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Newsweek names Barrow among top neurosurgery programs in the world

(PHOENIX - Dec. 6, 2021) - Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has been named one of the world’s top neurosurgery programs in Newsweek's World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 ranking. In this global hospital ranking, Barrow earned the 16th spot in the neurosurgery category, and was the highest ranked neurosurgery program in Arizona.

“We are honored to be recognized by Newsweek in its ranking of the world’s best specialty hospitals,” said Michael T. Lawton, MD, president and CEO of Barrow Neurological Institute. “This recognition highlights the renowned medical care we provide to patients who often travel to Barrow from across the world to be treated by our expert neurosurgeons. Our experienced and skilled team is dedicated to caring for patients with some of the most complex neurological conditions, and we are proud to be pushing the boundaries of medicine to find solutions for these complicated cases.”

Barrow is a sought-after destination hospital that performs more brain surgeries than any other hospital in the United States. The Institute is also known as a leader in neuroscience education, housing the largest neurosurgery residency and fellowship programs in the United States and training more neurosurgeons than anywhere else in the world. In addition, Barrow is home to robust neurorehabilitation and neurology programs, which includes the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

Newsweek ranked U.S. hospitals in ten specialties. The publication selects hospitals based on a global recommendation survey of medical professionals.



Publish date: 

Monday, December 06, 2021