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Dr. Javier Cardenas, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 44

  
Dr. Cardenas

SJHMC Adolescent Neurology

222 W THOMAS RD, STE 304 Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Dr. Javier Cardenas, MD is a neurology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 2004 and specializes in neurology and pediatric neurology.


Dr. Cardenas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cardenas

4.1

Based on 14 reviews

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Horrible office staff. There are plenty of other neurologists out there I can see with way more competent and friendly staff.
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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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Education

2009
BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
Fellowship Hospital
2006
St Joseph's Hospital and Med Center
Residency Hospital
2005
St Joseph's Hospital and Med Center
Internship Hospital
2004
University of Arizona
Medical School

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(602) 406-3800

Dr. Cardenas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Arizona
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cardenas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Cranial Trauma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Headache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Cardenas' conditions and procedures:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)