Sarah C. Jernigan, MD, MPH | CNSA Physician | Charlotte Neurosurgeon | Neurosurgeon in Charlotte NC

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Sarah C. Jernigan, MD, MPH

Special Interests

  • Brain Tumors
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Moyamoya
  • Pediatric Neurosurgeon
  • Spasticity


Dr. Sarah C. Jernigan joined Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates in 2017 as our first female neurological surgeon. She practices out of the Charlotte office and performs neurological and spine surgical intervention at Atrium HealthLevine Children’s Hospital and Carolina Center for Specialty Surgery. She is board certified in neurological, spine surgery and pediatric neurosurgery. She completed medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Harvard at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Jernigan went on to complete her Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her interests and specialties include: pediatric neurosurgerycraniosynostosis, pediatric and adult hydrocephalus and spasticity. Dr.Jernigan also holds a Masters of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health.


Fellowship - Pediatric Neurosurgery, Boston Children’s Hospital

Residency - Harvard at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital, University Of Louisville

Medical School - University of Louisville School of Medicine

Master of Public Health – Tulane University School of Public Health

Special Interests - Pediatric neurosurgerycraniosynostosis, pediatric and adult hydrocephalus and spasticity.