Banner Boswell Medical Center welcomes new neurosurgeon
SUN CITY, Ariz. (Sept. 28, 2011) – Banner Health announces the addition of a new neurosurgeon to Banner Sun City Neurosurgical Specialists, located on the second floor of Banner Boswell Medical Center, 13188 N. 103rd Drive in Sun City.
Nevra S. King, MD, specializes in complex, degenerative and traumatic spine issues and brain tumors. She comes to Banner Boswell from the United States Air Force, where she was a Major and director of Neurotrauma at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. King received her medical degree from the University of Istanbul and completed a neurosurgical residency at the Bakirkoy Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases Hospital in Istanbul. During her Turkish residency and for another year thereafter she was engaged in a Neurosurgery Observership at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Established in the United States, she completed a Neurosurgery Clinical Fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson, as well as a General Surgery Internship at Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania. She went on to complete her Neurosurgery Residency at the University of New Mexico Hospitals in Albuquerque before joining the Air Force.
Dr. King is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Medical Association. She joins neurosurgeons David A. Pootrakul, MD, and Jesse D. Babbitz, MD. Their office can be reached at (623) 972-3001.
Banner Boswell Medical Center, located at 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd. in Sun City, is a 501-bed campus specializing in neurosciences, heart care, cancer care, stroke care, orthopedics, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing and emergency care. Supporting Banner Boswell’s mission of excellent patient care is the Sun Health Foundation, which encourages charitable giving to support the hospital. Banner Boswell is part of nonprofit Banner Health. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com/Boswell.