Dr. Spiros Lee Blackburn MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Spiros Blackburn is a neurosurgeon in Gainesville, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Shands at the University of Florida. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 3 years. Dr. Blackburn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs 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: Interventional Neuroradiology

Hospital Affiliation

Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, General Surgery, 2004 - 2005

Washington University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2005 - 2010

Washington University
Fellowship, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, 2011 - 2012

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 2004

Publications & Presentations

Final results of the multicenter, prospective Axium MicroFX for Endovascular Repair of IntraCranial Aneurysm Study (AMERICA).
Fargen, K. M.,Blackburn, S.,Deshaies, E. M.,Carpenter, J. S.,Jabbour, P.,Mack, W. J.,Rai, A. T.,Siddiqui, A. H.,Turner, R. D.,Mocco, J.

Intravenous tPA Therapy is an Independent Risk Factor for Symptomatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage Following Carotid Endarterectomy.
Vellimana, A. K.,Yarbrough, C. K.,Blackburn, S.,Strom, R. G.,Pilgram, T. K.,Lee, J. M.,Grubb, R. L.,Rich, K. M.,Chicoine, M. R.,Dacey, R. G.,Derdeyn, C. P.,Zipfel, G. J.

Pipeline embolization device and subsequent vessel sacrifice for treatment of a bleeding carotid pseudoaneurysm at the skull base: a case report.
Kadkhodayan, Y.,Shetty, V. S.,Blackburn, S. L.,Reynolds, M. R.,Cross, D. T.,Moran, C. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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