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John A Jane Jr, MD

Department: Neurological Surgery Division: General Neurological Surgery Appointment Title: Professor of Neurological Surgery

Contact Information

P.O. Box 800212 Charlottesville, VA 22908-0212 Phone: 434.243.5749 | Fax: 434.243.6726 Other Locations:
Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinic
Pituitary Clinic
Battle Building
Children's Hospital Specialty Clinic Winchester


John A. Jane, Jr. is a professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics. He 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, including chordomas, chondrosarcomas and meningiomas. 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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  • 2008-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place


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