FMC brings neurologist to hospital and community

Oct. 17, 2012

Neurologist Srijana Zarkou, M.D., recently joined the medical staff at Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). Dr. Zarkou’s arrival in Northern Arizona helps meet the need for a highly skilled neurologist in the region and demonstrates FMC’s commitment to meeting the medical needs of the residents and visitors of Northern Arizona by working to recruit physicians to the area.

Dr. Zarkou will care for patients at FMC, as well as see patients in an outpatient office – located in the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona – Flagstaff clinic, 1215 N. Beaver St. Appointments can be made by calling 928-214-2621.

As a board-certified neurologist Dr. Zarkou specializes in neurological conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis and migraine headaches, as well as many others. Before joining FMC, Dr. Zarkou worked as a teleneurologist and neurohospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, where she regularly teleconferenced with physicians at FMC as a consultant on neurological cases.

“Dr. Zarkou has an outstanding reputation as a physician training at the Mayo Clinic and through her consultant work with FMC to provide neurological care to our patients,” said Steve Lewis, M.D., FMC chief medical officer. “Her experience and clinical expertise will help FMC as we continue to enhance the quality of medical care and services we offer to our patients and to the community.”  
Dr. Zarkou is board-certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. She earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in 2007. She completed an adult neurology residency program at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Arizona, followed by a clinical neurophysiology fellowship focusing on epilepsy and electroencephalography (EEG). Dr. Zarkou has published her original research including studies on traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.

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