Our Faculty

Clinical Faculty

Name & TitleSpecial Interests
Brian L Hoh MDBrian L. Hoh, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA, FAANS
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Chair of Neurosurgery

Aneurysms

AVMs
Cerebrovascular Disease
Stroke
Moyamoya Disease
Jason Blatt MDJason E. Blatt, MD
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Headshot of Dr. Nohra ChalouhiNohra Chalouhi, MD
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Aneurysms
Strokes
AVMs
Carotid disease
Moyamoya
Endovascular surgery
Cerebrovascular surgery
Spine surgery
Matthew DeckerMatthew Decker, MD, MPH
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Spine surgery
Jacques Farkas MDJacques N. Farkas, MD
Associate Professor
Neurotrauma
Spinal surgery
Brain Tumors
Kelly Foote MDKelly D. Foote, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation
Brain Tumor Surgery
Radiosurgery
William Friedman MDWilliam A. Friedman, MD
Professor and Chairman Emeritus
Neuro-oncology
Brain Tumor Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Radiosurgery
Ashley P. Ghiaseddin, MD
Neuro-Oncologist
Assistant Professor
Glioblastoma
Lymphona
Quality Assurance
Lance Governale MDLance Governale, MD
Neurosurgeon
Associate Professor
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Dr. Sridharan GururanganSridharan Gururangan, FRCP (Edin.)
Neuro-Oncologist
Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-cutaneous syndromes including neurofibromatosis type I and II, and tuberous sclerosis
Genetic disorders leading to brain tumors
Patric HanPatrick Han, MD
Neurosurgeon
Medical Director, UF Health Neurosurgery - Halifax Health
Cerebrovascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
Spinal Surgery
Neuro-Oncology
Brain Tumor Surgery
Daniel Hoh, MDDaniel Hoh, MD
Neurosurgeon
Associate Professor

Minimally Invasive
and Complex Spine Surgery
Spinal Cord Regeneration
Neurologic Rehabilitation
Patrick Jacob MDR. Patrick Jacob, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Complex Spine Surgery - including all types of spinal instrumentation
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Saravanan Karuppiah, MD, FAANS
Neurosurgeon
UF Health Neurosurgery - Halifax Health
Laminectomy
Brain Tumor
Craniotomy
Glioblastoma
Aneurysm
Stroke
Brain Surgery
Dr. KhannaRohit K. Khanna, MD
Neurosurgeon
General Adult Neurosurgery
Gregory Murad MD, FAANSGregory J.A. Murad, MD, FAANS
Neurosurgeon
Professor
Residency Program Director
General Adult Neurosurgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery
Adam Polifka, MDAdam Polifka, MD
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Cerbrovascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
AVM
Spinal Trauma
Stroke
Complex Spine Surgery
Maram RahmanMaryam Rahman, MD, MS
Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor
Gliomas
Brain and Skull Base Tumors
Brain Tumor Surgery
Steven RoperSteven N. Roper, MD
Neurosurgeon
Professor

Epilepsy Surgery

Surgery for Pituitary Tumors
Epilepsy Research
Sriharan Siva Siva Sriharan, MBBCh
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Spinal Neurosurgery
David Tran MDDavid D. Tran, MD, PhD
Neuro-Oncologist
Associate Professor
Neuro-Oncology
Brain Metastasis
Cancer Genomics

Research Faculty

PhotoName & TitleSpecial Interests
Hassan Azari, PhDHassan Azari, Ph D
Research Assistant Professor

Neural Stem Cell Biology & Technology
Brain Tumors
Immunotherapy

Frank J. Bova, PhDFrank J. Bova, PhD
Professor
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Computer Guided Neurosurgery
Kate Candelario PhDKate Candelario, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Immunotherapy
Brain tumors
Neural Stem Cells
Farhad Fastmalchi, DVMFarhad Dastmalchi, DVM
Assistant Scientist
Glioblastoma Multiform Tumors
Loic Delerolle PhDLoic P. Deleyrolle, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Glioma
Tumor initiating Cells
Innovative Technologies
Neural Stem Cell Functions and Dysfunctions
catherine-flores-thumbnailCatherine T. Flores, PhD
Assistant Professor
Intracranial Tumors
Imunotherapy
Minh Lan Hoang-Minh, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Neuro-oncology
Immunotherapy
Imaging
Koji Hosaka, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Intracranial Aneurysms
Aneurysm and Vascular Repair
 jianping-huang-thumbnailJianping Huang, MD, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Immunotherapy
Immunology
Aida KarachiAida Karachi, DVM, Ph D
Assistant Scientist
Neuro-Oncology
Immunotherapy
Chemotherapy
Hector Mendez-Gomez PhDHector R. Mendez-Gomez PhD
Research Associate Scientist
Nanotechnology
Immunotherapy
Brain tumors
Blood-brain barrier
Duane Mitchell ThumbnailDuane Mitchell, MD, PhD
Professor and Program Director
Immunopathology and Immunotherapy
Neuro-oncology
Didier A. Rajon, PhDDidier A. Rajon, PhD
Associate Scientist
Customized Positioning Fixtures for Neurological Guided Surgery,

Rapid Prototyping Technology
Brent Reynolds, PhDBrent Reynolds, PhD
Professor
Neural Stem Cells
New Technologies
Cancer Stem Cells
Cell Replacement Strategies
elias-s-thumbnailElias Sayour, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Brain Tumors
Immunotherapeutics for Pediatric Tumors
Mu Yang, MSMu Yang, MS 
Assistant-In Computer Guided Surgery
Computer Guided Surgery
Changlin Yang, MDChanglin Yang, M.D.
Assistant Scientist
Immunotherapy
Bioinformatics
Data mining
Immune Monitoring
Clinical Trial Development
Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Brain Tumors
Oleg Yegorov PhDOleg Yegorov PhD
Assistant Scientist
Immunogenomics
Immunotherapy

Joint Faculty

PhotoName & TitleDepartment
BabiMarc-Alain Babi, MDDepartment of Neurology
Katharina BuslKatharina Busl, MD, MS Department of Neurology 
Brian LoboBrian Lobo, MD Department of Otolaryngology
MacielCarolina Maciel, MD Department of Neurology 
Michael Okun MDMichael S. Okun, MDDepartment of Neurology
Steven Robicsek MD, PhDSteven A. Robicsek, MD, PhD

 
Department of Anesthesiology
RobinsonChristopher Robinson, DO, MS Department of Neurology 
Christopher M Seubert MD, PhD, DABMNChristopher M Seubert, MD, PhD, DABMBNDepartment of Anesthesiology