A complicated procedure gone right

Multidisciplinary team at UF Health Skull Base Center save a life in procedure done for first time in U.S.

By: Tracy Collins
alt Lauren Fells’ niece, Carol Milton, is more like a sister with only a seven year age difference.

The decision to seek treatment

new Daryoush Tavanaiepour, MD, is a neurosurgeon at UF Health Jacksonville.

The complex, groundbreaking procedure

a Scan of Fells' brain prior to surgery.
a Scan of Fells' brain after surgery.
alt Lauren Fells’ granddaughter, DeVeisha Wesley, 24, of Palatka visits her in the hospital.

A life saved