Kaveh Khajavi, M.D., FACS, received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1985, and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1989, through a scholarship from the US Air Force. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 1996. Dr. Khajavi returned to active duty and served as the Chief of Epilepsy Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and held academic appointments at the Uniformed Services School of Medicine.
Dr. Khajavi is a recognized leader and innovator in the fields of minimally invasive and complex spine surgery and sports neurosurgery. He has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters in the fields of spinal and brain disorders and has garnered national recognition for his contributions to the field.
Dr. Khajavi is the Neurosurgical Consultant for the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Silverbacks and previously for the Atlanta Thrashers. Additionally, he serves on the board of the Brain Injury Association of Georgia and is the Director of Neurosurgery for the Sports Concussion Institute and the Shepherd Center. He holds clinical faculty appointments at Mercer and Georgia State Universities.