Dr. Javier Cardenas, MD

Dr. Javier Cardenas, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Javier Cardenas, MD is a neurology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in neurology.

SJHMC Adolescent Neurology

222 W Thomas Rd Ste 304

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Healthcare Connect
  • Humana
  • Indian Health Service
  • Mercy Care

Learn about Dr. Cardenas

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Top Care Areas

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

Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Cardenas'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. Cardenas "My mission, along with the St. Joseph Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cardenas does not have any board certifications listed.

31  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diplopia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • University of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cardenas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cardenas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cardenas does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cardenas and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Cardenas is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Cardenas' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cardenas' 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)

Unbelievably the best Dr I have ever been to. Knowledgeable and caring, great office staff and environment. 5 stars all the way!
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This provider is not certain about his own diagnoses at times; yet, will tell you something definitive when he is unsure or confident in that which he just told you!
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