|I enjoy my patients and treat each of them, as I would want my family to be treated.|
David A. Pootrakul, MD
Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
Banner Boswell campus
13188 N. 103rd Drive
Sun City, AZ 85351
Fax: (623) 832-3045
Dr. Pootrakul specializes in general and vascular neurosurgery for brain and spine conditions and has a particular interest in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Dr. Pootrakul completed much of his medical training in Thailand, receiving his medical degree from Chulalongkorn University and completing his internship and general surgery and neurosurgery residencies at the Chulalongkorn University Hospital in Bangkok. He then completed an additional residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, serving a year as senior resident. In addition, he traveled to London, Ontario, Canada, for a microvascular and carotid surgery fellowship at the University of Western Ontario and Affiliated Hospitals.
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Pootrakul has worked with Phoenix area neurologists to develop a DBS program for movement disorders at Banner Boswell Medical Center. Dr. Pootrakul is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Thai Physicians Association of America.
Interests and Activities:
When not taking care of patients or doing surgery, I enjoy playing golf and spending time with my family.
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
General Surgery & Neurosurgery, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand; Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz.
Fellowship/Post Graduate Training:
Microvascular and Carotid Surgery, University of Western Ontario and Affiliated Hospitals, London, Ontario, Canada
American Board of Neurological Surgeons
Specializing in the following Diseases, Conditions, Procedures:
General and vascular neurosurgery for brain and spine conditions; functional neurosurgery; Deep Brain Stimulation
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Thai Physicians Association of America
English, Thai, Cantonese