Dr. Surasak Phuphanich, MD is a neurology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurology.


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(602) 457-1705

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Dr. Phuphanich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Febrile Convulsion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phuphanich treats Febrile Convulsion more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Phuphanich treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Febrile Convulsions, Familial, 1
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phuphanich treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Phuphanich treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phuphanich treats Headache more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Phuphanich treats this condition more than 85% 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

Dr. Phuphanich's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Astrocytoma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Biological Therapy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chordoma
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuritis
  • Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Neutropenia
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • 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

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Farsi
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Phuphanich's Reviews

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Provides excellent information about your medical conditional. Treating the brain in far more complicated the other parts of the body.
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Dr.Phuphanich is kind, caring, understanding, patient, and truly listens to his patients. He takes the time to hear what is said and understand what is being asked and to address not only the question but the underlying feelings of the patient. He is clear in his explanations and does a great job in explaining a complex Medical situation. Highly recommended.
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DID NOT SHOW ME MY MRI JUST SAID EVERYTHINGS OK AND WALK OUT THE ROOM IN MY OPINION WAS NOT GOOD DR SO IM GETTING A NEW NEURO-ONCOLOGIST
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