Yonas Geda

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Yonas Geda
Yonas Geda, MD Office

(855) 900-9975

Fax (602) 406-6261 240 W Thomas Rd Suite 301 Phoenix, AZ 85013

Yonas Geda

Yonas Geda, MD, is a psychiatrist and behavioral neurologist in the Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Program and a professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Geda’s areas of expertise include brain aging (e.g., evaluating and treating executives with stress and memory concerns), mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders. He is a member of the Science Committee of the French Alzheimer’s Research Group, and he served as chair of the award committees of the American Neuropsychiatric Association and the Neuropsychiatric Professional Interest Area of the Alzheimer’s Association. Dr. Geda is an associate fellow of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Geda earned his medical degree from Addis Ababa (Haile Selassie) University in Ethiopia. He also earned a Master of Science degree in biomedical science and clinical research at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minnesota as a National Institutes of Health Research Scientist Career Development scholar. Following his psychiatry residency training at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Geda completed a fellowship in behavioral neurology.

Dr. Geda’s research interests include the investigation of the role of lifestyle factors (exercise, mental activities, and caloric intake) and neuropsychiatric symptoms of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders. He has published over 145 peer-reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Geda is the lead author of an international panel that developed the neurobiological theoretical model to investigate neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Primary Specialty

Oncological Surgeon

Practice Yonas Geda, MD
Gender Male
Education Addis Ababa University
Training Mayo Clinic, Behavioral Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science; Behavioral Neurology, Medical Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Psychiatry, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Primary Care Medicine
Certification American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
Payment Options Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted AARP Medicare Complete, Aetna, AHCCCS, Arizona Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beech Street, Cigna East, Cigna West (Great West), First Health, Health Choice, Health Net, Humana, Medicare, Mercy Care Plan, MultiPlan/PHCS, Phoenix Health Plan, RAN/AMN Evergreen, TriCare, TriWest, United Health Care
Degrees Medical Doctor
Admitting Hospitals Barrow Neurological Institute, Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Languages English, Amharic, French
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 Neurology, Geriatric Neurology, Behavior Neurology, Psychiatry
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