Our specialties

Learn more about the neurosurgery specialties treated by our fellowship-trained physicians.

Patient care

Call 803-434-8323 to schedule an appointment. View information for preparing for your appointment using the link below.

Education and research

Learn about our ongoing and future clinical research and education programs in neurosurgery.

Our neurosurgery team

Utilizing the latest medical technology and expert research to treat patients with disorders or injuries of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Led by Chief of Neurosurgery Roham Moftakhar, MD, our physicians are passionate about providing the highest level of care. Serving Columbia, Lexington, Irmo and the greater Midlands region of South Carolina, each are fellowship-trained members of the faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and are recognized experts in endovascular and cerebral vascular neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, skull base surgery and spine surgery.

Meet Our Team

Education and research

Our neurosurgery research is constantly growing and evolving. Our physicians have been successfully obtaining grant funding from a wide variety of sources, including federal agencies, industry sources and foundations. We're consistently seeking to develop new treatments and prevention strategies for neurological conditions.

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Patient stories

An awesome spirit

Just after graduation, Raoul Jenkins II was driving to see friends when he suffered a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. He underwent several quick interventions by Palmetto Health’s neuroendovascular team, including a minimally-invasive procedure known as “coiling.” 

Latest news
Pediatric neurosurgery team saves vision of local high school football player

Friday night lights and high school football will be starting again soon and Jalen Brown hopes to one day be back on the field.

Featured event
Joe Niekro Foundation Brain Aneurysm and AVM Support Group

If you or someone you love has been affected by a brain aneurysm or AVM (arteriovenous malformation), the Joe Niekro Foundation holds a support group for affected people to support one another and share their stories.

Latest journal edition
Palmetto Health Neuroscience Journal

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Neurosurgery and Neurology physicians contribute peer-reviewed research to the Palmetto Health Neuroscience Journal.


Contact us

Serving Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, and the greater Midlands region of South Carolina. We have locations at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge and Palmetto Health Richland

Phone: 803-434-8323 Fax: 803-434-8326