Paley Institute's Kaveh Asadi, MD, PhD, FAANS Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Kaveh Asadi

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Dr. Asadi joined the Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute in 2022. He is a board-certified adult and pediatric neurosurgeon. He specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and brings extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and neuroendoscopy. His unique skill set includes: foramen magnum decompression, tethered cord releases, selective dorsal rhizotomy and baclofen pumps for spasticity management, intra dural tumor and syringomyelia treatment and craiofacial surgery for congenital anomolies. These neurosurgical services complement and expand the orthopedic treatment of patients with dysplasia, neuromuscular disorders, arthrogryposis and other conditions treated at the Paley Institute.

Dr. Asadi was previously the Director of Pediatric Skull Base Surgery and Neurosurgical Oncology and Co-Director of the Craniofacial Surgery and Neurofibromatosis Center, at AdventHealth for Children Hospital in Orlando. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Ohio State University, followed by a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in 2012. He graduated from the Julius-Maximilian-University Würzburg School of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf in Germany, in 2004.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Chiari Malformation
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Tethered cord
  • Spasticity
  • Foramen magnum stenosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Arachnoid cysts
  • Spinal lipoma
  • Spina bifida
  • Syringomyelia
  • Brain tumors
  • Spinal tumors
  • Macrocephaly
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Achondroplasia
  • Overgrowth Spectrum Disorders (PIK3CA)
  • Neurofibromatosis

Education & Training

Residency
The Ohio State University Medical Center

Fellowship
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary’s Medical Center
  • Palm Beach Children’s Hospital
  • AdventHealth for Children
  • Clinical affiliate Professor FAU (pending)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America
  • Member, Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Society
  • Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery
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