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Shobhan Vachhrajani, MD, PhD, FRCSC


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

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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We have met with 3 different doctors and have had a great experience with all of them! I went to children neurology as a child and they only had one doctor. I would highly recommend them now.

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Everyone is amazing

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Hi. I was extremely satisfied with our experience and feel like the doctor was very supportive as we're kind of going through a little bit of a scarier process with my daughter. He just encouraged me to take it, just stay where we are not like get 2 inches in ahead of myself. So and also, when I was writing him, I accidentally hit to, and I meant to hit 4 for one of the options. So but I just appreciate it that standpoint from the doctor. Thank you.

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Dr. V is wonderful. He is intelligent, takes his time explaining everything and if your child needs surgery, he is the one to trust.

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conditions I treat

Brachial plexus damage, Cerebral cysts, Cerebral palsy, Chiari malformations, Craniofacial malformations, Craniosynostosis, Disc pathology, Epilepsy, Hydrocephalus, Infections, Neural tube defects, Neuro-endocrine problems, Neuro-trauma cases (concussion), Peripheral nerve damage, Positional plagiocephaly, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Skull base surgery, Spina bifida /myelomeningocele, Tethered spinal cord, Traumatic injuries, Tuberous sclerosis, Tumors of the brain, Tumors of the spinal cord, Vascular disorders

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