A photo of Viral V. Jain.

Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Spine Surgeon, Crawford Spine Center

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Additional Languages

Gujarati, Hindi

Clinical Interests

Spinal deformities; minimally invasive spine surgeries; spine growth modulation (staples & tether); pediatric cervical spine; neurofibromatosis; early onset scoliosis (magec rods, VEPTR); limb lengthening and reconstruction

Research Interests

Spine growth modulation; correction of spine deformity; scoliosis and pulmonary functions

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Center, Crawford Spine Center, Neurofibromatosis Program

My Locations

My Education

MD: Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India, 1998.

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery: Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India, 2002.

Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006-2007.

Fellowship: Spine Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007-2008.

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2015.

My Publications

Jain VV, Berry CA, Crawford AH, Emans JB, Sponseller PD; Growing Spine Study Group. Growing Rods Are an Effective Fusionless Method of Controlling Early-Onset Scoliosis Associated With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1): A Multicenter Retrospective Case Series. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Feb 23.

Wall EJ, Reynolds JE, Jain VV, Bylski-Austrow DI, Thompson GH, Samuels PJ, Barnett SJ, Crawford AH. Spine growth modulation in early adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Two year results of prospective US FDA IDE pilot clinical safety study of titanium clip-screw implant. Spine Deformity. 2017.

Murphy HA, Jain VV, Parikh SN, Wall EJ, Cornwall R, Mehlman CT. Extensor Tendon Injury Associated With Dorsal Entry Flexible Nailing of Radial Shaft Fractures in Children: A Report of 5 New Cases and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Nov 7.

Eismann EA, Parikh SN, Jain VV. Rereduction for Redisplacement of Both-Bone Forearm Shaft Fractures in Children. J Pediatric Orthop. 2016 Jun;36(4).

Lykissas MG, Sharma V, Jain VV, Crawford AH. Assessment of Rib Hump Deformity Correction in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis With or Without Costoplasty Using the Double Rib Contour Sign. J Spinal Disorders & Tech. 2015 May;28(4):134-9.

McPhail G, Ehsan Z, Howells S, Boesch RP, Frenchel M, Szczesniak R, Jain V, Agabegi S, Sturm PF, Wall E, Redding G. Obstructive Lung Disease in Children with Idiopathic Scoliosis. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr;166(4):1018-21.

Parikh SN, Jain VV, Youngquist J. Intrafocal Pinning for Distal Radius Metaphyseal Fractures in Children. Orthopaedics. 2013 Jun 1;36(6):783-8.

Jain VV, Anadio JM, Chan G, Sturm PF, Crawford AH. Dural Ectasia in a Child With Larsen Syndrome: A Case Report. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Oct-Nov;34(7):e44-9.

McPhail GL, Howells SA, Boesch RP, Wood RE, Ednick M, Chini BA, Jain VV, et al. Obstructive Lung Disease is Common in Patients with Syndromic and Congenital Scoliosis: A Preliminary Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Dec;33(8):781-5.

Nathan ST, Jain V, Lykissas MG, Crawford AH, West CE. Transient Cortical Blindness as a Complication of Posterior Spinal Surgery in a Pediatric Patient. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2013 Sep;22(5):416-9.