Meet the 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. Our renowned pediatric neurosurgeons are recognized for excellence among their peers based upon their surgical expertise, their numerous publications in textbooks and peer-reviewed journals, and their lectures both nationally and internationally.

Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Toba N Niazi, MD

Chief, Section of Neurosurgery
Co-Medical Director, Nicklaus Children's Hospital Brain Institute
Medical Director, Neuro-Oncology Surgical Services

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebral palsy, spasticity and movement disorders, complex congenital or traumatic spinal disorders

John Ragheb, MD

Chief, Department of Surgery
Director, Division of Neurosurgery

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Aventura, Naples

Clinical Interests: Neurosurgery, neurotrauma, brain tumors, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord, congenital anomalies

Gregory W Hornig, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Boynton Beach, Naples, Palm Beach Gardens

Clinical Interests: Hydrocephalus, epilepsy, spasticity, trauma and brain tumors

Kristen C Stabingas, MD

​Pediatric Neurosurgeon 

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Vascular neurosurgical conditions, hydrocephalus, brain and spinal cord tumors and the management of complex congenital disorders

Shelly Wang, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Palm Beach Gardens

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, hydrocephalus, congenital and developmental anomalies of the central nervous system, as well as neurotrauma

See all Pediatric Neurosurgeons on the Nicklaus Children's Hospital medical staff.

Neurosurgery Nursing Staff

Patricia Tavio, APRN
Ann McNeil, RN
Beatriz Milian, RN

Administrative Staff

Olga Conde
Office Manager

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