Aboubakr Amer

Aboubakr Amer, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Neurosurgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3950
Business Email: aboubakr.amer@jax.ufl.edu

About Aboubakr Amer

Aboubakr Amer, M.D., is a University of Florida assistant professor of neurosurgery and a neurosurgeon at UF Health in Jacksonville specializing in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery, spinal surgery and neuro-oncology. Dr. Amer received his medical degree from, and completed residency training in neurological surgery at, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He completed fellowships in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery and complex spinal surgery at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he completed fellowships in neurosurgical oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, as well as spinal neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Additional Positions:
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
2023 – Current · University of Florida

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
Subspecialties
  • Spine Surgery

Publications

2022
Topical vancomycin reduces surgical site infections in patients subjected to craniotomy for primary brain tumor resection: A comprehensive cancer center experience.
Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 215 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clineuro.2022.107206. [PMID] 35290789.
2020
C1-2 facet disarticulation for correction of iatrogenic cervical kyphosis following occipital-cervical fusion.
Neurosurgical focus: Video. 3(1) [DOI] 10.3171/2020.4.FocusVid.20175. [PMID] 36285125.
2016
Evaluation of Interspinous Spacer Outcomes in Degenerative Lumbar Canal Stenosis: Clinical Study.
World neurosurgery. 95:556-564.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.095. [PMID] 27514696.
2016
Spinal intramedullary hamartoma with acute presentation in a 13-month old infant: case report.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 18(2):177-82 [DOI] 10.3171/2016.2.PEDS15561. [PMID] 27127875.

Education

Spinal Neurosurgery Fellowship
2021 · Harvard Medical School
Complex Spinal Surgery Fellowship
2020 · Ohio State University Hospital
Neurosurgical Oncology Fellowship
2019 · Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa
Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery Fellowship
2017 · Ohio State University Hospital
Neurological Surgery Residency
2015 · Ain Shams University
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2006 · Ain Shams University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-3950
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Street:
580 W 8TH ST
JACKSONVILLE FL 32209