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Neurologist joins Banner Sun Health Research Institute

SUN CITY, Ariz. (Sept. 25, 2013) – Sara Dhanani, MD, a movement disorders neurologist, has joined Banner Sun Health Research Institute. Dr. Dhanani works with patients with Parkinson’s, tremors and other movement conditions.

Most recently, Dhanani served a movement disorders fellowship at Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center at Barrow Neurological Clinic in Phoenix. She earned her medical degree from Dow Medical College in Pakistan in 2004. Dhanani served her residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and is certified by the Arizona Medical Board.

Dhanani is the author of numerous peer papers and publications and serves on the American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorders Society. Fluent in Urdu and Hindi, Dhanani enjoys hiking, running, reading and traveling.

“I am excited and pleased to join the world-renown Banner Sun Health Research Institute,” she said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to assist patients with movement disorders and help achieve Banner Health’s mission to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.”

About Banner Sun Health Research Institute
For 26 years, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, part of nonprofit Banner Health, has been a leader nationally and internationally in the effort to find answers to disorders of aging including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The institute, together with its Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium partners, has been designated by the National Institutes of Health as one of just 29 Alzheimer’s Disease Centers in the nation. The institute’s Cleo Roberts Center for Clinical Research takes laboratory discoveries to clinical trials that foster hope for new treatments. Banner Health is Arizona’s leading health care provider and second largest private employer. For more information, visit
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