Kyle M. Fargen, MD, MPH
Kyle M. Fargen, MD, MPH, attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for his undergraduate education where he graduated summa cum laude and was a four-year letter winner and two-time NCAA Academic All-American in men’s soccer. Dr. Fargen received his medical degree and Master’s of Public Health in epidemiology from the Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 2008. He was awarded the 2008 Isadore Dyer Memorial Prize for the highest academic standing among 155 graduating medical students. He was also a recipient of the Tulane 34 Award, a university-wide award honoring leadership, service, and academic excellence.
While at the University of Florida, Dr. Fargen served as a Council of State Neurological Societies Socioeconomic Fellow during 2012-2013. He received the University of Florida Neurological Surgery High Board Score Awards in 2009 and 2011 as well as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Julius Goodman Resident Award in 2011 and the Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award in 2012. Dr. Fargen’s primary research interests include acute ischemic stroke treatment, management of cerebral aneurysms, physician duty hour regulations, and the role of simulation in resident education. He is completing an Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology fellowship while at the University of Florida under the training of Drs. Brian Hoh, Spiros Blackburn, and J Mocco.
Dr. Fargen is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the American Medical Association, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He plans to pursue a career in academic neurosurgery and is interested in endovascular and cerebrovascular neurosurgery. In his free time, he has competed in several marathons and plays guitar. He began hiseurosurgery residency in July 2008 and is scheduled to complete the program in 2015.