Professor of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology, John Floyd, MD, serves as the Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Carl Raba Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology at the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. He began his medical career in high school after obtaining early acceptance to the University of Alabama School of Medicine at the age of 18. Prior to matriculating, Dr. Floyd finished his undergraduate degree, graduating summa cum laude. He studied public health policy and clinical trial design at the University of Adelaide, South Australia on a rotary international scholarship.
Dr. Floyd’s surgical training began at the prestigious Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, where he completed an internship in general surgery. Subsequently, he finished his neurosurgical training from the department of neurological surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Floyd has also completed a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology and skull base surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.