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Daryoush Tavanaiepour, MD



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My bio

Daryoush Tavanaiepour, M.D., is the chair of the neurosurgery department at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, and a UF Health neurosurgeon in Jacksonville, Florida. He is UF Health's medical director of the neuro-oncology program in Jacksonville and is medical director of the UF Health Skull Base Center, a multidisciplinary program which treats patients with brain and skull base tumors. He is also the medical director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at the UF Health Neuroscience Institute. He specializes in brain and skull-base tumors, deep brain stimulation, and general neurological surgery.

Board certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

    American Board Neurological Surgery


  • Skull Base Neurosurgery Fellowship

    Harvard Medical School, 2012

  • Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery Fellowship

    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 2011

  • Neurological Surgery Residency

    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 2010

  • Surgery Internship

    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 2005

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

    University of Otago School of Medicine, 2003

My areas of focus





  • Associate Professor

    University of Florida, 2019 - Current

  • Chair

    Department of Neurosurgery, 2019 - Current

  • Medical Director

    Neuro-Oncology, 2013 - Current

  • Medical Director

    Movement Disorders, 2013 - Current

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

    University of Florida, 2012 - 2019