Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Performing surgeries at Holtz Children's Hospital, the physicians of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program, in association with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, are recognized for excellence among their peers for their surgical expertise, their many publications in textbooks and peer-reviewed journals, and their lectures both nationally and internationally. The program is one of the most highly recognized in the United States.

Services include state-of-the-art surgical management of disorders of the nervous system including:

  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Head & Spine Trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical Treatments for Epilepsy
  • Spinal cord tumors
  • Vascular malformations of the brain (moyamoya)
  • Brachial plexus repair
  • Congenital spine disorders
  • Tuberous sclerosis

Pediatric Neurosurgery Team

Sarah Jernigan, MD

Sarah Jernigan, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 
Holtz Children’s Hospital 

Comprehensive Spina Bifida Program

The Comprehensive Spina Bifida Program at Holtz Children’s Hospital offers patients direct access to a multidisciplinary team of pediatric experts – all in one centralized location. Patients with spina bifida or spinal cord birth defects can receive comprehensive care in a child-friendly and compassionate environment. Our integrated team of experts addresses the needs of each patient from neurosurgical and urological treatment to dietary and transitional care.

The spina bifida clinic meets every first Tuesday of the month from 1 - 4 p.m. The practice is located on the Jackson Memorial Hospital campus in the Bachelor’s Center of Urology suite.

Self-parking is available in the North (blue) garage and valet services are located at the entrance of the Diagnostic Treatment Center (DTC).

Jackson Memorial Hospital
1080 N.W. 19th Street
Batchelor Center of Urology
Central Building, Suite 150
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 305 585-3627
Fax: 305 585-3322
Email:  holtz.spinabifida@jhsmiami.org

For more information about the spina bifida program at Holtz Children’s, click here.

Contact Us

Holtz Children's Hospital
North Wing
1611 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
305-585-6714

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