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Michael Ivan, MD, Neurosurgery, Miami, FL, Jackson Health System

MichaelEdwardIvanMDMBS, FAANS(He/Him)

Neurosurgery Miami, FL

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Epilepsy Surgery, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Neurosurgeon, Co-Director of Research - Brain Tumor Initiative, Neuro-Oncology Site Disease Group Leader, University of Miami / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Michael E. Ivan is a neurosurgeon and scientist at the University of Miami Miller School Of Medicine who specializes in complex brain tumor, skull base tumor, and epilepsy surgery. He acts as the Neuro-oncology Site Disease Group Leader, Director of Research for the University of Miami Brain Tumor Initiative within Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is the Principal Investigator of the Ivan Brain Tumor Lab. He is also the Chief of Cranial Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology, and Co-Director of Neurosurgery at Jackson South Medical Center. Dr. Ivan has one of the busiest clinical cranial neurosurgery practices in Florida which includes surgery and radiosurgery (gamma knife) on skull base tumors, primary brain tumors (glioblastoma, gliomas), secondary brain tumors (metastatic), meningiomas, pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas, and epileptogenic lesions of the brain. He leads the way in the use of novel techniques in neurosurgery such as fluorescence guided surgery, awake craniotomies, robotic surgery, advanced brain mapping techniques, augmented reality in neurosurgery, and the use of advanced neuro-imaging, allowing a safer and more complete surgery to be performed.

Education & Training

  • University of Miami School of Medicine
    University of Miami School of MedicineFellowship, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, 2014 - 2015
  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2009 - 2014
  • University of California at San Francisco
    University of California at San FranciscoPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Neurological Surgery/Neuro-Oncology Research Fellow, 2012 - 2013
  • UCSF
    UCSFInternship, General Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • Rutgers-NJMS
    Rutgers-NJMSClass of 2008
  • Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesMBS, Biomedical Sciences, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of New JerseyM.B.S., 2003 - 2004
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityBS, Chemical Engineering, 1996 - 2000
  • Cornell UniversityB.Sc., Chemical Engineering, 1996 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CNS Leadership Institute - Selected Participant CNS, 2019
  • Translational Research Award University of Miami, 2017-2018
  • Faculty Teaching Award University of Miami, 2016-2017
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The role of 5-aminolevulinic acid in brain tumor surgery: a systematic review  
    Ferraro N, Barbarite E, Albert TR, Berchmans E, Shah AH, Bregy A, Ivan ME, Brown T, Komotar RJ, Neurosurg Rev, 1/27/2016
  • Use of a mobile intraoperative CT scanner for navigation registration during laser interstitial thermal therapy of brain tumors  
    Jermakowicz WJ, Diaz RJ, Cass SH, Ivan ME, Komotar RJ, World Neurosurg, 1/8/2016
  • Treatment of adult and pediatric high-grade gliomas with Withaferin A: antitumor mechanisms and future perspectives  
    Marlow MM, Shah SS, Véliz EA, Ivan ME, Graham RM, J Nat Med, 1/2/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Incidence and Predictors of CSF leaks, Hearing Loss, and Facial Weakness Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection, A Multi-State Analysis with 1-Year Readmission Follow-up.
    Iorgulescu B, Schwartz TH, Ivan ME, Moussazadeh N, Parsa AT, CNS National Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • Epidermal growth factor-like module containing mucin-like hormone receptor 2 role in predicting survival in invasive gliomas.
    Ivan ME, Safaee M, Oh T, Clark AJ, Sun MZ, Kim J, Bloch O, Jahangiri A, Aghi MK, Parsa AT, Society of Neuro-oncology Meeting, 1/1/2014
  • GL261 Murine Glioma Cells Constitutively Expressing Luciferase as a Model of Glioblastoma.
    Clark AJ, Safaee M, Oh T, Ivan ME, Sun MZ, Kim J, James C, Parsa AT, AANS National Meeting, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Lighting the Way for New Brain Tumor Therapy- Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy 
    Miami, FL - 1/1/2016
  • Mechanisms of Brain Tumor Invasion 
    Miami, FL - 1/1/2016
  • Technical nuances and complications avoidance for Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy. 
    Miami, FL - 1/1/2015
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Authored Content

  • Pathogens and Glioma: A History of Unexpected Discoveries Ushering in Novel Therapy RelatedApril 2018
  • Pathogens and Glioma: A History of Unexpected Discoveries Ushering in Novel Therapy RelatedApril 2018

Press Mentions

  • Neurosurgeons Use AI to Treat Brain Tumors
    Neurosurgeons Use AI to Treat Brain TumorsJanuary 7th, 2020
  • Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients
    Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury PatientsOctober 31st, 2019
  • Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients
    Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury PatientsOctober 31st, 2019
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Grant Support

  • NREFThe role of EMR proteins in glioma pathogenesisPresent

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