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John  A.  Jane, Jr.,  M.D.

Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 800386, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0386
Phone: 434.243.5749 Fax: 434.243.6726

Training & Certification


Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia


Neurological Surgery, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

Acromegaly, Brain Tumors, Chiari Malformation, Congenital spinal cord abnormalities, Craniopharyngiomas, Craniosynostosis, Cushing’s Disease, Hydrocephalus, Parasellar Tumors, Pituitary Cysts, Pituitary Tumors, Spinal Cord Tumors

Research Interest:

Neuro-oncology, Neuro-endocrinology, Craniofacial disorders



John A. Jane, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics.  Dr. Jane, Jr. attended college at the University of Chicago where he graduated with honors.  He then returned to Virginia and attended medical school at the University of Virginia where he also completed his general surgery internship and began neurosurgical residency in 1997.  After spending a year as a Fellow in Neurosurgery at Auckland Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, he returned to UVA to finish his chief year in Neurosurgery. He then completed a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship acting as the Chief Fellow of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He became the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia in 2004.  Dr. Jane, Jr. specializes in the treatment of pediatric neurosurgery conditions including hydrocephalus, brain tumors, trauma, and congenital spinal disorders.  He also provides care for both adults and children with neuroendocrine tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas.  He is a specialist in the neuro-endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus, intraventricular brain tumors, pituitary adenomas, and parasellar skull base tumors. Dr. Jane performs over 100 transsphenoidal surgeries annually for parasellar tumors and has written and lectured extensively on the management of patients with pituitary tumors.

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