Physician Joins Banner Desert Medical Center
Dr. Tristram Horton, a neurosurgeon, has joined the team at Banner Desert Medical Center as Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery. Horton comes to Arizona from the University of Michigan, where he served in the Department of Neurosurgery as a clinical lecturer.
Dr. Horton is a neurovascular surgeon, capable of doing both open surgery and endovascular procedures. Dr. Horton is the only dual fellowship-trained physician in this specialty in the state. Dr. Horton treats patients with aneurysms, vascular malformations, ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke, as well as carotid artery disease. His practice includes treatment of both adult and pediatric patients.
Early in his career, Dr. Horton completed a neurosurgical residency and neuroendovascular surgery fellowship at Penn State University. He then completed a cerebrovascular fellowship at the University of Michigan.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Horton and his unique expertise to Banner Desert,” said Rob Gould, CEO of Banner Desert Medical Center. “Neurologists and neurosurgeons have been eager to join our team since he joined us to have the opportunity to work with him.”
Dr. Horton is a member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Surgery Section and the National Neurotrauma Society.