Scott Raffa, MD, MBA

Scott Raffa Neurosurgeon

Scott Raffa, MD, MBA

Adult Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Neurosurgery Spine & Orthopedics

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Scott Raffa, MD: Board-Certified Neurosurgeon Serving West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and the South Florida Community

In the West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida communities, few names are as well-known in the fields of neurosurgery and spine care as that of Dr. Scott Raffa, a board-certified neurosurgeon. A combination of extensive training, a dedication to patient well-being, and a deep connection to his local community makes him a preferred choice for many seeking spine-related care.

A native intent on serving his community, Dr. Raffa returned to his roots after completing his rigorous medical school and residency in Neurological Surgery at the renowned University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. In his pursuit of holistic knowledge, he further enhanced his credentials by securing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida. Culminating his academic journey, Dr. Raffa completed his postgraduate fellowship at the esteemed Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Raffa’s expertise encompasses an expansive array of spinal conditions. From common complaints like neck and back pain, sciatica, and herniated discs to more complex conditions like spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disc disease, his proficiency ensures patients receive optimal care. Furthermore, he is well-versed in addressing spondylolysis, pars defects, spine trauma, spinal deformity, and more, making him a top neurosurgeon in South Florida.

What sets Dr. Scott Raffa apart is his exceptional skill in minimally invasive spinal surgery. He champions cutting-edge techniques, including lateral and endoscopic approaches, bolstered by the latest in intraoperative neuronavigation imaging and neuromonitoring. His commitment to advancements in the field is evident in his specialization in outpatient and ambulatory spine surgeries, which offer patients quicker recoveries with minimal discomfort.

Dr. Raffa’s philosophy, as a board-certified neurosurgeon, revolves around the safety and quality of life of his patients. Before suggesting surgical interventions, he meticulously evaluates all potential treatment options, ensuring a comprehensive plan that prioritizes the patient’s well-being. He believes in transparent, candid conversations that foster trust, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions regarding their health.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Raffa is an esteemed member of several prestigious organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and Florida Medical Association, solidifying his position as a luminary in the field.

For those seeking top-tier neurosurgical care, Dr. Scott Raffa is accessible at two locations. In West Palm Beach, his office is located at 927 45th Street, Suite 204, and in Fort Lauderdale, it’s at 3000 Bayview Drive. Both locations are equipped to provide unparalleled care, ensuring patients in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and the broader South Florida region have access to the best in spine care.

For patient appointments or second opinions, patients are encouraged to call (561) 935-1188 or utilize our online patient contact form to request an appointment.

Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Areas of Interest

Education & Training

Neurosciences, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Department of Neurological Surgery

University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Department of Neurological Surgery

University of Miami/Jackson Health System
Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Palm Beach International Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
  • Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Broward County Medical Association
  • Palm Beach County Medical Association