Raul Olivera, MD

Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Neurosurgery

College Of Medicine Neurosurgery

Medical Director, Primary Stroke Center, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Chief of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Faculty Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, Tampa General Hospital

Staff Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, Florida Hospital Tampa

Faculty Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, James A. Haley VA Hospital

Academic Email: rolivera@health.usf.edu


  • MD, Medicine, Universidad Automoma De Centro America, 2000


  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (Member, 2011 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Lau, T.Olivera, R.Miller, T.Downes, K.Danner, C.van Loveren, HR.Agazzi, S. Paradoxical trends in the management of vestibular schwannoma in the United States. Journal of neurosurgery. 117(3) : 514-9, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22725981
  • Youssef, AS.Willard, L.Downes, A.Olivera, R.Hall, K.Agazzi, S.van Loveren, H. The frontotemporal-orbitozygomatic approach: reconstructive technique and outcome. Acta neurochirurgica. 154(7) : 1275-83, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22576269
  • Edgell, RC.Yavagal, DR.Drazin, D.Olivera, R.Boulos, AS. Treatment of vertebral artery origin stenosis with anti-proliferative drug-eluting stents. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging. 20(2) : 175-9, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19040627