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Robert P. Naftel MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurologic Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurosciences
  • Pediatric Developmental Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Tumors of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Locations

2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
  • Internship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2007
  • Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2012
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2013

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2017

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Patient Comments

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Dr. Naftel is an amazing physician! Not only did he perform an excellent job regarding my daughter's surgery, he explains everything thoroughly, and always ask if we have any concerns or questions throughout our discussions. Highly recommend!
September 10, 2023
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Ours was a follow-up visit. There were no changes, however the doctor did not seem rushed for us to leave. Really great guy!
May 6, 2023
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Dr Naftel is an excellent physician. We are so grateful for the care he has provided our daughter. We know he is an incredible surgeon but his bedside manner is just as impressive. I love the way he speaks to my daughter first and listens to her concerns.
April 8, 2023
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