Dr. Michael Petr, MD

Dr. Michael Petr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Michael Petr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

7807 Baymeadows Rd E Ste 208

Jacksonville, FL 32256

Contact Information

(904) 330-0302

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Petr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

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.


  • Towson State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Cincinnati Hosp-Holmes Div
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Univ Of Cincinnati Hosp-Holmes Div
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Univ Of Cincinnati Hosp-Holmes Div
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Loyola University Graduate School
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Loyola University MD/PhD Tuition Remission and Stipend, 1993-2000
  • Gliadel Neurosurgery Research Award, 2005
  • Mayfield Education Research Foundation, 2005
Media & Publications
  • Intracellular Calcium Disrupts Signal Transduction Pathways of in vitro Meningioma Cells, 2000
  • Complications of Surgery, 2006
  • The Use of Mechanically Elicited EMG to Protect Nerve Roots During Surgery for Spinal Degeneration, 1994
  • Radiofrequency Lesioning, 2005
  • The Determination of In-Situ Dissociation Constant for Fura-2 and Quantitation of Background Fluorescence in Astrocyte Cell Line U373-MG, 1997
  • PLA2 Activity Regulates Calcium Storage-Dependent Cellular Proliferation, 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petr to family and friends
41 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Petr'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 (21)

I am grateful to find a doctor who cares and listens ,explains in layman's terms.I had one visit so far and after 6 months of doctor bouncing (referrals)I feel confident I found the doctor who will help me.His staff especially Shiela are the best people and got me in for evaluation after 3 weeks of...more
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Three weeks prior to my lumbar back & fusion surgery I met with Dr. Petr and he explained my surgical procedure. I was supposed to see him the morning of my surgery but I was told he was running late. However I still thought I would see him before my surgery but I never did. I had numerous post op...more
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Dr. Petr and his NP Katie were absolutely the best. Dr. Petr took me as an emergency patient, expedited my surgery and gave me excellent care for which I will always be grateful.. His office staff was excellent and caring. I sing his praises and would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Petre, his assistant Sheila and the front office staff were very thorough and courteous. Everything was explained to me and all my questions answered. Dr. Petre explained the 3 step process he is recommending I do to help alleviate my pain, referring me to another doctor also. I am hoping...more
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Dr. Petr does what's in the best interest of the patient. He makes sure you understand what is going on . I would recommend him to anyone asking for a neurosurgeon. Janis
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