Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD

Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD

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Dr. Sarah Jernigan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 15 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

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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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jernigan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jernigan performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Jernigan performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jernigan treats Hydrocephalus more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Jernigan treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jernigan performs Brain Surgery more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Jernigan performs this procedure more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Jernigan's conditions and procedures:

  • Ataxia
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 Me...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Education

Children's Hospital Boston/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Fellowship Hospital
Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U
Residency Hospital
2004
UNIV OF LOUISVILLE SCH OF MED
Medical School
2004

Dr. Jernigan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jernigan

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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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...Read 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...Read 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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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