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Greg Olavarria, MD - Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neuroscience

Address: 1222 S Orange Ave
2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 321.841.3050

Fax: 321.843.3570

Bio

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Greg Olavarria, MD, FAANS, serves as a pediatric neurosurgeon with the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Neurosurgery specialty practice. Dr. Olavarria is board certified through the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery.

Dr. Olavarria earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine, where he was president of his class, valedictorian and a Dean’s Scholar. He received the Merck Book Award and the Stanton Hale Scholarship. Dr. Olavarria completed a neurological surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta, followed by a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Prior to practicing in the Central Florida area, Dr. Olavarria held the appointment of assistant professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Miami Children’s Hospital. He currently holds a faculty appointment at the University of Central Florida School of Medicine. His areas of interest include craniosynostosis, head injury and concussion, congenital brain and spine abnormalities in infants, and epilepsy surgery. 

Dr. Olavarria was instrumental in growing the neurosurgery and neurology services of Arnold Palmer Hospital into a U.S. News and World Report nationally ranked program. He has written on pediatric neurosurgery extensively for both online and published texts, and has won Orlando Health’s Physician Exemplar Award. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. Additionally, he served as host of the 2016 Annual Meeting for the Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.


Board Certifications

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Academic Information

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Medical Education

University of California Los Angeles

Internship

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

Residency

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

Fellowship

Children's Memorial Hospital

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