Meet Dr. Sassan Keshavarzi

Board Certified Neurosurgeon

Dr. Keshavarzi is a board certified and fellowship trained neurosurgeon. Prior to moving his expertise to southern California to launch the California Brain and Spine Institute, Dr. Keshavarzi was Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery and Medical Director of the Spine Institute at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, FL. Leading a team of 11 neurosurgeons, 10 mid-level providers, and office staff over 40 people. He was the only complex spine surgeon at a level 1 trauma surgeon serving a patient population of 1-2 million people. There he played an integral role in the recent years of success of the largest neurosurgical practice in Northeast Florida. Dr. Keshavarzi has also written many peer-reviewed articles, co-authored book chapters and lectured internationally.

With a sub specialization in complex reconstructive spine surgery as well as adult/pediatric scoliosis. He works with a diverse team including neurologists, pain management and physical therapists to find the best solutions for his patients. He is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive care for patients suffering from neurological disorders, presenting patient with both conservative as well as surgical options. Although surgery is always the very last option he offers both minimally invasive as well open reconstructive surgeries. He has a passion for pediatric and adult patients with scoliosis, spinal tumors, traumatic fractures of the spine and degenerative disease.

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