As former Chief of Neurosurgery at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Dr. Theofilos has enjoyed a distinguished career as a pioneer in developing innovative surgical techniques and devices. During his tenure as Chairman of Neurosurgery and Chairman of Cranial and Spinal Surgery at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida, he made medical history performing his revolutionary BAK Interbody Fusion surgery live on the internet, expanding the training paradigm hundreds of physicians who viewed this landmark procedure.
In addition, Dr. Theofilos was recently recognized by the Consumer Research Council of American and bestowed the honor of being named one of "America's Top Surgeons for Neurosurgery."
Dr. Theofilos is among a field 20 top neuro and orthopedic surgeons throughout the country chosen to participate in the ground breaking Flexicore™ Intervertebral Artificial Disc study comparing the clinical outcome of disc replacement versus traditional spinal fusion. He is a national instructor for the Spinevision C-3 Cervical Plate System and Uni-T Lumbar Pedicle Screw System, which he helped develop, and a National Instructor for the Spine-Tech BAK Systems and Sofamor-Danek Micro Endoscopic Discectomy Systems.
He was also a National Investigating site for the Synthes Syn-cage Interbody Fusion Cage. Dr. Theofilos is a widely sought after educator and lecturer and a regularly featured guest and medical commentator on all three major television networks for his expertise in state-of-the-art neurosurgical techniques.
Dr. Theofolis specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery and total disc replacement (TDR).