Dr. Byron H. Willis Jr, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 47

1331 N 7th St Suite 275
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Dr. Willis Jr' Experience

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Dr. Willis Jr' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Willis Jr Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Willis Jr Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 East Mcdowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Neurosurgery & Spine
Arizona Neurosurgery & Spine
1331 N 7th St Suite 275
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    Dr. Willis Jr' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Willis Jr & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Willis Jr' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

    • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Willis Jr

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Willis Jr to family and friends

    39 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Willis Jr' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    35 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    38 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 38 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Willis Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    39 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    39 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    39 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    39 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Willis Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Arizona Neurosurgery & Spine
    1331 N 7th St Suite 275
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602) 254-3151 (Office)
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