John A Jane Jr

John A Jane Jr, MD

General Neurological Surgery Appointment, Neurosurgery, Cranial, Neurosurgery, Pediatric
Neurological Surgery
Primary Location:
Pituitary Clinic

Second Floor, Suite 2100

415 Ray C Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:


Research Interests:

Neuro-endocrinology, Pituitary tumors, Craniopharyngiomas, Craniofacial disorders, craniosynostosis, minimally invasive skull base surgery and endoscopic skull base surgery

Clinical Practice:
Acromegaly, Chiari Malformation, Astrocytoma, Brain Tumor- Pediatric, Chondrosarcoma, Cushing's Disease, Meningioma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors, Brain Tumor Diagnosis, Cholesterol Granuloma, Craniopharyngioma, CSF Rhinorrhea, Esthesioneuroblastoma, Pituitary Cysts, Spinal Fusion, TSH-Producing Adenoma, Skull Base Conditions, Cushing's Disease- Pediatric, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Brain Tumor Treatment, Pituitary Tumor Treatment, Benign Brain Tumor



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.

  • 2019 Best Bedside Manner Awards, OurHealth Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley Magazine; Second Place, Surgery – Neurosurgery
  • 2008-2020 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place


University of Virginia, 1996
Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia
Neurological Surgery, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada