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Dr. Arlo Brakel, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.1 (30)
Map Pin Small Tucson, AZ
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19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Arlo Brakel, MD

Dr. Arlo Brakel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Tucson, AZ. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY / MERITCARE HOSPITAL CONSORTIUM and is affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Brakel an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Brakel works at Practice in Tucson, AZ with other offices in Green Valley, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis and Back Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Brakel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Simple Solutions Plastic Surgery Pllc
    1775 W Saint Marys Rd Ste 111, Tucson, AZ 85745 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 749-3509
  2. 2
    Smithkline Beecham Clinical Laboratory
    450 W Continental Rd, Green Valley, AZ 85622 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 749-3509
  3. 3
    Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
    1601 W Saint Marys Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 749-3509

Hospital Affiliations
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  • St. Mary's Hospital

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Spondylolisthesis
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Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spine Deformities
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Compressed Spinal Cord
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurostimulation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Arlo Brakel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1548239288
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY / MERITCARE HOSPITAL CONSORTIUM
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Brakel has seen patients for Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis and Back Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Brakel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Brakel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Brakel.

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