Dr. John Wanebo, MD

Dr. John Wanebo, MD

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53 y/o
(33)

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Dr. John Wanebo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Barrow Brain and Spine

7301 E 2nd St Ste 106

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • United Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 91% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Brain Cancer
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Wanebo'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. Wanebo "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Skull Fracture
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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27  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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wanebo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Wanebo's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wanebo to family and friends
33 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Wanebo'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 (8)

Dr. Wanebo is a highly skilled Surgeon. I suffered from a brain aneurysm rupture- which affected the part of my brain to control my vision. My vision is fully restored as well as no additional side effects from this trauma. I am forever grateful.
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Dr wanebo literally saved my life. I had a stroke due to a carotid artery blockage that they couldn’t unblock due to its location. My prognosis was coma’, according to the neurologist, DR. Wanebo performed an arterial bypass to supplement blood flow to my brain. Besides his expertise, dr wanebo is...more
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Dr. Wanebo is just WONDERFUL!!! Thank heavens for his skills.
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I must say I had a very unplanned trip to the emergency room end of Jan 2017. The Dr found a large 12MM aneurism. I was transported to Scottsdale Brain ICU where I met with Dr Wamego the following day to speak with under going major brain surgery. To be perfectly honest I was so scared. Dr. Wanebo...more
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Dr Wanebo is an excellent and caring surgeon and Julie and Teri who take care of the office are the very best.
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