Dr. Surasak Phuphanich, MD

Dr. Surasak Phuphanich, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Surasak Phuphanich, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

Barrow Neurology Clinics

240 W Thomas Rd # 403

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 96% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Phuphanich "My mission, along with the Dignity Health 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."

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Astrocytoma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chordoma
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Neutropenia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Chemotherapy
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Plasmapheresis

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

  • Faculty Of Science, Mahidol University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Ramathibodi Hospital Faculty Of Medicine, Mahidol University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Francis Hospital Loyola University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Ill Med Center (Neurology)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Calif San Francisco (Neuro-Oncology)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2007-2009
  • Top's American Oncologist Award, Consumer Research Council, 2008-2009
  • Castle Connoloy America Top Doctors for Cancer, 2006-2012
  • Best Doctors (Best Doctors Inc.), 2011-2012
Media & Publications
  • Phase II study of bevacizumab plus temozolomide during and after radiation therapy for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme, 2011
  • A Phase I Evaluation of the Safety of Bortezomib with Biologic Proteosome 20S Activity Correlation and the Effects of Anticonvulsants in Adults with Recurrent Malignant Glioma., 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Farsi
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Phuphanich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phuphanich to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Phuphanich'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Phuphanich accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Phuphanich has admitting privileges

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