Selected Tributes

This page provides links to some of the many accolades received by Dr. Sonntag over his long career in neurosurgery and upon his retirement in 2010.


Arizona Republic, August 2002: A Reluctant Celebrity


Honored Guest of Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons

Honored Guest CNS Barrow Publication


Business Journal, Aug. 2003, Health Care Heroes: Striking a Balance

ASU CLAS News, Spr/Sum 2004: Dr. VS Blends Skill, Empathy


ASU Alumni Achievement Award


VS Pioneer in Spinal NS, Educator, Colleague, Family Man


Between 1996 and 2004, I was honored to be included in Phoenix Magazine's guide to "Top Doctors" seven times, with a write-up my first year. To view the lists, click on the links below.

Top Docs April 1996
Top Docs April 1999
Top Docs April 2000
Top Docs April 2001
Top Docs April 2002
Top Docs April 2003
Top Docs April 2004


Testimonials from Community Members and Colleagues