Paul D. Sawin, M.D.
Dr. Sawin is board certified in Neurosurgery by the American Board
of Neurological Surgery, and is Fellowship-trained in complex spinal
surgery. He received his medical training from the University of
Iowa College of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega
Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his training in Neurological
Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 1997.
Subsequently, he was selected to serve as a Fellow at the Barrow
Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, where he received subspecialty
certification in complex spinal reconstruction.
Dr. Sawin is the only fellowship-trained spinal neurosurgeon in Central
Florida. His areas of special interest include complex spinal reconstruction,
brain and spinal cord tumors, craniovertebral junction abnormalities,
and minimally-invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Sawin has published over
50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and neurosurgical textbooks.
He regularly serves as teaching faculty for national and international
training courses, instructing practicing neurosurgeons in state-of-the-art
spinal surgery techniques.
Dr. Sawin has received several awards, including the AANS/CNS Mayfield
Award and the Eugene I. Nordby Award, recognizing outstanding research
in the field of spinal surgery. He is a member of the American Association
of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and
the North American Spine Society.