Carondelet Neurological Institute - Tucson News Now

Carondelet Neurological Institute has an experienced and highly specialized team of neurologists and neurosurgeons. We care for a wide range of neurological and spinal disorders. Contact us at (520) 873-3333.
Our Services

Carondelet Neurological Institute provides a variety of neurological services through the following centers:

  • Primary Stroke Center for the complete treatment of stroke and brain aneurysms.
  • Brain and Spine Tumor Center for the complete treatment of brain and spine tumors through advanced technology and multi-disciplinary team of physicians.
  • Spine Center for the complete treatment of back pain and injury, including physical therapy, surgical options and a patient navigator.
  • Balance Center for the assessment and treatment of all types of balance disorders with customized treatment plans.
  • Hearing Center for the assessment and treatment of hearing dysfunction and disorders.

Neurovascular Diseases

Neurovascular disease is the leading cause of disability in the US. These complex diseases involve any abnormality of the blood vessels within or supplying the brain and spine.

  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Moyamoya
Back and Spine Disorders

Back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives and can be difficult to diagnose and treat. The Carondelet Neurological Institute provides Southern Arizona with a comprehensive Spine Center for patients who suffer from chronic or acute back pain.

  • Back Pain
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Herniated Discs

Brain and Spine Tumors

  • Including metastatic tumors
Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Essential Tremor
Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Multiple Sclerosis
Brain Injury
  • Concussions
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
General Neurology
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraines
  • Sciatica
  • Seizures/Epilepsy
About CNI

At the Carondelet Neurological Institute (CNI), we combine advanced technology with a team of specialty-trained physicians and staff to deliver comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for neurological and spinal disorders.
Upcoming Events
  • Brain Aneurysm Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month, 6 - 8 pm.
  • Check out the Neurological Support Groups that CNI offers!

CNI Spotlight

Ryan Kretzer, MD
Ryan Kretzer, MD is a board-certified neurosurgeon at the CNI. He is fellowship-trained in neurosurgery and has specific expertise in treating complex spine disorders.

Adaeze Onuoha, MD
Adaeze Onuoha, MD is a neurologist specially trained in neuro critical care. She is currently the only neurointensivist in Tucson, working in Tucson's only dedicated Neurological Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Carondelet Neurological Institute.




350 N. Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-873-3000

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