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Kourosh Tavanaiepour, DO



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My bio

Kourosh Tavanaiepour, D.O., is a UF assistant professor of neurosurgery and a UF Health neurosurgeon in Jacksonville, Florida. He is medical director of the UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center and specializes in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery and neurological surgery. Clinical interests include treatment of all types of spine disorders, from chronic back pain to complex conditions such as adult scoliosis. Other conditions treated include intervertebral disc disease, spinal tumors and spine deformities.

Board certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

    American Osteopathic Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2017

  • Neurological Surgery Residency

    Hackensack University Medical Center, 2016

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010

My areas of focus





  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

    University of Florida, 2017 - Current

  • Chief

    Division of Adult Spine, 2021 - Current

  • Medical Director

    Spinal Surgery, 2017 - Current

  • Medical Director

    UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center, 2019 - Current

  • Medical Director

    Spine Neuro-Oncology Program, 2019 - Current

  • Program Director

    Complex Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program, 2020 - Current