UF Spince Center at Halifax Health

Helping you move forward.

The UF Health Spine Center at Halifax Health offers a range of minimally invasive solutions to back, neck and spine pain. Get back to doing what you love.

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Relief From Back, Neck & Spine Pain

Our compassionate neurosurgeons are able to assess your spine, expedite imaging and provide pain relief solutions, all in one convenient location. Benefit from a continuum of care that will rehabilitate you and alleviate your pain long term.

While other places may offer temporary relief, here we provide every patient access to all the specialists they need for minimally invasive spine surgery, such as experts in neurosurgery, spine imaging, spine rehabilitation, pain management, and anesthesiology.

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UF Health Spine Center

Halifax Health

Halifax Health has collaborated with University of Florida Health to bring advanced, spine care to Volusia, Flagler and Brevard counties. Board-certified and fellowship-trained from UF Health lead the program and are located at the main campus of Halifax Health in Daytona Beach.

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Humana
Florida Blue
Cigna
AvMed

Procedures Offered

Interventional Spine Surgeries

We offer minimally invasive procedures and special imaging technology.

  • Microdiscectomies
  • Minimally invasive laminectomies
  • Spinal fusions
  • Spine fracture surgery)
  • Surgical treatment of spine tumors
  • Congenital and acquired cervico-occipital junction abnormalities
  • Cervical discectomy, laminectomy and fusion procedures
  • Lumbar and cervical artificial disc placement
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Decompression pars defect
  • Discectomy
  • Facetectomy
  • Foraminotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Resection of osteophytes
  • Spinal decompression surgery
  • Spinal hardware removal
  • Thoracic spine surgery
  • Syringomyelia

Peripheral Nerve Treatments

We treat more than 100 different injuries, diseases, or conditions.

  • Stereotactic Microsurgery for Cerebral AVMs and Aneurysms
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery for AVMs
  • Revascularization of the Blood Supply
  • Skull lesions
  • Brain tumor biopsy and resection
  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary transphenoidal tumor resection
  • Sub-occipital decompression for Chiari Malformation
  • Cranial vault reconstruction
  • Carotid Endarterectomy

Cranial Vault Procedures

Your child will receive care from an interdisciplinary team of experts.

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Ulnar nerve decompression
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Peripheral nerve tumors

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Meet Your Spine Specialists

Patrick Han

Patrick Han, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Patrick Han graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1997. He then went on to complete his neurosurgical residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Han continued his studies, completing fellowships in cerebrovascular neurosurgery, endovascular neurosurgery and complex spine surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute. Currently, Dr. Han is the medical director of UF Health Neurosurgery at Halifax Health.

Silvia Baxter

Silvia Baxter, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Silvia Baxter, MD, is a board certified neurosurgeon at UF Health-Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach. She completed her medical education at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington DC. Dr. Baxter went on to complete her neurosurgical internship and residency at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Baxter’s subspecialty interest is endovascular treatment of vascular disorders of the brain and spine, including aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas and malformations, carotid stenosis, and stroke.

Rohit Khanna

Rohit Khanna, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon ​

Dr. Khanna is a board certified neurosurgeon. He specializes in minimally invasive cervical and lumbar spine surgery. He obtained his medical degree from The Ohio State University and Neurosurgical training at Henry Ford Health with a Fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Khanna has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is also a prolific inventor with patents in innovative spinal and cranial surgery procedures.

Jason Blatt

Jason Blatt, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Jason E. Blatt, MD is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was a National Merit Scholar and graduated magna cum laude. He then completed his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Harold C. Pillsbury Student Research Award. After receiving his MD, he remained at UNC to complete his internship and residency, both in Neurological Surgery. Dr. Blatt’s clinical interests include all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery, with special focus on brain tumors, epilepsy, minimally-invasive and transnasal (through-the-nose) brain surgery, and congenital spinal disorders.

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UF Health Spine Center at Halifax Health aims to provide a state-of-the-art facility with expert spine doctors who offer patients leading edge treatment options for spinal deformities, injuries and degenerative conditions.

Don’t let your pain hold you back any longer.

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