Message from the Department Head

Welcome Message from The ChairmanDr David M Labiner

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Neurology at the University Of Arizona College of Medicine! The 21st century promises to revolutionize our understanding of the brain, leading to novel approaches to diagnose, treat and prevent neurologic diseases. There is now hope for patients with neurological disorders that not long ago were thought incurable. Thus, it is a great time to be in Neurology!

Our department is part of the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) - one of the largest tertiary care academic medical centers in the Southwest. Our department provides a friendly, vibrant, and collaborative environment that allows our faculty and trainees to pursue excellence in all their endeavors. The Department of Neurology is composed of over 30 full time teaching and research faculty along with numerous part-time clinical faculty members. Our mission is to provide excellence in patient care, education, research, service and healthcare delivery for the people of Arizona and beyond.  Read more...



Nov 19, 2015

Sara Lewis successfully defends her doctoral dissertation.

Oct 14, 2015
Duk L. Na, MD, an international authority on dementia related to cerebrovascular disease, will discuss his latest research on Nov. 20. Three other prominent researchers to speak on related topics, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases, through June 2016 in this University of Arizona lecture series.
Jul 21, 2015
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
May 26, 2015
The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.
Apr 29, 2015

The Department of Neurology is sad to announce that William A. Sibley, MD, one of the founding faculty members of the UA College of Medicine, and the first head of the UA Department of Neurology, passed away April 24. He was 90.