Jason Blatt

Jason Blatt, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY
Business Phone: (352) 273-6990

About Jason Blatt

Jason E. Blatt, MD, is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was a national merit scholar and graduated magna cum laude. While in Nashville, his honors included election to Alpha Epsilon Delta, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Delta Pi, as well as a distinguished service key from Alpha Phi Omega. He then completed his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Harold C. Pillsbury Student Research Award.

After receiving his medical degree, he remained at the University of North Carolina to complete his internship and residency, both in neurosurgery. He received numerous awards during his training, including both the Hydrocephalus Association Award and the resident traveling fellowship, from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Blatt was elected to UNC’s Academy of Educators and was named a socioeconomic fellow of the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. Finally, he relocated to Pittsburgh to complete a prestigious subspecialty fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh under renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Ian Pollack, MD.

In July, 2017, Dr. Blatt joined the University of Florida Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery faculty as an assistant professor. He treats children of all ages at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Dr. Blatt is passionate about the care and well-being of children and prides himself on the ability to make complex neurosurgical decisions easy to understand for patients and their parents. Caring for an ill child is never easy, but Dr. Blatt and his team strive to alleviate worry and suffering and provide advanced treatment options for kids of all ages.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
Areas of Interest
  • Brain tumor – children
  • Chiari malformations
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Epilepsy – overview
  • Epilepsy in children
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Metastatic brain tumor
  • Scoliosis
  • Spasticity
  • Spina bifida – resources
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal tumor

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Neurosurgery
2016-2017 · Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Residency – Neurosurgery
2010-2016 · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical Degree
2006-2010 · University of North Carolina

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6990