Alyx B. Porter, M.D.

  1. Neurologist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Alyx B. Porter, M.D., is a neurologist with subspecialty certification in neuro-oncology. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Benign tumors of the brain and spinal cord
  • Malignant tumors of the brain and spinal cord
  • Brain metastases
  • Neurological complications of systemic cancer and cancer treatment

Her research interests include improving the quality of life for patients with glioblastoma as well as furthering the understanding of gliomagenesis and patterns of recurrence.

Dr. Porter is part of the faculty for the Communication in Healthcare course for other physicians and is the director of the Cultural Humility Course for Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Arizona.

  1. Benign nervous system tumor
  2. Brain cancer
  3. Peripheral nerve tumors
  4. Spinal cord tumor
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Malignancies of the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Neurologic complications from systemic malignancies and their treatment
  1. 2008
    FellowDivision of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurology
  2. 2007
    ResidentDepartment of Neurology
  3. 2004
    InternshipDepartment of Internal Medicine
  4. 2003
    MDTemple University School of Medicine
  5. 1999
    BA - English, Minor in BiochemistrySpelman College


  1. 2013
    Neuro-OncologyUnited Council of Neurologic Specialties
  2. 2009
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Research activities

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