John Jane Jr. MD

John Jane Jr. MD


John Jane Jr., M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Director, Neurosurgical Training Program
Pediatrics division director
M.D. Degree: University of Virginia, 1996
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Neurological Surgery, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Certification: Neurosurgery, 2008
Clinical Interests: Pediatric: Brain and spinal tumors, craniosynostosis, hydrocephalus, minimally invasive endoscopic surgery
Adult: Neuroendocrine tumors, pituitary adenomas, minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery
Annual # of Surgeries: 300, with 100 involving pituitary tumors
Research: Neuro-oncology, neuro-endocrinology, craniofacial disorders
Recent Publications from US National Library of Medicine and PubMed
Clinical Team:

Pediatrics: Sarah Roberts NP, Karen Keenan
Pituitary: Heather McFadden NP, Dawn Shaver RN

Phone: (434) 243-5749, (800) 362-2203
Fax: (434) 243-5204

Administrative Assistant Penny Marshall at

Bio: 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 renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Dr. Jane, Jr. became the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia in 2004. He also specializes in surgical care for patients 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.

He has written over 100 peer-reviewed articles and 40 chapters, and been an invited speaker over 100 times at national and international meetings and courses.