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Biography

Gregory Velat, MD, is a dual-fellowship trained, board-certified neurosurgeon with a passion for exceptional patient care and quality surgical outcomes. He received training in both neurological surgery and neurointerventional surgery from the University of Florida, as well as advanced training in open cerebrovascular/skull-base surgery at the top, nationally ranked, Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona under the mentorship of world renowned, Robert Spetzler, MD. Dr. Velat enjoys challenging cranial and spinal surgeries and is an advocate for an initial conservative approach to neurosurgical pathology. During his tenure as Medical Director of Spine Surgery at AdventHealth Daytona Beach, his leadership played a vital role in achieving the Gold Seal of Approval for Spinal Surgery by the Joint Commission. He is an active member in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgery and the Florida Neurosurgical Society and has authored many peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters.

Services

  • Craniotomy
  • Interventional Neurosurgery
  • Stroke clot retrievals
  • Aneurysm coiling
  • Vascular Interventional Neurosurgery
  • Lower-back surgery
  • Spinal decompression and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Surgery for peripheral nerve disorders
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Cervical laminectomy and fusion
  • Intradural and extradural spinal canal tumors
  • Chiari malformation surgery
  • Evaluation and treatment of normal pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Shunting for Hydrocephalus
  • Carpal Tunnel and Ulnar nerve surgery
  • Areas Served
    Daytona Beach, FL | New Smyrna Beach, FL | DeLand, FL
    Languages Spoken
    English
    Education

    University of Florida - College of Public Health and Health Professions

    Residencies

    UF Health Shands Florida - Graduate Education

    Board Certification

    Neurological Surgery: The American Board of Neurological Surgery

    Ages Accepted
    Adults

    Insurances accepted by Gregory Velat, MD

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    • AARP
    • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
    • AdventHealth Advantage Plans (all plans – employee, Rosen, Medicare Advantage, Individual)
    • Aetna
    • Allegiance
    • BCBS-FL
    • Bright Health
    • Cigna
    • Devoted Health
    • FL-Florida Hospital Care Advantage Medicare
    • Florida Health Care
    • Freedom Health
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    Question: What locations does Gregory Velat, MD practice at?
    Answer: Gregory Velat, MD practices at Daytona Beach at 305 Memorial Medical Parkway, Suite 505, Daytona Beach, FL, 32117, New Smyrna Beach at 501 Live Oak Street, Suite B, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168, DeLand at 151 Victoria Commons Boulevard, Suite 105, DeLand, FL and 32724. Learn more about Gregory Velat, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What is Gregory Velat, MD's specialty?
    Answer: Gregory Velat, MD specializes in Neurosurgery. Learn more about Gregory Velat, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What insurance does Gregory Velat, MD accept?
    Answer: Gregory Velat, MD accepts AARP, AdventHealth Advantage Plan, AdventHealth Advantage Plans (all plans – employee, Rosen, Medicare Advantage, Individual), Aetna, Allegiance, BCBS-FL, Bright Health, Cigna, Devoted Health, FL-Florida Hospital Care Advantage Medicare, Florida Health Care, Freedom Health, GEHA, Health First Health Plans, Humana HMO, Humana PPO, Medicare, Meritain Health, Multiplan, Optimum HealthCare, Oscar, Oscar Health, Oxford, PHCS, Palmetto GBA Railroad, Tricare Select, United Healthcare, United Healthcare - The Empire Plan, United Healthcare Dual Complete, United Healthcare Golden Rule, United Healthcare Student Resources, United Medical Resources and Wellmed. This list is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment. Learn more about Gregory Velat, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What conditions does Gregory Velat, MD treat?
    Answer: Gregory Velat, MD treats the following conditions: Aneurysm, Blood Vessels, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Spine, Chiari Malformations, Degenerative Spine Disorders, Hydrocephalus, Nerve Compression, Neuro-Spine conditions, Spinal & Spinal Cord Tumors, Spine, Spine & Spinal Cord Injuries, Thoracic Spine, Traumatic Brain Injuries and Trigeminal Neuralgia. Learn more about Gregory Velat, MD at AdventHealth.