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 16 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci 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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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
very high
more than 94% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  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
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Willis Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Willis Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Willis Jr

3.2

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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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Kathleen A Brown in AZ – May 01, 2018
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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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Mary – Mar 28, 2018
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Don't waste your time. Very unprofessional.
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waddell,az – Jan 24, 2018
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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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Middletown, CT – Nov 23, 2017
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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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C C in Phoenix – Sep 14, 2016
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