Terry Fife

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Terry Fife
Terry Fife, MD Office

(855) 900-9975

Fax (602) 406-6261 240 West Thomas Road Suite 301 Phoenix, AZ 85013

Terry Fife

Terry Fife, MD, is the director of the Balance Disorders and Vestibular Neurology Program at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. He is board certified in both internal medicine and in neurology.

Dr. Fife specializes in disorders of balance and equilibrium including vertigo, cerebellar ataxia, chronic imbalance, hydrocephalus, recurrent falling, syncope and postural hypotension, dizziness, and nystagmus and eye movement disorders. His research interests include the diagnosis and management of vertigo and equilibrium disorders, testing of balance and vestibular function, and cerebellar ataxia.

He is the past chairman of the Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology Section of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a past president of the Arizona Neurological Society and serves on a number of national committees. Dr. Fife has published scholarly articles on topics related to balance disorders and is a reviewer for numerous journals on topics of balance and vertigo.

After completing medical school at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, Dr. Fife completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California-Davis and then completed neurology training at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed fellowship training in neuro-otology and balance disorders at UCLA on a National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award.
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Practice Terry Fife, MD
Gender Male
Education College of Medicine, Texas A&M University
Training UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Vestibular Neurophysiology and Neuro-otology, UCLA, Neurology, University of California – Davis, Internal Medicine
Certification American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Payment Options Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted AARP Medicare Complete HMO (Plans 1&2), AARP Medicare Complete, Phoenix Direct Hospital Network, Administrative Enterprise, Aetna (HMO) and Student Health, Aetna Medicare Select Plan HMO, Aetna PPO (Choice POS, Open Access, Select), Ameriben, Anthem BCBS, Arizona Foundation for Medical Care (AZFMC), First Health/Conventry, Multiplan, PHCS, BCBS neighborhood HMO, BCBS of Arizona (PPO, HMO), Bright Health Plan, Champ VA, Cigna (PPO, HMO) Local Plus, Cigna Health Springs, Cigna Sure Fit, Gilsbar, Golden Rule, Great West, Health Choice, Health Choice Generations, Humana (HMO, PPO, Premier, National, Preferred), Humana Choice PPO, Humana Gold Choice, Humana Gold Plus, HMO, Indian Health Services, Mercy Care, Mercy Care Advantage, Mercy Maricopa Advantage HMO, SNP, Mercy Maricopa Integrated (MMIC), Meritain Health, Meritain PPO, Mountain States, Optum Medical Network Lifeprint, Southwest Service Administrators, Southwestern Teamsters, Tricare for Life, Tricare Military, UMR, United Health Care Community, United Healthcare Assisted Living (PPO SNP), United Healthcare Nursing Home, United Healthcare Dual Complete, One HMO, SNP, United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage (Optumcare) HMO, PPO, United Healthcare HMO, PPO, VA Choice Programs
Degrees Medical Doctor
Admitting Hospitals Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Languages English
Business Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Services Neuro-otology Additional Services Surgeon
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