Robert E. Wharen, Jr., M.D.

  1. Chair, Neurosurgery, Florida

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida
  • Brain tumors
  • Stereotactic surgery
  • Parkinson's disease and tremor
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Pain
  1. 1985
    Resident - Neurologic SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1984
    Visiting ResidentGrady Memorial Hospital, Emory University
  3. 1980
    InternshipMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1979
    MDPennsylvania State University
  5. 1975
    BAUniversity of Chicago

Certifications

  1. American Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards and Honors

  1. 2014
    ArmadaCertified Specialty PhysicianArmada Health
  2. 2013
    2013 Service Excellence AwardHealth Network Foundation
  3. 2012
    Vice PresidentNeurosurgical Society of America
  4. 2008
    PresidentSouthern Neurosurgical Society
  5. 2007
    President-ElectSouthern Neurosurgical Society
  6. 2004
    TreasurerSouthern Neurosurgical Society
  7. 2004
    Selected by peers for inclusionAmerica's Top Doctors for Cancer
  8. 2003
    Distinguished Mayo ClinicianMayo Clinic
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2011 - present
    Program DirectorNeurological Surgery Residency Program
  2. 2011
    Vice PresidentNeurosurgical Society of America
  3. 2010 - 2011
    Course DirectorFrom Cranial to Spine: An Overview of Neurosurgical Topics for the Mid-Level Practitioner
  4. 2008
    MemberPersonnel Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  5. 2008 - present
    MemberAllied Health Professional Academic and Promotions Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2008
    MemberCareer and Leadership Development CALD - Module II
  7. 2008 - 2009
    PresidentSouthern Neurosurgical Society
  8. 2007 - 2008
    President-ElectSouthern Neurosurgical Society
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Publications

Research Activities

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