Neuroscience

Cape Fear Valley Neuroscience in Fayetteville, NC

Our neurosurgeons and neurologists have diverse medical backgrounds and training, which include the latest in neurosurgical and pain management techniques. We are pleased to discuss prospective referrals and to help you choose an appropriate specialist.

PHYSICIANS

Charles Haworth, M.D.
Inad Atassi, M.D. 
David J Hart, M.D. 
Kevin Cahill, M.D.
Iraj Nikfarjam, M.D.
Peter Kovacs, M.D.


Neurosurgeons


Dr. John Whitley

Charles Haworth, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
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Dr. Inad Atassi

Inad Atassi, M.D.
Associate Staff 
Medical School: University of Damascus School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
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Dr. David Hart

David J Hart, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residency: USC University Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship: University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Special Interests: Minimally invasive spinal surgery
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Dr. Kevin Cahill

Kevin Cahill, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainsville, FL
Residency: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellowship: University of Miami - Jackson Memorial, Miami, FL
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Special Interests: Complex and minimally invasive spine surgery
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Neurologists


Dr. Iraj Nikfarjam

Iraj Nikfarjam, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Superior Institute of Medical Science of Havana, Havana, Cuba
Residency: Neurological and Neurosurgical Institute of Havana, Havana, Cuba, Neurosurgery; University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Neurocritical Care Fellowship; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, Endovascular Surgical Fellowship
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Special Interests: Neurocritical Care, Endovascular Surgery
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Dr. Peter Kovacs

Peter Kovacs, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Residency: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Fellowship: Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Board Certification:American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
Special Interests: General neurology, movement disorders
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