At Jacksonville Brain and Spine we offer the best possible care for neurosurgical patients experiencing neck pain, back pain, arm and leg pain, and sciatica

The neurosurgical journey can be very challenging for you and your loved ones. While you are with us, we hope to do everything possible to ensure the best possible care, including making sure you and your loved ones understand every procedure and surgical treatment. We want to help you heal and survive, and go back to your life with the best quality possible.

We offer advanced neurosurgery services and procedures

Dr. Petr is a highly specialized expert in the anatomy of the brain and spine. He treats a broad range of the following conditions with a wide variety of procedures.

The Brain

  • Brain Tumor*
  • Benign Tumor (Head & Neck)*
  • Astrocytoma*
  • Pituitary Tumors*
  • Transnasal Surgery*
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Acute Subdural Hematomas
  • Awake Craniotomy (Brain Mapping)
  • Brain Abscess
  • Caverous Malformation
  • Chiari Malformation (CM)
  • Chronic Subdural Hematoma (Hemorrhage)
  • Craniotomy
  • Endoscopic Brain Surgery
  • Epidural Hematomas
  • Headaches
  • Hemorrhagic Strokes
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Intranasal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Pseudo Tumor Cerebri Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stem Cell Research
  • Stroke
  • Surgical Decompression of Ischemic Stroke
  • Surgical Solutions for Pain

* Most common areas of focus in order of commonality

The Spine

  • Cervical Radiculopathy*
  • Herniated Disc (Cervical)*
  • Herniated Disc (Lumbar)* 
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy/Sciatica*
  • Laser Spine Surgery*
  • Back Pain
  • Compression Fracture of the Spine
  • Cranial Cervical Stabilization
  • Degenerative Disc/Spine Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Surgery
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Kyphosis
  • Metastatic Cancer of the Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Robotic Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Infection
  • Spinal Stabilization
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Multidisciplinary Group
    with Radiation Oncology & Medical Oncology
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Surgical Solutions for Pain
 * Most common areas of focus in order of commonality
"Dr. Petr is thorough, competent, well educated in his specialty, friendly, and very easy to talk with. He put us at ease immediately and he understood our concern about brain surgery. We could not have even hoped for a better outcome than how the surgery went."

T.W. & C.W., Hilliard, FL (HealthGrades)
"Dr. Petr is not only an amazing doctor but also a people person. In my opinion being a caring doctor who actually cares about his patients makes him simply the best. He took the time to listen to me, which is rare. He explained my surgery clearly and in words I actually understood."

M., St. Augustine (HealthGrades)
“Dr. Petr is a wonderful physician & surgeon! He’s performed 2 surgeries on me & I trust him completely, confident I am in great hands, literally! He’s compassionate, kindhearted, explains everything thoroughly, also listens, & treats you & your situation as if you’re a member of his own family.”

J., Jacksonville (HealthGrades)
"Dr. Petr saved my life. He is the nicest person I have ever met. I wish all doctors could take lessons from him on how to treat patients. His skill is unsurpassed. Thank you again Dr. Petr."

F.J.R, Jacksonville Beach (HealthGrades)
"Dr. Petr is a wonderful physician & surgeon! He’s performed 2 surgeries on me & I trust him completely, confident I am in great hands, literally! He’s compassionate, kindhearted, explains everything thoroughly, also listens, & treats you & your situation as if you’re a member of his own family."

J., Jacksonville (HealthGrades)
"I have already told a lot of my friends and family. Both my brother and best friend had lower back surgery. And still in pain .I gave them both DR Petr phone number. Plus if there were 10 stars I would mark all of them. Thank you DR Petr and all of the staff."

J.P.D., Jacksonville (HealthGrades)
“Neurosurgery is a lifelong calling for me. I believe in a conservative approach to treatment with a laser focus on each patient’s quality of life and specific needs for the moment – and in the future.”

Dr. Petr
"Dr. Petr does what’s in the best interest of the patient. He makes sure you understand what is going on. I would recommend him to anyone asking for a neurosurgeon."

J.G., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (HealthGrades)