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Shobhan Vachhrajani, MD, PhD, FRCSC


trauma, tumors, epilepsy, endoscopy; clinical epidemiology


Shobhan Vachhrajani, MD, PhD, FRCSC is a pediatric neurosurgeon and clinical epidemiologist at Dayton Children's Hospital. He also serves as the director of surgical research. Dr. Vachhrajani is also an associate professor in the department of pediatrics at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University.

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French 
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

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existing patients 

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new patients 

If you are new to the Dayton Children’s neurosurgery clinic, use the online scheduling tool below to schedule an appointment. New patient appointments must be done in person. To schedule by phone call 937-641-4000

education and training

  • medical school: University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • internship: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario - neurosurgery
  • fellowship: University of California, San Francisco - pediatric neurosurgery
  • board certification: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

it is academically and technically challenging. There are so many things we don't yet know, and that makes it interesting everyday.

I like working with kids because...

they are so resilient. It is so rewarding to see them get better no matter how sick they are.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

everyone here cares about the well-being of the children we see.

Dayton Children's is special because...

we are able to play such an important role in the development of children in our community.

ratings and reviews

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Dr. V was great! He made us feel at ease about our son's surgery, and walked us through the healing process before surgery and checked in multiple times after.

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Dr V is always helpful and is willing to answer questions as the need arises. He is compassionate and knowledgeable.

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Dr. V is the best. He saved our daughter's life and been wonderful through her whole surgery/recovery journey! He is also an incredibly personable doctor that takes his time with our family. Dayton Children's Hospital is blessed to have him.

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Explained everything in a way that everyone understood and discussed the next steps

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