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Ricardo Komotar, MD, Neurosurgery, Miami, FL, University of Miami Hospital

RicardoJorgeKomotarMDFAANS, FACS

Neurosurgery Miami, FL

Professor and Program Director, Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Komotar

Dr. Ricardo Komotar, MD is a neurosurgeon in Miami, Florida. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida and New York. He is affiliated with University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Jackson Health System, and University of Miami Hospital.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2005 - 2010
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusInternship, Transitional Year, 2003 - 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityClass of 2003
  • Duke UniversityB.S., Neuroscience, Summa Cum Laude, 1995 - 1999
  • Oxford UniversityNo degree, Neuropharmacology, 1997 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2011 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2004 - 2012
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America: American Health Council 2017-2018
  • Powell Endowment Fund Award National Women�s Cancer Association, 2016
  • Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award Voices Against Brain Cancer � National Brain Tumor Awareness Committee, 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Safety of Bevacizumab Administered Shortly After Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy in Glioblastoma: A Case Series  
    Ricardo Komotar, MD, World Neurosurgery
  • Real-time Video-Streaming to Surgical Loupe Mounted Head-Up Display for Navigated Meningioma Resection  
    Diaz R, Yoon J, Chen R, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Wharen R, Komotar RJ, Turk Neurosurg, 1/30/2017
  • Detection of wtEGFR Amplification and EGFRvIII Mutation in CSF-Derived Extracellular Vesicles of Glioblastoma Patients  
    Figueroa JM, Skog J, Akers J, Li H, Komotar RJ, Jensen R, Ringel F, Yang I, Kalkanis S, Thompson R, LoGuidice L, Berghoff E, Parsa A, Liau L, Curry W, Cahill D, Betteg..., Neuro Oncol, 1/27/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Resuscitation and Critical Care of Poor Grade Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    Komotar RJ, Schmidt JM, Starke RM, Claassen J, Wartenberg KE, Lee K, Badjatia N, Connolly ES, Mayer SA, Annual J. Lawrence Pool Memorial Research Symposium - Controversies in the Management of Cerebral Aneurysms; Neurosurgery, 1/1/2009

Lectures

  • Building a Brain Tumor Practice and Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program 
    1/19/2018
  • The University of Miami Brain Tumor Initiative 
    Multiple locations, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 - 1/29/2017
  • When to NOT Operate on a Meningioma 
    Sao Paolo, Brazil - 1/29/2017
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Other

  • Bilateral Ethmoidal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae � A Previously Unreported Entity 
    Komotar RJ, Connolly ES
    1/1/2005

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

  • A Novel 3-Dimensional Printable Bone Substitute
    A Novel 3-Dimensional Printable Bone SubstituteMarch 1st, 2020
  • Focusing on You: Laser Ablation at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Focusing on You: Laser Ablation at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterSeptember 5th, 2018
  • Brain Cancer Treatments Showing Promise with Targeted Therapies. 'Very Exciting Stuff.' | Miami Herald
    Brain Cancer Treatments Showing Promise with Targeted Therapies. 'Very Exciting Stuff.' | Miami HeraldMay 25th, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AmeriHealth Direct POS
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth PPO
    AvMed Health Open Access
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    First Health PPO
    GHI PPO
    Great West PPO
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    Horizon BCBS HMO
    Horizon BCBS POS
    Horizon BCBS PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
    United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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