Dr. Celso Agner is a neurologist and neuro interventional surgeon at Broward Health Medical Center.
Dr. Agner brings an extensive history in interventional neurology and neurocritical care to the team at Broward Health with almost 10 years in the field. He is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology. After finishing fellowship training in neurological critical care/stroke and interventional neuroradiology at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York, he joined the University of Illinois at Chicago as an assistant professor of neurosurgery in 2006. He also served as a neurologist/interventional neurologist and director of the neurointerventional program at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, St. John Hospital, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital and Oakwood Hospital in Michigan. At his main institution, he functioned as a general neurologist and interventionist and performed more than 450 procedures in approximately two and a half years. While completing his visiting fellowship training at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he was an on-staff neurologist at hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin.
In addition, he served as an assistant professor of neurology at Oakwood University’s Osteopathic Medicine, where he taught medical students and residents during their clinical rotations through Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. Due to his prominent achievements, he directed an interventional neurology fellowship program at the same institution.
Originally from Brazil, he has been a diplomate of neurology (initial and 10 year MOC), vascular neurology, and is board eligible in neurological critical care (next examination in 2015). He has two masters’ degrees. The first is in anatomy and cell biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The second is from Universite Bicetre in Paris, which he earned under the guidance of major leaders in interventional neuroradiology, including Professor Pierre Lasjaunias, Karel ter Brugge, Georges Rodesch, and In Sup Choi. He has more than 40 publications in national and international journals, more than 10 book chapters, and more than 60 abstracts published in his career. Due to his achievements, he was selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in 2007.
Dr. Agner is a member of the American Stroke Association, the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Interventional Neurology, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
He is fluent in English, his native Portuguese, Spanish, German, and French.
Dr. Agner is married with one child. They live in Fort Lauderdale.