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Dr. Michael Lawton, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (21)
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34 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Michael Lawton, MD

Dr. Michael Lawton, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Phoenix, AZ. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and Yavapai Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Lawton an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Lawton works at Barrow Brain and Spine in Phoenix, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 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. Lawton's Office Locations

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    Barrow Brain and Spine
    2910 N 3rd Ave Ste 200, Phoenix, AZ 85013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 406-3181

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  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • Yavapai Regional Medical Center

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Traumatic Brain Injury
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Edema
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Subdural Hemorrhage
Brain Surgery
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Cancer
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Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Stenosis
Stroke
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Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Aneurysm
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Back Pain
Birth Defects
Brain Abscess
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Moyamoya Disease
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spondylolisthesis
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Vertebral Column Tumors
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Michael Lawton, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1073562294
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Barrow Neur Inst
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • John Hopkins University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Lawton has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lawton works at Barrow Brain and Spine in Phoenix, AZ. View the full address on Dr. Lawton’s profile.

    Dr. Lawton has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lawton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Lawton. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lawton.

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