BayCare Medical Group Welcomes Pediatric Neurosurgeon Abilash Haridas, MD, FAANS

October 26, 2017

Tampa, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2017) – Abilash Haridas, MD, FAANS, joined BayCare Medical Group and is now accepting new patients (birth to age 22) at 3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607.

Dr. Haridas is chief of pediatric neurosurgery at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. He is board certified and one of few neurosurgeons in the country dual-fellowship trained in pediatric and cerebrovascular neurosurgery. He treats all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery, with special interests in Moya Moya disease, arteriovenous malformations, stroke, and bypass surgery. His surgical expertise also includes complex skull base, epilepsy, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, spasticity, craniosynostosis, brachial plexus injury, and spine disorders.

Dr. Haridas earned his Doctor of Medicine from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Tamil Nadu, India. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Lurie Children’s Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago and a second fellowship in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

He is an accomplished academic author with several peer-reviewed publications in leading neurosurgical journals and several book chapters in neurosurgical textbooks. He has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad, including Japan, Finland and India.

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For an appointment, call (813) 397-1274, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About BayCare Medical Group
BayCare Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the greater Tampa Bay area, with more than 500 providers and over 45 specialties. In 2014, HealthPoint Medical Group, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and Specialists, St. Anthony’s Primary Care and Specialists and Suncoast Medical Clinic formed to become BayCare Medical Group. In 2016, Winter Haven Hospital’s Family Health Centers and employed physician specialists, as well as Bartow Regional Medical Center’s employed physicians, joined BayCare Medical Group. For more information, visit

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit