Jai Deep Thakur, M.D.

Neurosurgeon

 

Medical School: Government Medical College | Amritsar, India

Residency: Louisiana State University Health Science Center | Shreveport, LA

 

Fellowship (cranial): Pacific Neuroscience Institute, John Wayne Cancer Center | Santa Monica, CA

Jai Deep Thakur, M.D.

Introduction

Background

Jai Deep Thakur, M.D., is a fellowship-trained cranial neurosurgeon who is specialized in the field of endoscopic and minimally invasive keyhole cranial surgery. He did two years of research fellowship in skull base neurosurgery at Louisiana State University (LSU) and University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, following which he completed his residency training in Neurosurgery at LSU. He then did his fellowship training in minimally invasive cranial and skull base neurosurgery at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute-John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, California. 

 

Given his clinical and research expertise in the neurosurgical community, he is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, the Director of Minimally Invasive Cranial and Skull Base Neurosurgery, and heads neurosurgery education at University of South Alabama. 

 

His focus is taking care of patients with brain tumors (including pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, primary/metastatic tumors) and cerebrovascular diseases like aneurysm, vascular malformations, sickle cell disease and Moyamoya disease, which potentially can cause strokes. Additionally, he specializes in managing medically refractory facial pain/trigeminal neuralgia, hemi-facial spasm and spontaneous skull base CSF leaks.