P. David Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP

Consulting Neurosurgeon

David Adelson

David is the Co-Director of the Concussion/Neurotrauma Program, Chief of Neurosurgery, and the Director of the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  He is one of the foremost recognized neurosurgical and neuroscience experts on pediatric head and acquired neural injury maintaining both a clinical and translational laboratory devoted to research in neuroplasticity and recovery following injury.

David’s other clinical and research interests include; pediatric epilepsy, brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury, as well as, pediatric brain tumors. He has been the recipient of multiple awards, including The Best Doctors in America, Young Investigators Award of the Brain Injury Association, to name a few, and has published over 200 articles, chapters, and books on a multitude of topics.

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