Education & Training
- Undergraduate: Columbia University
- Graduate: Georgetown University
- Medical School: Rutgers University
- Residency: University of Tennessee
Membership & Associations
- American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS)
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Meet Adam Befeler, MD
Adam Befeler, MD is a leading neurosurgeon treating patients from throughout the Tampa Bay area at the Brain2Spine Institute, located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Befeler is highly trained and experienced in performing a variety of surgical procedures for the brain, spine, and peripheral nervous system.
Dr. Befeler earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Columbia University and a master’s degree in physiology and biophysics at Georgetown University before attending medical school at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University. He then went on to serve his neurosurgical internship and residency at the University of Tennessee/Semmes Murphey Clinic under the tutelage of Dr. Jon H. Robertson, Dr. Frederick Boop, and Dr. Kevin Foley. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Patients at the Brain2Spine Institute benefit from Dr. Befeler’s award winning experience and dedication to providing the best possible care. He understands that his specialty can appear intimidating and takes time to explain procedures to his patients and answer their questions as thoroughly as possible.
Dr. Befeler looks forward to meeting new patients and helping them to improve health and wellbeing.
Get to Know Dr. Befeler
Patient Testimonials About Adam Befeler, MD
Befeler A.R., Gordon W.S., Khan N.R., Fernandez J, Muhlbauer M.S., Sorenson J.M. (2015). Efficacy of delayed follow-up imaging in traumatic brain injury. 2015 Oct (16)1-7.
Befeler A.R., Daniels D.J., Helms S.A., Klimo P Jr, Boop F. (2014). Head injuries following television-related accidents in the pediatric population. J Neurosurg Pediatrics. 2014 Oct. 14(4):414-417.
Forouhar,F., Befeler,A.R., Vorobiev,S.M., Hussain,M., Ciano,M., Acton,T.B., Montelione,G.T., Hunt,J.F. and Tong,L. (2004) Crystal Structure Of The Putative Peptidyl-Arginine Deiminase From Chlorobium Tepidum, Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium Target Ctr21. National Protein Database.
Presentations 2018 Bayfront/Johns Hopkins All Children’s Bay Area Trauma Symposium. “Current Guidelines for Management of Traumatic Brain Injury”. October 2018. Oral Presentation. 2015 “Efficacy of Delayed Follow-up Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury”
American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015. Oral Presentation. 2014 “Results of Delayed Follow-up Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury.”
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting. 2014. Oral Presentation. 2013 “Outcomes in Pediatric Television Related Accidents” Pediatrics Section – American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2013. Poster Presentation.