Meet the Neurosurgery Team

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

Sanjiv Bhatia, MD

Chief, Department of Surgery
Director, Operating Room
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
Boynton Beach,Miami,Palm Beach Gardens
Clinical Interests:
Brain and spinal cord tumors, complex congenital or traumatic spinal disorders

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

Nursing Staff


Alyssa Stroetz, ARNP 

Ana Diaz, ARNP 

Claudia Garcia, ARNP

Office Staff


Ann McNeil, RN 

Elizabeth L. Baker


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 Physicians identified with a Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) logo are employees of PSA, which is part of Nicklaus 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.