Dr. Elizabeth Anne Vitarbo MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Elizabeth Vitarbo is a neurosurgeon in Jacksonville, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and Shands at the University of Florida. She received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Vitarbo accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and one of 17 at Shands at the University of Florida who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Shands at the University of Florida
Ranked #37 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1998

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1998 - 2004

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Temporal Profile of Cerebrospinal Fluid, Plasma, and Brain Interleukin-6 After Normothermic Fluid-Percussion Brain Injury: Effect of Secondary Hypoxia.
Chatzipanteli, K.,Vitarbo, E.,Alonso, O. F.,Bramlett, H. M.,Dietrich, W. D.

The use of 23.4% hypertonic saline for the management of elevated intracranial pressure in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a pilot study.
Kerwin, A.J., Schinco, M.A., Tepas, J.J., Renfro, W.H., Vitarbo, E.A., Muehlberger, M.

Split cord malformation with associated type IV spinal cord perimedullary arteriovenous fistula. Case report.
Vitarbo, E.A., Sultan, A., Wang, D., Morcos, J.J., Levi, A.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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