Centers of Excellence

The Concussion Program - Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital

All children are at risk of sustaining a concussion. Currently, there is no way to prevent a concussive injury.

Collaborative, Comprehensive Care

A collaboration of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Sports Medicine, Neuropsychology, Neuroimaging, Injury Prevention, and Rehabilitative Services provides improved communication, clinical care, research, education, and most importantly, patient- and family- centered care. 

The multidisciplinary clinic is dedicated solely to the care of pediatric patients who have suffered a traumatic brain injury.

 Referral Information

Who to Refer:

  • Any child who has suffered a closed head injury with in the last 6 weeks
  • A child who has been seen through the Emergency Department for a closed head injury

How to Refer:

Call 602-933-0196  or  602-933-0440


Additional Information:

Patients who have had a concussion greater than 6 weeks ago and whose ONLY symptom is chronic headaches, should be referred to our of our designated Neurology providers: Dr. Kara Lewis, Dr. Robert Little, Dr. Marcy Yonker, or Carolyn Hickman, CPNP.

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