Varina Boerwinkle, MD is the medical director of the Neuro-Critical Care Program. Prior to joining Phoenix Children’s, Dr. Boerwinkle was the assistant professor of Pediatric Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and a neurohospitalist for Texas Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Boerwinkle earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern. She completed a residency from University of Texas Southwestern in obstetrics and gynecology and in pediatric and adult neurology from Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Boerwinkle is board certified in neurology with special qualifications in child neurology. She is a world leader in resting state-functional MRI for children, a tool she brings to Barrow at Phoenix Children’s for epilepsy surgery planning.
Dr. Boerwinkle is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and Child Neurology Society.