Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Kaveh Khajavi of Georgia Spine & Neurosurgery Center

Written by Alan Condon | May 30, 2019 | Print  |

Kaveh Khajavi, MD, of Atlanta-based Georgia Spine & Neurosurgery Center is a recognized neurosurgeon in the fields of minimally invasive and complex spine surgery.

Dr. Khajavi has published several scholarly articles and book chapters in the areas of spinal and brain disorders and is the neurological consultant for the Atlanta Falcons and for Georgia State University Athletics in Atlanta.

He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on an Air Force scholarship in 1989.

Dr. Khajavi completed his neurological training at the Cleveland Clinic and shortly after returned to active duty where he served as chief of epilepsy and functional neurosurgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

In 2002, Dr. Khajavi founded Georgia Spine & Neurosurgery Center and the Institute for Spinal and Neurosurgery Research, a nonprofit organization dedicated to research in the fields of neurosurgery, spine surgery and head/spine injury. He also serves as the director of neurosurgery for the Sports Concussion Institute and is a founding member of the Society of Lateral Access Surgery.

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