Anthony James Hall, MD, CM, FACS, FAANS, is an accomplished, board-certified neurosurgeon and the founder of the Academy of Neurosurgical Physicians in Hollywood, Florida.
Dr. Hall was born in Mona, St. Andrew, Jamaica. His father was an agricultural and civil engineer, and his mother was a financial analyst and professor.
He attended several prep schools in and around Kingston and The Priory School until the end of Third Form. He migrated with his family to Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal, where he completed medical school at McGill University.
He then completed his internship in general surgery at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, followed by neurosurgical residencies at the University of Connecticut and the University of Miami. Upon graduation in 1995, he began private practice in Miami, Florida.
His past twenty-six years have seen him work in southeastern Florida, from Orlando to Miami, performing adult and pediatric general neurosurgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive procedures, pain procedures, tumors, and movement disorders. He was the first surgeon in South Florida to perform tubular access spinal discectomies in 1995. He brought the first Radionics X-Knife for stereotactic radiosurgery to South Florida in 1995. He was also one of the first five physicians certified to recommend medical cannabis in Florida.
Dr. Hall is an Assistant Professor at the Herbert Wertheim FIU College of Medicine and an Associate Professor at the Kiran C. Patel Nova Southeastern Colleges of Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine. He has previously lectured at the School of Physician Assistants at Nova Southeastern University and at Miami Dade College. He has also been a clinical professor for Barry University and the University of Alabama.
Dr. Hall is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of several professional societies and is the current president of the Miami-Dade County Chapter of the National Medical Association called the James W Bridges Medical Society.
He and his wife share six children, and they enjoy participating in their development.