Brain Injury Center

Traumatic and acquired brain injuries have many causes including assaults, falls, hypoxia/anoxia, motor vehicle collisions, seizure disorders, spasticity management, sports injuries and tumors. These types of brain injuries require expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, and often lifelong disease and injury management.

At the Brain Injury Center at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, we offer an array of integrated services for people with brain injuries. It is our goal to provide each patient with the best possible recovery while minimizing disabilities from the injury and maximizing independence.

To make an appointment at the Brain Injury Center, please call (602) 839-4528.

About the Center

Our center is internationally recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Our multidisciplinary teams, under the Rehabilitation Institute consist of board certified physiatrists, neurologists, rehabilitation psychologists, hospitalists, advanced practice nurses, therapists and other experts who work collaboratively with you and your loved ones to provide care and resources after a brain injury.

Types of brain injury we treat on inpatient and outpatient basis:

  • Assault
  • Falls
  • Hypoxia/Anoxia
  • Motor vehicle collisions
  • Seizure disorders
  • Spasticity management
  • Sports injury
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Tumor

Our Providers

Center Leadership:

No current Center director

Patient Education

Patients and their family members receive personalized education based on their injury and treatment plan, including:

  • Customized education binders
  • Education and resource management
  • Psychological support and resources

Research

The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public.

Fellowship and Residency Programs

The Brain Injury Center supports the neurology residency program at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

Health and Prevention

The specialists at the Brain Injury Center provide ongoing support for the optimal management of aging with disability for the optimal management of aging with disability, which includes reconnection of the patient to health and wellness programs, referrals to the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona and Banner Concussion Center.