Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD

Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from UNIV OF LOUISVILLE SCH OF MED in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

1611 NW 12th Ave # NW

Miami, FL 33136

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 26% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 24% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jernigan "We work together as a team here at the University of Miami to take care of patients and their families.  We are able to see patients from infancy into adulthood through our affiliation with Holtz Children's Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital.  By providing care through a spectrum of ages, we are able to smoothly transition patients' care from childhood into adulthood for all types of congenital and degenerative neurosurgical diseases."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Jernigan does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

5  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.


    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Boston/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Jernigan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jernigan to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Jernigan'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 (4)

I don't even know where to start. Before I met Dr. Jernigan, I had excruciating headaches and neck pain. I couldn't sit or stand for a long time. I thought I was stuck like that. However, as soon as I met her I knew I was in the right hands. She's been patient, caring, compassionate and empathetic...more
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It's hard to find a doctor that has it all, but after one visit with Sarah I knew we hit the jackpot. Trusting someone with your child's life is never easy, but she certainly made both my husband and I feel safe and confident with our daughters surgery and the process that followed. She has a...more
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Beyond conscientious with her approach to my care.
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Very informative, spoke in language we could understand. Very concerned for our welfare. Would recommend her for all families.
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