Meet the experts.

Physicians

We’ve partnered with the area’s best experts and brought them together with leading-edge technology. And because every patient is unique, our care team is devoted to applying state-of-the-art neuroimaging and critical care techniques to each specific need of critically ill neurological patients.

For more information or for a referral to one of our physicians, call (813) 86-NEURO (6387)

Katherine Bencze, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical University

Internship:

Tulane University Medical School

Residency:

Tulane University of Louisiana

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Sujatha Reddy Borra, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India

Internship:

Gandhi Medical Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Residency:

University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Elias Dakwar, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Internship:

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Spine Research Fellowship - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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David Decker, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Internship:

Unversity of Florida, Department of Internal Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Residency:

University of Florida, Department of Neurology, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship:

Vascular Neurology - University of Florida, Department of Neurology, Gainesville, FL

Board Certification:

Vascular Neurology
Neurology
Neurocritical Care

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Tomas E. Delgado, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua

Internship:

General Surgery - Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Residency:

General Surgery - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Neurosurgery - Temple University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Neurosurgery - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Neurology - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadephia, PA

Fellowship:

Microneurosurgery - Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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Armen R. Deukmedjian, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Internship:

General Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Neuro-Oncology - Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery Board Eligible

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Angel R. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Internship:

St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Residency:

University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL - Department of Clinical Electromyography

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Edmund G. Grant, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville, FL

Internship:

Unversity of Florida, Department of Internal Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Residency:

University of Florida, Department of Neurology, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Mark Saul Greenberg, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Internship:

Residency:

University of Cincinnati - General Surgery
University of Cincinnati - Neurological Surgery

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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Reena J. Kavilaveettil, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

Internship:

Internal Medicine - Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oaklawn, IL

Residency:

University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Neurology

Fellowship:

Clinical Neurophysiology - University of Illinois at Chicago

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Allauddin Khan, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan

Internship:

Residency:

Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL Department of Internal Medicine
University of Wisconsin, Hospitals & Clinics, Madison, WI, Department of Neurology

Fellowship:

University of Wisconsin, Hospitals & Clinics, Madison, WI, Neurology

Board Certification:

Neurology
Neurophysiology

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Rakesh Kumar, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University

Internship:

Safdurjung Hospital University Delhi

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital

Fellowship:

Christ Hospital University, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certification:

Neurosurgery

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James E. Lefler, MD

Specialty:

Neurointerventional Radiology

Medical School:

University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Internship:

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Residency:

Diagnostic Radiology - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellowship:

Diagnostic Neuroradiology - University of California, San Francisco, CA
Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Board Certification:

Neuroradiology
Diagnostic Radiology

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Lucy Love, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Internship:

Residency:

General Surgery - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Neurological Surgery - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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Raul Olivera, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
Autonomous University of Central America, San Jose, Costa Rica

Internship:

General Surgery - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship:

University of Miami School of Medicine Fellowship, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
Skull Base/Cerebrovascular - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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Erasmo Passaro, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

UNDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Internship:

Internal Medicine - UCLA San Fernando Valley Program

Residency:

Neurology - UCLA Reed Neurological Insitiute

Fellowship:

UCLA - Reed Neurological Institute, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Anoop K. Reddy, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

Osmania University, Andhra Pradesh, India

Internship:

Catholic Medical Center School, Cornell University, Jamaica, New York

Residency:

University Hospital, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

Fellowship:

University Hospitals and Clinics, Jackson, MS

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Nancy Rodgers-Neame, MD

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Internship:

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Residency:

University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Memorial Medical Center
Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certification:

Epilepsy
Neurology

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Katherine Dolores Standley, DO

Specialty:

Neurology

Medical School:

NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Internship:

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - Department of Internal Medicine

Residency:

Neurology - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Multiple Sclerosis - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Board Certification:

Neurology

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Donna Ann Saatman, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

SUNY Health Science Center Syracuse, NY

Internship:

General Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Fellowship:

Neurosurgical Oncology - Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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Fernando L. Vale, MD

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Medical School:

University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Internship:

General Surgery - University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, AL

Residency:

Neurological Surgery - University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, AL

Fellowship:

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery

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