Dr. Michael Ivan, MD

Dr. Michael Ivan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Ivan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Palmetto Bay, FL. He specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read his story

Michael Edward Ivan, MD, MBS at Jackson South Medical Center

9333 SW 152nd St Ste 110

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Surgery
more than 8% of peers

Dr. Ivan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Ivan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ivan "Dr. Michael E. Ivan is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami where he acts as Jackson South's Chief of Cranial Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology Service and Co-Director of Neurosurgery. He is also the Director of Research for the University of Miami Brain Tumor Initiative within Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and is a leader among his peers, serving as an executive member of the Young Neurosurgeon's Committee for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Ivan's practice focuses on brain tumors and skull base lesions and their treatment using surgery and minimally invasive techniques such as Gamma knife and laser interstitial therapy. Dr. Ivan's research interests include understanding the invasive micro-environment of brain tumors and improving outcomes in brain tumor surgery. Dr. Ivan has over 50 peer-reviewed publications on brain tumor and skull base lesions. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ivan "Make a difference

Improving lives through neurosurgery

Treating you like family"

5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ivan does not have any board certifications listed.

31  Procedures

  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Radiation Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Surgery
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Intraoperative Mapping
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Motor Cortex Stimulation (MCS)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Tumor Ablation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Cornell
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ivan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ivan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ivan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ivan to family and friends
107 total reviews (70 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (107)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ivan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (70)

I give him 10 out of 5 stars! Dr. Ivan is one of the most caring, attentive, knowledgeable, kindest doctors I have ever had. He is wonderful and brings so much to the University of Miami. He answers email within minutes of my issues and questions. I have immense trust in him. He is very...more
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Wonderful! A lifesaver! My pain is gone! Great bedside manner - took a lot of time and explained everything clearing. I never felt rushed. My family felt everyone treated them very well. One of the BEST medical experiences I have every had. Would recommend Dr. Ivan and staff to anyone. Thank...more
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10 out of 5 stars for trust!
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Maravilloso! 100% trust. Great with questions! Excellent explainations
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