Pediatric Neurologists & Neurosurgeons

Nicklaus Children's Brain Institute is home to a unique multidisciplinary team of specialists, nurses, technologists, therapists and caregivers who provide unrivalled care, delivered with compassion and empathy for the children we treat and the families we serve.

Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Our neurosurgery team works with other pediatric specialists at Nicklaus Children’s to establish an accurate diagnosis, develop a specialized treatment plan and provide comprehensive treatment to all patients.


John Ragheb, MD

Director, Division of Neurosurgery
Locations:
Aventura,Miami,Naples
Clinical Interests:
Neurosurgery, neurotrauma, brain tumors, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord, congenital anomalies

Sanjiv Bhatia, MD

Chief, Department of Surgery
Director, Operating Room
Locations:
Aventura,Miami,Palm Beach Gardens
Clinical Interests:
Intractable epilepsy, brain tumors, vascular malformations, spinal dysraphism, neuroendoscopy, hydrocephalus and arachnoid cysts, brachial plexus injuries

Toba N Niazi, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Locations:
Aventura,Miami,Miramar
Clinical Interests:
Brain and spinal cord tumors, complex congenital or traumatic spinal disorders

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Pediatric Neurologists

The neurologists at Nicklaus Children’s specialize in caring for children with a wide range of neurological conditions such as epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism, developmental disorders, behavioral issues and sleep disturbances.

Neuro Network PartnersPediatric Neurology physicians are employed by Neuro Network Partners (NNP), a private physician practice.
 


Roberto F Tuchman, MD

Chief, Department of Neurology
Director of Autism Program, Neurodevelopment Program
Locations:
Miami,Weston
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric neurology, neurodevelopmental disorders including autism, ADHD, epilepsy and learning disorders.

Michael S Duchowny, MD

Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome

Ian O'Neil Miller, M.D.

Director, Ion Channel Epilepsy/Dravet Syndrome Program
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric Neurology and Neurophysiology

Migvis Monduy, M.D.

Director, Cerebral Palsy & Spasticity Disorders Program
Locations:
Miami,Weston
Clinical Interests:

Trevor J Resnick, MD

Director, Headache Clinic
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric neurology, chronic epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, pediatric headaches

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Pediatric Psychologists & Neuropsychologists


Marisa Azaret, Psy.D.

Clinical Director, Division of Psychology
Locations:
Coral Gables,Miami
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric psychology, parenting skills training, adolescent development, mental health prevention

Brandon M. Korman, PsyD, PhD

Supervisor, Fellowship, Internship, and Advanced Practicum in Pediatric Neuropsychology
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric and adolescent neuropsychological assessment, epilepsy neuropsychological evaluations, memory, disorders of attention and executive skills

Reshma Babra Naidoo, Ph.D.

PSA Director, Cognitive Neuroscience
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric and adolescent neuropsychological assessments, cognitive rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, neurogenetic assessment, neuro-cardiac assessment, neuro-oncology assessment, neuro-developmental assessment, epilepsy neuropsychological evaluations

Multidisciplinary Program Directors


Nolan R. Altman, M.D.

Director, Department of Radiology
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Neuro-congenital malformations, metabolic diseases, vascular malformations, pediatric neuroradiology

Mislen S Bauer, MD

Director, Neurofibromatosis Program
Director, Clinical Genetics
Locations:
Miami

Parul B Jayakar, MD

Director, Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Director, Neurogenetics/Metabolic Disorders Program
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Autism, genetic syndromes, dysmorphism, metabolism errors, chromomal abnormalities, congenital anomalies, neurodegenerative diseases, cytogenetics, biochemical genetics

Ziad A. Khatib, M.D.

Director, Neuro Oncology Program
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Brain tumors, pediatric cancer treatment

John W. Kuluz, MD

Director, Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Clinic
Locations:
Miami
Clinical Interests:
Spinal cord injury, stroke, ischemic brain injury

Nurse Practitioners Specialized in Pediatric Neurology

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Aileen M. Rodriguez, ARNP
Clinical coordinator, Epilepsy Program
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Patricia M. Dean, ARNP
Epilepsy Outcomes Clinic
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Patricia Angie Tavio, ARNP
Division of Neurosurgery
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Maria Isabel Walke, ARNP
Genetics Clinic
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Maria Pilar Gennaro, ARNP
Ketogenic Diet Program
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Ana M. Diaz, ARNP
Division of Neurosurgery

Neuro-Critical Care Program Nurses (Neuro-ICU)

  • Kathryn Anne Johnston, ARNP
  • Jamie Smith Mitchell, ARNP
  • Tammy Lynn Trabosh, ARNP

Administrative Staff

  • Prasanna Jayakar, MD, PhD., Chairman
  • Angeles Barba, Director
  • Olga Conde, Manager

Research Scientists

Research Affiliates

  • Malek Adjouadi, PhD
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 Physicians identified with a Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) logo are employees of PSA, which is part of Miami Children's Health System, and are not employees of Nicklaus Children's Hospital. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.