Kaveh Asadi, MD, PhD, FAANS

Dr. Kaveh Asadi, MD, PhD, FAANS Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Years of Experience : 20

Nationality : United States of America

Languages Known : English

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Dr. Kaveh Asadi is a board-certified adult and pediatric neurosurgeon. He specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and brings extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and neuroendoscopy. His unique skill set includes: foramen magnum decompression, tethered cord releases, selective dorsal rhizotomy, intra dural tumor and syringomyelia treatment and craniofacial surgery for congenital anomalies. These neurosurgical services complement and expand the orthopedic treatment of patients with dysplasia, neuromuscular disorders, arthrogryposis and other conditions treated at the Paley Institute. Dr. Asadi was previously the Director of Pediatric Skull Base Surgery and Neurosurgical Oncology and Co-Director of the Craniofacial Surgery and Neurofibromatosis Center, at AdventHealth for Children Hospital in Orlando. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Ohio State University, followed by a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2012. He graduated from the Julius-Maximilian-University Würzburg School of Medicine and received his Ph.D. from the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf in Germany, in 2004.

Education & Training

  • Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Diplomate American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  • Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Fellowship - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


  • Chiari Malformation
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Tethered cord
  • Spasticity
  • Foramen magnum stenosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Arachnoid cysts
  • Spinal lipoma
  • Spina bifida
  • Syringomyelia
  • Brain tumors
  • Spinal tumors
  • Macrocephaly
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Achondroplasia
  • Overgrowth Spectrum Disorders (PIK3CA)
  • Neurofibromatosis


  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Executive Committee AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurological Society