Dr. Siviero Agazzi, MD

Dr. Siviero Agazzi, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Siviero Agazzi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Universite De Geneve, Faculte De Medecine in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

2 Tampa General Cir Fl 3

Tampa, FL 33606

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 97% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Agazzi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Agazzi "Italian born and Swiss trained, I obtained the Swiss Board Certification in Neurological Surgery in 2002. I then pursued advanced training in complex cranial surgery by completing a fellowship in Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Surgery. In 2005 I joined the faculty of the University of South Florida Department of Neurosurgery. Since then I have dedicated my practice to complex brain surgery and have gained a significant experience in the treatment of tumors (acoustic neuromas, meninigiomas, gliomas), vascular diseases (aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations), trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. My expertise has been solicited several times by other neurosurgical teams for complex cranial procedures both in adults and children. At the national level, I have been recognized as an expert in complex cranial surgery. I am married, have 2 children and am fluent in 5 languages"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Agazzi "As an academic Neurosurgeon I strive to provide the most advanced, effective and compassionate care to my patients. I strive to bring answers to the open questions in the field of brain tumors surgery vascular neurosurgery and other diseases like trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. Finally, I strive to pass along my knowledge and expertise to the next generation of neurosurgeons"
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Agazzi does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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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.

Education

  • St Michael's College, Fribourg Switzerland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Fribourg Switzerland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Universite De Geneve, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Geneva Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Neurosurg Srv Chuv
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Lausanne / Faculty Of Biology and Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Univeristy Of South Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Usf Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Usf College Of Business
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Agazzi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Agazzi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Agazzi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Agazzi to family and friends
4.7
based on 34 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Agazzi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

would not recommend him to anyone. horrible bed side manor. I needed help from him for a failed brain surgery.MVD He thought I was a liability and would not touch me. I have Florida Medicaid so my options are very limited. .MY FAILED SURGERY LEFT ME WITH CHRONIC VOMITING THAT NEVER GOES AWAY. I...more
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Very bad bedside manor. Rude!!
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Dr. Agazzi treated my 19 year old son who was admitted to TGH with Bleeding in the Brain. After 3 days in the NICU, Dr. Agazzi diagnosed him w/(Bleeding) Brainstem Cavernoma. Although controversial, Dr Agazzi recommended surgery to resect the Cavernoma. This surgery required a highly skilled and...more
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Went to him for hemifacial spasm advice. He took one look at my MRI and said I had MS. No one else saw this on my MRI. Turned out I do have both, but thanks to him I am getting treatment. I wish he could be my neuroligst!
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Dr. Agazzi has performed 2 brain surgeries to remove metastatic tumors related to lung cancer. The first was in the area of speech, language processing, etc. and the second was very close to the motor skills area. Dr. Agazzi did a tremendous job on both surgeries!! His skill and expertise...more
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