The UF Health Spine Center at Halifax Health offers a range of minimally invasive solutions across New Smyrna Beach.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.