Kourosh Tavanaiepour, D.O.

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: Department of Neurosurgery
Business Phone: (904) 244-1430

About Kourosh Tavanaiepour

Kourosh Tavanaiepour, DO, is a board-certified neurosurgeon at UF Health Jacksonville. Dr. Tavanaiepour specializes in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery and neurological surgery. His 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

Clinical Profile

  • Minimal Invasive and Complex Spine
  • Neurological Surgery


Halo vest immobilization - an institutional review of safety in acute cervical spine injury from 2013 to 2017.
British journal of neurosurgery.35(5):639-642[DOI] 10.1080/02688697.2021.1947976.[PMID] 34319211.
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.
Combined Posterior-Anterior Interbody Fusion in the Management of Traumatic Lumbosacral Dissociation: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Cureus.12(2):e7089-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.7089.[PMID] 32226690.
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.
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.
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.

Office Information

Academic Office
8th Floor, Tower I
580 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-1430
Administrative Manager
Katherine Treacy
(904) 244-1430


Medical Degree
2010 · Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Neurological Surgery Residency
2016 · Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Minimal Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship
2017 · University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA