Lori Travis MDLori Travi MD

Dr. Lori Hendin Travis is a board certified neurologist with a clinical interest in Multiple Sclerosis. Dr. Travis earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona in 1998. She completed her internship at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix in 1999 and her Neurology residency in 2002 at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, where she also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Travis has been an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Arizona since 2004 and co-director of the Phoenix Neurological Associates Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center. She joined the Center for Neurology and Spine in 2020 as one of a core group of neurologists dedicated to the newly-launched, comprehensive and multidisciplinary Multiple Sclerosis Center of Arizona at the Center for Neurology and Spine.

Dr. Travis is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She was named a Phoenix Magazine “Top Doc” in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2016. She received the “Top Neurologist- Patient Reviews” award in 2015. She has authored and co-authored various poster presentations on MS, has appeared in several neurology publications, and has served as primary investigator and co-investigator on more than 20 clinical research trials, including a trial with a specific focus on Multiple Sclerosis and pregnancy.

As one of a minority of female specialists in her field, Dr. Travis sees herself as being in a unique position to reduce barriers when it comes to caring for the predominantly female MS patient population. Her care philosophy involves listening carefully to her patients’ needs and concerns, educating them about their options, advocating for them, and helping them be as healthy as possible. She enjoys the relational aspect of caring for patients with MS and encourages ongoing conversations based on her patients’ needs and the ongoing advancements in MS treatment that science has to offer. She thoroughly enjoys the teaching aspect of her work, both in the classroom and in the consultation room. When she’s not focused on multiple sclerosis alongside her father, fellow MS expert and Center for Neurology and Spine neurologist Dr. Barry A. Hendin, Dr. Travis enjoys spending time with her husband and eight children.

Education
MD– University of Arizona
Internship– Good Samaritan Hospital (Phoenix, Arizona)
Residency, Neurology– Mayo Clinic (Minnesota)

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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