Dr. Byron Willis Jr, MD

Dr. Byron Willis Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Byron Willis Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1331 N 7th St Ste 405

Phoenix, AZ 85006

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Willis Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Willis Jr treats Chiari's Deformity more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Willis Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Willis Jr performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Willis Jr performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Willis Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Willis Jr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Willis Jr' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Byron Willis Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1997
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship Hospital
1996
New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo
Medical School
2002
1997
1996

Awards

Dr. Willis Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Willis Jr

3.2

Based on 33 reviews

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In 2009 Dr Willis performed my lower back Laminectomy for ‘Central Stenosis’ (arthritic material rubbing directly against the spinal chord), that could cause loss of bowel/bladder control. After surgery, he informed me that the cover of my spinal chord was inflamed & tore easily, so that the...Read More
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I am so thankful to have found Dr Willis. I had been to so many quacks! He leaves the decisions up to the patient. He showed me on my MRI and Xray what was going on and said it would be my decision as to when I would have spinal fusion. When I came back and said 'its time', I was scheduled. ...Read More
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Don't waste your time. Very unprofessional.
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I called to the office of Dr. Byron to schedule appointment. They told me that I should fax them referral, insurance and MRI. I did it. Nobody called me after that. When I called back week later, they said "we don't accept your insurance". Which been surprise for me, because I found them in my...Read More
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He preformed surgery on my dad and his bedside manner was excellent. You don't think about how important that is until you are waiting for hours about such important news.
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Aetna
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Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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