Dr V.K Jain

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Neurosurgeon | New Delhi | India
MBBS, MS, MCh | 32 Years of Experiences

Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi


  • Dr VK Jain is the Senior Director of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery at Max Hospitals Delhi and NCR.
  • He completed his MBBS from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow in the year 1974 and did his MCh to be a Neurosurgeon from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) Bangalore. Dr. Jain did Fellowship in Microneurosurgery from Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan. 
  • Dr. Jain’s professional experience, spanning many years has seen him in various prominent roles in hospitals around the globe. This has also added to his expertise and has provided him with vital exposure in the field. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Neurosurgery. He has worked in prominent hospitals in India like NIMHANS Bangalore and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He has also held positions as Professor and Lecturer as he has always been interested in sharing learnings from his medical experience as a neurosurgeon with students and medical professionals.
  • Not only has Dr. Jain been invited to chair important conferences across the globe, he has time and again been chosen by the medical fraternity to serve as the President of some of India’s biggest medical associations & societies for Neurosurgery

Education & Training: 

  • MBBS, King George Medical College, Lucknow 1974
  • MCh (Neurosurgery), NIMHANS, Bangalore 1981
  • Micro-neurosurgery Fellowship at Fujita Health University for 1 year (Nov 1985 to Oct 1986)
  • Course of Technical Instruction and study at the  Brain Atlas Operators course  in June 1992 at Mundelein, IL, USA
  • Dosimetry & Dose planning course at Gamma Knife Centre, Komaki City Hospital, Nagoya, Japan in May 1999
  • International Workshop on Stereotactic Techniques Oct1998 at Karolinska Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Visiting Fellow,  Hannover, Germany, 1st July to 7th July, 2001

Work Experience: 

  • 31 years of rich experience in Neurosurgery
  • Assistant Prof. at NIMHANS, Bangalore, Sept 1981 to Dec 1984
  • Associate Prof. at NIMHANS, Bangalore, Dec 1984 to Sept 1987
  • Additional Prof. at SGPGIMS, LKO, Sept 1987 to April 1999
  • Prof. at SGPGIMS, LKO, April 1999 to Feb 2010
  • Chairman Neurosurgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, since Feb 2010

Awards Information: 

  • Described new entity of Benign Subarachnoid hemorrhage (Published)
  • Described new technique for Surgery of Atlanto Axial Dislocation (Published)
  • Visiting Professor at Fujita Gakuen Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan from 03.05.1999 to 29.05.1999
  • Visiting Professor at University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland from 15th to 30th June 2001
  • Examiner for award of neurosurgery degree at prestigious organizations
  • Authored a book "Craniovertebral Junction Anomalies – The Indian Experience"  published in 1997
  • Numerous publications, articles, book chapters in international and national publications/journals
  • Vice President of Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • Past President of Neurological Society of India
  • Past President of Skull Base Surgery Society of India
  • Past President of Indian Society of Cerebro-Vascular Surgery
  • Past President of Neuro Trauma Society of India
  • Past President of UP Neuro Science Society
  • Past Vice President of Asian Congress of Neurosurgery

Dr. Jain has remained academically inclined throughout his professional career. He has contributed to many medical books in the form of chapters on the latest medical advancements.

2012

  1. Behari S, Sahu N Rabi, Jain Kumar Vijendra: “Bony Anomalies of Craniovertebral junction” In Ramamurthi & Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery, Edition 3rd, Vol.-1 (285- 292). Jaypee Brothers Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2012.
  2. Jain VK, Behari S, Lyngdoh Bernard: “Paraclinoid Aneurysms” In Ramamurthi & Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery, 3rd Edition, Vol.-2. (931-945) Jaypee Brothers Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2012.
  3. Behari S, Sahu Narayan Rabi , Das K Rupant, Jain VK: “Giant Aneurysms” In Ramamurthi & Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery, 3rd Edition , Vol.- 2, (1008-1015), Jaypee Brothers Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2012.
  4. Behari S, Vaid Vivek , Jaiswal K Awadhesh , Jain VK: “Infectious Intracranial Aneurysms” In Ramamurthi & Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery 3rd Edition , Vol.-2.(1030-1035) Jaypee Brothers Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2012.
  5. Jain VK, Behari S, Giri Pramod: “Tentorial Meningiomas” in Ramamurthi & Tandon’s Textbook of Neurosurgery 3rd Edition, Vol.-3 (1854-1863) Jaypee Brothers Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2012.

2011

  1. Jain VK, Kalra SK: “Medium – size acoustic schwannomas: Preferred approach – the retrosigmoid”. In Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Vol. 25 (151-155) Byword Books Publications Pvt. Ltd New Delhi 2011.
    7. Jain VK, Behari S: Surgery for diastematomyelia. Ramamurthy, Tandon’s Textbook of Operative Neurosurgery IInd edition, Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi 2011

2010

  1. Behari S, Nayak S, Shinghal N, Jain VK: Craniovertebral junction tuberculosis. In: “Craniovertebral junction: A comprehensive review” Elsevier Publications (Ed: Goel A) 2010.
    9. Behari S, Benerji D, Jaiswal AK Jain Kumar Vijendra ,: “Anterior cervical arthrodesis for disc disease: Old is still gold” . In Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Vol. 24(149-159) Byword Books Publication Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 2010.

2009

  1. Behari S, Jain VK: Ultra usitat: Beyond the usual in craniovertebral junction anomalies. In: Handouts for the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Conference, Boston, USA: Section on Breakfast Sessions: Craniocervical junction pathologies. September 2nd, 2009.
  2. Behari S, Singh R, Jaiswal A, Jain VK: Neurosurgery microinstrumentation. In: “ Textbook of Operative Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2009.
  3. Behari S, Banerji D, Jaiswal AK, Jain VK: Anterior cervical arthrodesis for cervical disc disease: “Old is still Gold.” Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Neurological Society of India 149-162, 2009.

2008

  1. Jain VK, Behari S, Lyngdow B: Paraclinoid aneurysms. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2008
    14. Behari S, Vaid V, Jaiswal AK, Jain VK: Infective aneurysms. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2008
    15. Behari S, Das RK, Sahu RN, Jain VK: Giant aneurysms. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2008
    16. Jain VK, Behari S, Salunke P, Jain M: Overview of arteriovenous malformations. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2008
    17. Sahu RN, Behari S, Jain VK: Bony anomalies of the craniovertebral junction. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2008

2007

  1. Jain VK, Pallav Garg, Behari S: Surgery for vestibular schwannomas. CME Book, Neurosurgical workshop, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, 19th May 2007.
  2. Behari S, Shinghal U, Jain VK: Management of atlantoaxial dislocation. CME Book, Neurosurgical workshop, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, 19th May 2007.
    20. Jaiswal AK, Behari S, Jain VK: Surgery for vestibular schwannomas. Armed Forces CME Book, Mumbai, July 2007

2006

  1. Jain VK, Behari S, Giri P: Tentorial meningiomas. In: “ Textbook of Neurosurgery” Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Ravi R, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2006
  2. Behari S, Nayak S, Shinghal N, Jain VK: Craniovertebral junction tuberculosis. In: “Craniovertebral junction: A comprehensive review” Elsevier Publications (Ed: Goel A), 2006

2005

  1. Jain VK, Behari S, Lyngdogh B: Paraclinoid aneurysms: surgical nuances. Textbook of Operative Neurosurgery (Eds. Ramamurthy B, Tandon PN, Sridhar K, Vasudeva MC), BI Publications Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 803-811, 2005.
  2. Behari S, Sharma MS, Reddy J, Wani AA, Jain VK: Lessons learnt in the management of aneurismal subarachnoid haemorrhage and its sequele. Progress in Neurological Sciences, 14th UP Neurocon, Meerut, 20 February 2005 pp 53-60.
  3. Behari S, Jaiswal AK, Salunke P, Sahu RN, Jain VK: Congenital craniovertebral junction anomalies. Progress in Neurological Sciences, 14th UP Neurocon, Meerut, 20 February 2005 pp 96-105.
  4. Sahu RN, Behari S, Banerji D: Recent trends in the surgical management of pituitary tumors. Progress in Neurological Sciences, 14th UP Neurocon, Meerut, 20 February 2005 pp 61-67.
  5. Jain VK, S Behari: Cervical Laminectomy and Laminoplasty: Chapter for publication in Textbook of Operative Neurosurgery edited by Dr B Ramamurthy, Dr PN Tandon.
  6. Jain VK, S Behari, A Gupta, Diastematomyelia, Chapter accepted for publication in Text Book of operative Neurosurgery edited by B Ramamurthy, Dr PN Tandon
  7. Jain K Vijendra, Behari S , Lyngdoh Bermard: Paraclinoid Aneurysms :Surgical Nuances in Text book of Operative Neurosurgery, B.I Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi, Vol (2), 803-811, 2005.
  8. Jain VK, A Goel, BA Chandramouli, K Sridhar: Posterior Stabilisation Procedures for the Craniovertebral Junction in Text book of Operative Neurosurgery, B.I Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi, Vol (2), 935-943, 2005.
    31. D Benerji, S Behari, Suresh Nayak, Jain V K: Surgery for Atlantoaxial Dislocation in Text book of Operative Neurosurgery, B.I Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi, Vol (2), 945-950, 2005.
    32. Jain K Vijendra , Behari S : Cervocal Leminectomy and Laminoplasty in Text book of Operative Neurosurgery, B.I Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi, Vol (2),1003-1010, 2005.
    33. Jain K Vijendra , Behari S , Gupta A: Diastematomyelia in Text book of Operative Neurosurgery, B.I Publication Pvt. Ltd New Delhi, Vol (2),1129-11133, 2005.

2004

  1. Behari S, Salunke P, Kiran kumar MV: Advances in the management of atlantoaxial dislocation. Progress in Neurological Sciences, UP Neurocon, Varanasi, 15February 2004
    35. Jain VK, Kiran Kumar MV, Behari S: Unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Progress in Neurological Sciences, UP Neurocon, Varanasi, 15 February 2004

2003

  1. Jain VK, Behari S, Mehrotra N, Kiran Kumar MV: Management of congenital atlantoaxial dislocation. Proceedings of Spinal workshop, Calcutta, February 22nd-24th, 2003.
    37. Banerji D, Behari S, Lyngdoh BT: Extradural transpetrous approach to the clivus. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, 2003

2002

  1. Jain VK, Nayak S, Kiran Kumar MV , Behari S: Management of atlantoaxial dislocation. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences- Year Book of MP Neurosciences meet, Bhopal, 2002, pp 10-14
  2. 39. Nayak S, Jindal Y, Behari S, Jain VK: Mild head injury. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences- Year Book of MP Neurosciences meet, Bhopal, 2002, pp 27-30
  3. 40. Jain VK, Behari S, Prasad K, Krishna H: Carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms: Surgical managment. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, Neurological Society of India, 67-73, 2002
  4. 41. Behari S, Jain VK, Prasad K, Krishna H: Medical managment of vasospasm. Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol III Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery , Vora Book Agency, Bombay, 2002
  5. 42. Jain VK, Behari S, Prasad K, Krishna H: Paraclinoid internal carotid artery aneurysms. Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol III Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Vora Book Agency, Bombay, 2002

2001

  1. Jain VK, Prasad K, Behari S: Low grade gliomas: Case for delayed surgery. Indian Clinical Neurosurgery Vol II Malignant brain tumors, Vora Book Agency, Bombay, 2001

2000

  1. Banerji D, Behari S, Nayak S, Jain VK: Fixed atlantoaxial dislocation: management. Microsurgery for spinal lesions, VHS Hospital Madras,2000
    45. Behari S, Bansal KK, Trivedi P, Jain VK: Management of abnormal intracranial pressure. Trauma, Eds: Panhani ML, Misra GS, Bhatti TS: Trauma, Command Hospital, Central Command, Lucknow pp 56-64, 2000.

1999

  1. S Behari, VK Jain. Approach to a patient with mild head injury. chapter in CME Book of Neurology Update, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow 1999, March 12, 1999.
    47. VK Jain, S Behari, G Achari. Surgery for acoustic schwannomas. Chapter in book : Microsurgery of infratentorial lesions, Microsurgery workshop, VHS Hospital, Madras, September 9 11, 1999.
    48. VK Jain, S Behari, V Bhargava. Management of fixed atlantoaxial dislocation. Chapter in book:Progress in Clinical Neurosciences,. 14:77-93, 1999.

1998

  1. VK Jain, S Behari: Posterior Occipitoaxial fusion for Atlantoaxial dislocation associated with occipitalized atlas. In Neurosurgical Operative Atlas Vol. 7 edited by Rengachary S, published by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Volume VII, 1998.
    50. Banerji D, Tyagi I, Behari S, Jain VK, Chhabra DK: Anterior and anterolateral basal approach to suprasellar and parasellar region. Chapter in Book : Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, 1998, 13:163-171.

1997

  1. Jain VK, Behari S, Sharma S, Mukherji KK: Occipitocervical fusion using “artificial arch of atlas”. Craniovertebral junction anomalies-the Indian Experience (Eds. Jain VK, Behari S) 70-76, 1997.
    52. Jain VK, Behari S, Banerji D, Bhargava V, Mittal P, Kumar R, Chhabra DK: Craniovertebral junction anomalies-The SGPGI experience. Craniovertebral junction anomalies-the Indian Experience (Eds. Jain VK, Behari S) 198-208, 1997

1987

  1. H Sano, VK Jain, Yoko Kato, Kazuhiro Katada, Tetsuo Kanno. Timing of surgery for ruptured aneurysm, in Intracranial Aneurysm Surgical Timing and Techniques Eds., H. Kikuchi, T. Fukushima, K Watanabe, Nishimura Co. Ltd., Japan, PP 168-176, 1987.
  2. 54. H Sano, VK Jain, Y Kato, M Shoda, H Tanji, K Katada, T Kanno. Direct operation on intracavernous giant aneurysm in the “The Cavernous Sinus – A. Multidisciplinary approach to vascular and tumorous lesions”, ed. Vinko V. Dolenc. Springer Verlag Wien New York, 1987.
  3. 55. Y Kato, H Sano, VK Jain, K Katada, Y Kamei, T Asai, M Abe, T Kanno. Role of Intrathecal Alpha-Tocopherol in Vasospasm Experimental and clinical study. In clinical and nutritional aspects of Vitamins E, Eds., O Hayashi and M Mino, Elsevier Science Publisher, PP 363-366, 1987.
  4. 56. H Sano, VK Jain, M Hoshino, M Shoda, H Tanji, Y Kamei, K Katada, T Kanno. Treatment of internal carotid infraclinoid aneurysms in the cavernous sinus – A multidisciplinary approach to vascular and tumourous lesions. In “Cavernous sinus” Ed. Vinko V. Dolenc. Sorubger Verlag (Wien) New York, 1987.

1986

57VK Jain, T Kanno Ishiyama N, Tanji YH, Takakura S, H Sano. K Katada Re-evaluationof the role of EC-IC. Bypass for completed stroke. Progress in clinical Neurosciences, 3:#0-3, 1986.
58. T Kanno, Shoda M, Yamaguchi C, VK Jain, Intra operative evoked potentia monitoring for pinealoma and fossa tumour. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, 3, 49-50, 1986.

59.T Kanno, Shoda, MYamaguchi C, VK Jain, Intra operative evoked potentia monitoring for pinealoma and fossa tumour. Progress in clinical Neurosciences, 3,49-50, 1986.

60.T Kaemi Y, T Yokoyama, VK Jain, Neurostimulation for patients in Vegetative Status. Progress in Clinical Neurosciences, 3 51-53, 1986.

  • Spine Surgery
  • Cerebro-Vascular Surgery
  • Base of Skull Surgery
  • Intraventricular Tumour Surgery
  • Craniovertebral Junction Surgery

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