Dr. Tien V. Le earned his bachelor's degree in
Biology from the University of North Florida, where he graduated summa cum laude
Honors. He then received his M.D. at the University of South Florida, having
earned the distinction of Neurosurgery
Student of the Year
during his senior year. His neurosurgery training was done at the world-renowned Cleveland
Clinic and the University of South Florida, where he served as Chief Resident
during his final year. Dr. Le was then selected by Dr. Kevin Foley to the
prestigious Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine
Institute and the University of Tennessee-Memphis. While there, he also
obtained additional fellowship training in scoliosis, deformity, and complex
reconstructive spine surgery with Dr. Julius Fernandez.
Dr. Le is prolific in his academic contributions to advance
the field of neurosurgery and spinal surgery. He has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed
spinal, neurological, and neurosurgical journal articles, several book
chapters, and has presented at various professional meetings.
Dr. Le brings a unique skill set to the Tampa
Bay area with expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery and
neurosurgery. A rare asset to the Tampa
Bay community, Dr. Le is not only a neurosurgeon, but he is also
Fellowship-trained in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Complex Spinal
Deformities. Dr. Le is one of only a select few in the world who have been
trained by Dr. Kevin Foley, regarded by many as the father of modern-day
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.