Dr. Felipe Albuquerque, MD

Dr. Felipe Albuquerque, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Felipe Albuquerque, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, and more.

Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Indian Health Service
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Albuquerque performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Albuquerque'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. Albuquerque "At BNA, 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 BNA, 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. "

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Artery Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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21  Procedures

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

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  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Los Angeles County Usc Med Center Neurological Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Keck School Of Medicine, Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Albuquerque has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Albuquerque's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Albuquerque to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Albuquerque'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 (2)

Should have written this in Jan 2007 after Dr. Albuquerque saved my life. I had a ruptured brain aneurysm in Wickenburg AZ. Was helicoptered to Barrows on a Sunday evening where Dr. Albuquerque inserted a titanium coil into my brain. Recovery was very rapid. I am lucky to have no after effects. At...more
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He did a wonderful job, but I had to ask to meet him. I did not meet him pre-op for either surgery. I trusted Dr. Nakaji's referral. I never met with him at the office., only hi Fellow.
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