Dr. Saatman is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and specializes in the surgical treatment of adult degenerative spine and peripheral nerve disease. After graduating as the first female resident from the University of South Florida’s neurosurgery program, Dr. Saatman provided unsurpassed patient care for 10 years at a private clinic in Brandon, Florida, where she served as president and chief neurosurgeon.
As an expert in the field of neurosurgery, Dr. Saatman has delivered numerous local and national lectures, attended clinical courses to expand her areas of expertise and participates in the American Board of Neurological Surgery Maintenance of Certification program.
In addition to her daily practice, Dr. Saatman serves on several medical advisory boards and has participated in two national clinical outcomes trials. She was recently invited to participate in the HCA West Florida Division Spine Best Practice Panel. Dr. Saatman is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society.
Dr. Saatman’s personal interests include equestrian activities, spending time with her Dobermans and gardening.