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P. David Adelson, MD

P. David Adelson, MD

Neurosurgery Phoenix, AZ

Professor, Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Office Address

Office Map
  • 1919 E Thomas Rd
    Phoenix Children's Hospital, Neurosurgery Department
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Phone: (602) 933-0975
    Fax: (602) 933-0445

Dr. Adelson's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: General Neurosurgery

Dr. Adelson's Education & Medical Training

  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School

Dr. Adelson's Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2008 - 2014
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery, 1996, Current
  • American Board of Pediatric Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Pediatric Neurological SurgeryPediatric, 1998, Current

Dr. Adelson's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Marquis Whos WhoWhos Who in Medicine and HealthcareMarquis Whos Who
  • American Association of Neurological SurgeonsFellow (FAANS)American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Dr. Adelson's Clinical Trials

Dr. Adelson's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: Hypothermia
    Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: HypothermiaNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2009 - 2011
  • Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: Hypothermia
    Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: HypothermiaNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2007 - 2008
  • Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBI: Local Cerebral Biochemical Secondary
    Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBI: Local Cerebral Biochemical SecondaryNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBI: Hypothermia In The Treatment Of Severe
    Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBI: Hypothermia In The Treatment Of SevereNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2005
  • Hypothermia For Severe TBI In Children
    Hypothermia For Severe TBI In ChildrenNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2004 - 2004
  • Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBI
    Efficacy Of Hypothermia In Pediatric TBINational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2002 - 2004
  • Attenuation Of The Excitotoxic &Inflammatory Response Utilizing Hypothermia
    Attenuation Of The Excitotoxic &Inflammatory Response Utilizing HypothermiaNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2002
  • Hypothermia For Severe TBI In Children
    Hypothermia For Severe TBI In ChildrenNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2000 - 2001
  • Psychological Effects Of Accidental Injury In Children
    Psychological Effects Of Accidental Injury In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
    1999 - 1999
  • Hypothermia For Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Childre
    Hypothermia For Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In ChildreNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1999 - 2000
  • Use Of Near Infrared Spectroscopy For Monitoring Cerebral Oxygenation
    Use Of Near Infrared Spectroscopy For Monitoring Cerebral OxygenationNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 1999
  • Severe Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury
    Severe Diffuse Traumatic Brain InjuryNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1997 - 2001

Dr. Adelson's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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