Dr. Robert Ellsworth Wharen MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Robert Wharen is a neurosurgeon in Jacksonville, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Wharen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 6 at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery, Stereotactic & Functional

Clinical Interests: Brain Tumors Functional neurosurgery Skull base surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1984 - 1984

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1980 - 1984

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985 - 1985

Penn State College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 26 years in Neurological Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The Implantation of facet bone dowels may not provide adequate fixation for fusion.
Pirris, S. M.,Nottmeier, E. W.,Rahmathulla, G.,Deen, H. G.,Reimer, R.,Wharen, R. E.

Signal characteristics of intraventricular electrodes recordings in human epilepsy: a case report.
Shih, J. J., Rodin, E., Gupta, V., Wharen, R. E.

Complex transient epileptic amnesia.
Walsh, R.D., Wharen, R.E., Tatum, W.O.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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