UF Health Neurosurgery in Jacksonville, Florida, is a team of highly
skilled neurosurgeons committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive care of
patients suffering from diseases of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, including
brain tumors, aneurysms, epilepsy,
movement disorders and
spinal disease and injury.
The largest neurosurgical practice in Northeast Florida, UF Health Neurosurgery
is also one of the most advanced, with most of our faculty neurosurgeons having
completed fellowship training in subspecialty fields, including skull-base surgery,
neuro-oncology, complex and reconstructive spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery,
cerebrovascular surgery, endovascular surgery, functional neurosurgery and neurosurgical
Why UF Health?
Part of the multidisciplinary UF Health Neuroscience Institute,
our neurosurgeons and pediatric neurosurgeons work closely with
clinical neuropsychologists, neurointensivists,
oral and maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists,
pain management physicians and other clinical
specialists to provide comprehensive care. This multidisciplinary approach provides
the basis for our specialized clinical programs to treat
and manage neurological diseases and disorders.
As part of the Southeast’s premiere academic health system, UF neurosurgeons in
Jacksonville offer patients access to the latest treatment options, employing state-of-the-art
- Intraoperative imaging – Allows surgeons to monitor surgical progress
in real-time during tumor removal, aneurysm surgery and other complex procedures
- Neuronavigation – Allows surgeons the ability to view 3-D renderings
of the brain and spinal cord and track surgical instruments during surgery
- Minimally invasive spine surgery
- Minimally invasive cranial base surgery – Advanced endoscopic surgery
through the nasal sinuses which allows surgeons to access pituitary and other benign
and malignant brain tumors near the skull base
To provide the best outcomes for neurologically ill patients, UF Health Jacksonville
has a dedicated 12-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, staffed by specially trained
intensive care physicians (neurointensivists), nurses and other health care providers.
In 2018, UF Health Jacksonville was recognized with a Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence
Award, the top award for clinical excellence from Healthgrades. The award recognizes
hospitals operating in the top 10 percent nationally for superior clinical performance
and patient outcomes in cranial neurosurgery.
UF Health neurosurgeons specialize in: