Luis Tumialán, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. Dr. Tumialán is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Dr. Tumialán’s expertise includes minimally invasive spine surgery and cervical and lumbar arthoplasty.

    Dr. Tumialán received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and served on active duty with the United States Navy as a neurosurgeon.


    Emory University
    Residency, Neurological Surgery

    Naval Medical Center
    Internship, Transitional Year

    Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical School


    Barrow Neurological Institute

    SurgCenter Camelback

    Board Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery

    Medical Licensure


    Professional Organizations

    Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

    American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

    AANS/CNS Spine Section

    Ad hoc reviewer: Spine, Neurosurgery


    AANS Fellow 2011

    United States Naval Commendation Medal, Gold Star

    United States Naval Commendation Medal

    United States Naval Expeditionary Medal

    Alpha Omega Alpha, Georgetown University School of Medicine

    Phi Beta Kappa, University of Missouri

    Suzie C. Tindall Neurosurgery Resident Achievement Award