Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick, MD

Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Barrow Brain and Spine

7301 E 2nd St Ste 106

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fitzpatrick performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Fitzpatrick's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzpatrick "At BNA, we put our patients first.  We are committed to treating our patients with compassion and to providing innovative and sound medical options for the treatment of our patient's neurological conditions.  As a patient of BNA, your health and well-being are important to us.  The neurosurgeons, physiatrists, hospital staff, neurological institute, and other members of our multidisciplinary team work together with one goal in mind - helping you get well. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitzpatrick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fitzpatrick is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Fitzpatrick's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzpatrick to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fitzpatrick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Fitzpatrick is an unbelievable surgeon! I was literally unable to walk because of the extreme pain I was in before my surgery. I am now a new person - I have my life back! Dr. Fitzpatrick is so down to earth, communicates easily and genuinely cares about his patients. His knowledge and...more
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I am 27 years old with a very bad degenerative spin (runs in the family). After visiting with several different doctors, I was recommend to see Dr. Brian Fitzpatrick. I could not be more thrilled with the outcome of my surgery. Dr. Fitzpatrick gave me my life back, not a day goes by that I don't...more
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Dr Fitzpatrick was truly excellent, both in knowledge and 'bedside manner' - double thumbs up!
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Dr. Fitzpatrick is one of the best neurosurgeons you can find. He is professional and is highly regarded by his peers, co-workers and staff. If you need the skilled hands of a neuro-surgeon and someone who truly cares about his patients select this physician.
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Went in skeptically from experiences with other doctors. One meeting with Dr. Fitzpatrick and the solution was obvious to him. He got me in right away. He was to the point. Highly skilled. Excellent staff. Solved my problem. I had instant relief after my surgery. This was a life changing,...more
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