Dr. F Barranco, MD

Dr. F Barranco, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. F Barranco, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and radiation oncology.

Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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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. Barranco performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Barranco'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. 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. "

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Radiation Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

58  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

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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.


  • 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
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barranco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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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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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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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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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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