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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 

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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.

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He is patient, kind and thorough.

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He explained the MRI perfectly to us about our 3m old son.. He said he sees this all the time with kids that have macrocephaly.. he was very nice and courteous.. I would recommend all my friends kids to see Dr. V. I would go back to him if I ever needed to...

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I love Dayton and children's doctor and staff they truly do care about your child well being.

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Everyone I came into contact with gave me their full attention without acting rushed or distracted.

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