Dr. Brian Callahan, MD

Dr. Brian Callahan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Brian Callahan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Univ Of Co Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 86% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

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  • Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Callahan, MD
Dr. Callahan eliminated my pain via an expertly performed carpal tunnel release surgery, and Crystal P. got me in and out, and on my way during my post-op follow-up appointment.
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Mar 30, 2018
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I had a horrible year last year, 10 total surgeries, 9 of them that Dr. Callahan did, in an out of hospitals. I know I was a problem child for Dr. Callahan, as my shunt kept malfunctioning, but he was always so professional, up beat, very nice, he even remembered my music concerts that I had...Read More
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ladyarwen524 in Tucson, AZ – Sep 22, 2016
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Would recommend Dr. Callahan to anybody! Wonderful surgeon, excellent staff, on time really down to earth and makes sure you are well taken care of.
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April in Tucson, az. – Aug 04, 2016
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Dr. Callahan is outstanding in his profession and with his integrity. It seems this is a rare quality to find. Dr. Callahan listens and is right there in finding the best solution for the problem. I believe he whole heartedly that he is here to make a difference! Dr. Callahan helped me see what...Read More
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Moore in Tucson, AZ – Apr 29, 2016
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Had L4 & L5 fused. The entire process was first rate and the results are amazing. First time in over decade I have zero pain. Don't let Dr Callahan's youthful appearance fool you. This surgeon is first rate. Best decision I could have made.
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Niles Schwartz in Tucson, AZ – Mar 23, 2016
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