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Robert P. Naftel MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
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  • 83 ratings
  • 16 comments

Areas of Expertise

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

Conditions and Treatments

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

Locations

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

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

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Awesome!
October 4, 2022
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Dr. Naftel has been great throughout our whole process and over the past several months. I really appreciate how he explains everything to us and talks directly to my son. Dr. Naftel also presents with a calm and positive manner even when discussing challenging things.
September 26, 2022
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We were very happy w/*Dr. Naftel. He was educated, kind and explained everything well. We felt heard and respected.
September 8, 2022
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MD just brushed us off, like we were Inconveniencing him with why we were there. We were scheduled with him with one part of my child's MRI.
July 31, 2022
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Very thorough.
April 19, 2022
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I would most definitely recommend Dr.Naftel to other patients. He's very kind & cares for his patients.
March 30, 2022
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Dr. Naftel is very professional and engaged through entire surgery and followup process. We highly recommend him and Vandy Team to other families.
March 29, 2022
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I just recommended this doctor to a friend whose son has epilepsy
March 29, 2022
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We love *Dr. Naftel. He explain things to Aubrey as well as us & are very happy with his care during this difficult time.
March 23, 2022
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