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

Clinical Divisions

Orthopaedic Surgery, Neuromuscular Disorders, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Spine

Research Divisions


Blog Posts

A New Scoliosis Treatment: Vertebral Body Tethering

BlogResearch and Discoveries

A New Scoliosis Treatment: Vertebral Body Tethering

By Viral V. Jain, MD10/20/2020

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

Selected Publication

Spine Growth Modulation in Early Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Prospective US FDA IDE Pilot Study of Titanium Clip-Screw Implant at Two to Five Years. Wall, EJ; Jain, VV; Crawford, AH; Bylski-Austrow, DI; Reynolds, JE. Spine Deformity. 2019; 7:899-909.

Periapical-dropout Screws Strategy For 3-Dimensional Correction of Lenke 1 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in Patients Treated by Posterior Spinal Fusion. Lertudomphonwanit, T; Jain, VV; Sturm, PF; Patel, S. Clinical Spine Surgery. 2019; 32:E359-E365.

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. Murphy, HA; Jain, VV; Parikh, SN; Wall, EJ; Cornwall, R; Mehlman, CT. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019; 39:163-168.

Observed Length Increases of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods are Lower Than Programmed. Gilday, SE; Schwartz, MS; Bylski-Austrow, DI; Glos, DL; Schultz, L; O'Hara, S; Jain, VV; Sturm, PF. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2018; 38:e133-e137.

Cost-effectiveness of intravenous acetaminophen and ketorolac in adolescents undergoing idiopathic scoliosis surgery. Chidambaran, V; Subramanyam, R; Ding, L; Sadhasivam, S; Geisler, K; Stubbeman, B; Sturm, P; Jain, V; Eckman, MH. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2018; 28:237-248.

Growing Rods Are an Effective Fusionless Method of Controlling Early-Onset Scoliosis Associated With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1): A Multicenter Retrospective Case Series. Jain, VV; Berry, CA; Crawford, AH; Emans, JB; Sponseller, PD. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2017; 37:e612-e618.

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. Wall, EJ; Reynolds, JE; Jain, VV; Bylski-Austrow, DI; Thompson, GH; Samuels, PJ; Barnett, SJ; Crawford, AH. Spine Deformity. 2017; 5:314-324.

Rereduction for Redisplacement of Both-Bone Forearm Shaft Fractures in Children. Eismann, EA; Parikh, SN; Jain, VV. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2016; 36:405-409.

Etiology of Lower Limb Deformity. Jain, VV; Zawodny, S; McCarthy, J. Pediatric Lower Limb Deformities. 2016.

Growth Modulation Techniques: Titanium Clip-Screw Implant System (HemiBridge). Bylski-Austrow, DI; Wall, EJ; Jain, VV; Reynolds, JE; Crawford, AH; Thompson, GH. The Growing Spine. 2016.