Michael Petr, MD, PhD, treats brain tumors, spinal disease and provides surgical options for spinal pain relief for adult neurosurgery patients of all ages. He uses the most minimally invasive surgical choices available, providing excellent outcomes, with minimal risk to his patients. At Jacksonville Brain & Spine, we assure our patients will enjoy the most advanced diagnostics with up-to-date, successful treatments available in the field of neurosurgery. We promise to deliver quality care with the compassion that patients deserve for their neurosurgical problems.
Dr. Petr and his highly qualified team will provide minimal wait times for your patients with urgent appointment needs. They are available for telephone consults from referring doctors 24 hours / 7 days a week. For our patients’ convenience, we offer appointments in our offices on Jacksonville’s Southside as well in our St. Augustine location. Our goal is to provide patients with empowerment through education, to make choices about their neurosurgical conditions and to provide them surgical and non-surgical options to bring them a better quality of life.
Neurosurgeon Michael Petr, MD, PhD
Dr. Petr has served adults and seniors since 2000 as an advanced neurosurgeon. In addition to his board certification, he is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. His expertise includes minimally invasive robotic spine surgery, for which he has served as teaching faculty. These systems allow reduction of the risk of intra-operative radiation, and improvement of accuracy of hardware (screw placement) during spinal procedures.
Dr. Petr has a special interest in neurosurgical oncology. Before founding Jacksonville Brain and Spine, he served as director of Neurosurgical Oncology at Baptist Health, and associate professor at University of Florida Jacksonville, where he was director of Neurosurgical Oncology.
Our goal is to bring about change to enhance your quality of life. Dr. Petr has served adults and seniors since 2000 as an advanced neurosurgeon. He is:
He has a special interest in neurological oncology. His medical education has provided solid intellectual foundation, which includes the following prestigious medical institutions:
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