Kourosh Tavanaiepour

Kourosh Tavanaiepour, D.O.

Assistant Professor; Chief, Division Of Adult Spine; Medical Director, Spinal Surgery; Medical Director, Spine Center; Medical Director, Spine Neuro-Oncology Program; Program Director, Complex Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program

Department: Neurosurgery – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-9052

About Kourosh Tavanaiepour

Kourosh Tavanaiepour, D.O., is a UF assistant professor of neurosurgery and a UF Health neurosurgeon in Jacksonville, Florida. He is medical director of the UF Health Comprehensive Spine Center and specializes in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery and neurological surgery. Clinical interests include treatment of all types of spine disorders, from chronic back pain to complex conditions such as adult scoliosis. Other conditions treated include intervertebral disc disease, spinal tumors and spine deformities.

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery
    American Osteopathic Board of Neurological Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Subspecialties
  • Spine Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Disk replacement – lumbar spine
  • Spinal injury
  • Spinal tumor

Publications

2021
Halo vest immobilization – an institutional review of safety in acute cervical spine injury from 2013 to 2017.
British journal of neurosurgery. 1-4 [DOI] 10.1080/02688697.2021.1947976. [PMID] 34319211.
2020
Acute recurrent bradycardia with evoked potential loss during transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
Anaesthesia reports. 8(1):63-66 [DOI] 10.1002/anr3.12049. [PMID] 33163964.
2020
Combined Posterior-Anterior Interbody Fusion in the Management of Traumatic Lumbosacral Dissociation: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Cureus. 12(2) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.7089. [PMID] 32226690.
2020
Spontaneous Cerebral Spinal Fluid Rhinorrhea with Meningocele Secondary to Congenital Foramen Rotundum Defect: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Asian journal of neurosurgery. 15(1):187-189 [DOI] 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_228_19. [PMID] 32181200.
2018
Surgically Treated de Novo Cervicomedullary Arachnoid Cyst in Symptomatic Adult Patient.
World neurosurgery. 116:329-332 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.046. [PMID] 29777892.
2016
Management of severe traumatic flexion-distraction injuries in a multisystem trauma patient: A case report.
Trauma case reports. 5:18-23 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcr.2016.09.009. [PMID] 29942850.

Education

Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship
2017 · University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Neurological Surgery Residency
2016 · Hackensack University Medical Center
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
2010 · Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-9052