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Tavanaiepour named chair of neurosurgery

Daryoush Tavanaiepour, MD, has been named chair of neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He served as the department’s interim chair since 2015. Tavanaiepour, an associate professor of neurosurgery, joined UF Health in 2012 and quickly established himself as one of the region’s premier neurosurgeons.

Thumbs up for Chris

UF Health TraumaOne and an outpouring of community support heal a local teen with a traumatic brain injury. Pam Hemmen sent her son, Chris, to his part-time job coaching youth sports with the family’s signature goodbye on the morning of July 23, 2017. “Don’t eat Tide Pods,” she said, with…

UF Health Jacksonville receives top awards in 2019 Healthgrades report

Top clinical quality awards received in critical care and cranial neurosurgery UF Health Jacksonville received two prestigious clinical awards and has been ranked as one of the top hospitals in multiple areas of care in the latest report released by Healthgrades, a national organization that analyzes the performance of hospitals…

State prosecutor chooses UF Health Jacksonville for spine treatment

Chris Jackson slumped when he walked and had to force himself to stand straight for group photos. The bend in his back was so severe that colleagues secretly referred to him as Question Mark. The cause was a herniated disc in his lower back. As an attorney, presenting in the…

Restoring health, regaining mobility through advanced spine care

Comprehensive spine center opens at UF Health North Whether it’s a cancerous tumor, a spine fracture caused by a traumatic event or disc deterioration sustained over time, the UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center has experts to address the most complex spine needs. UF Health neurosurgeon Kourosh Tavanaiepour, DO, serves as director of…

Steered to safety

UF Health patient Robert Ayer and wife, Claudia An Air Force veteran suffers a stroke behind the wheel and survives thanks to UF Health TraumaOne. What was supposed to be a short drive to work June 24, 2016, became a medical emergency for Robert Ayer. The 53-year-old Air Force veteran…

Sibling surgeons provide specialized care

UF Health neurosurgeons, the Tavanaiepour brothers, balance unique relationship Kourosh Tavanaiepour, DO, has always seen Daryoush Tavanaiepour, MD, as more than a big brother. From their days as young children in eastern Pennsylvania, Daryoush also took on the role of father figure and mentor to Kourosh, who was trying…