Dr. F Barranco, MD

Dr. F Barranco, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o
(19)

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Dr. F Barranco, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 96% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barranco "At BBS, 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 BBS, 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. "
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Radiation Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cysts, Adult
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Drug Infusion Pump
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System

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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

  • Keck School Of Medicine, Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Pittsburgh Montefiore Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barranco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barranco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barranco to family and friends
4.8
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Barranco'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Gil's Bend |
Dr Barranco was the only way I was able to deal with the diagnosis of my brain tumor. My wife and had no idea what we were going to do. Dr Barranco staff was just as caring as he was.. I finished up radiation just over a week ago. I was diagnosed on April 13 and surgery was on May 3rd. I'm...more
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in Buckeye, AZ |
I just wanted to add more to Dr Barrancos survey that I already wrote: I had my last post op end of May 2017. On most days I am 100% and feel great! I had my surgery 1st week of Feb. He is kind and does care about his patients. As far as I am concerned he is the BEST!!!!! Now, I hadn't had any...more
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in Glendale, AZ |
With a herniated disk in my neck and extreme arm pain, I was told I needed surgery. We had already tried physical therapy and steroid injections. I contacted Barrow and they matched me with Dr. Barranco and I was thrilled. Within days of dropping off my MRI, they were able to fit me in. Within...more
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in Marana AZ |
Dr. Barranco is a skilled surgeon. He and his team do an outstanding job of explaining and following up on their procedures. The entire experience from his team through the hospitalization was first-rate. There was no Detail it was not handled perfectly.
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in Phoenix, AZ |
My surgery was extremely successful. Dr. Barranco and his team are professional, courteous and pay attention to the patient's needs. I'm more than happy with the staff and the quick recovery from my spine surgery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barranco accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    American Indian Health Plan
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-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
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Barranco has admitting privileges

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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