Dr. Byron Willis Jr., MD

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Dr. Byron Willis Jr., MD

Neurosurgery | Male

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

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Dr. Willis Jr. specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at 1 location.

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3.2 based on 27 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Willis Jr.
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (26)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (26)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (26)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (26)
Dr. Willis Jr.' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (25)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Phoenix, AZ |
doctor and staff not professionals, lobby dirty, musty, paint falling and warped furniture, looks like a dungon, staff totally not patient friendly, office adm. quite nasty, will not listen to concerns
in Phoenix, AZ |
He's the best. He has saved my spinal cord many many times!
Dr Willis operated on my lower spine, I am left with chronic pain, legs numb, feet burning, forminal stenosis, nerve impingement, all the same problems except a new hernia. Being told Dr Willis will not operates or correct problems. 13 month after surjury, no help. Beware of this surgeon. Get second options or you may suffer too.
in Phx |
Not good at all really unprofessional,heartless and needs his to be removed from practice, lets people get infections and unremorseful when they do one dead in his care
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2002

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Willis Jr.' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Willis Jr.' Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients