Ribhu Tushar Jha, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurosurgery

MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
MS, Georgetown University

Dr. Jha joined our department on November 1, 2019. He earned his MD from University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Med Star Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Jha completed a fellowship in Complex cranial neurosurgery at University of South Florida Tampa General Hospital. Throughout his training, Dr. Jha has already shown a very promising career ahead of him. When he was a skull base neurosurgery fellow at University of South Florida Dr. Jha organized the cranial dissection club. He created the dissection curriculum, scheduled cadaver labs and taught medical students and resident’s cranial anatomy and surgical approaches. He served as a faculty instructor at the 17th Annual Masters Course in Skull Base Surgery and Microvascular Anastomosis at the University of Florida. Most of his publications are in the subspecialties of complex cranial neurosurgery. Dr. Jha is the primary author of several chapters in the 1st edition of a neurosurgical textbook Skull base Surgery: Strategies. Dr. Jha has nine publications and ten book chapters in neurosurgical textbooks. The expectations of Dr. Ribhu Tushar Jha in the Department of Neurosurgery will involve mentoring Neurosurgery residents, fellow and medical student’s education. Dr. Jha will be responsible for the expansion of the lab, creating and maintaining a dissection curriculum for the Residents and fellows.

2011 UTHSC College of Medicine: Charles Stephenson Merit Scholarship
2011 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
2009 NIH Summer Medical Research Fellowship

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  1. Jha RT, Dietz N, Dowlati E, Sandhu F. Placement of C1 Lateral Mass Screw-Alternative Technique: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Sep 01; 19(3):E297. PMID: 31960044; DOI: 10.1093/ons/opz418;
  2. Soldozy S, Syed HR, Jha RT, O'Connell K, Ozdemirli M, Voyadzis JM. Giant Granular Cell Tumor of the Cervical Spinal Cord Resected via Anterior Corpectomy with Reconstruction: Technical Note and Review of Literature. World Neurosurg. 2020 07; 139:136-141. PMID: 32283320; DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.03.157;
  3. Pressman E, Jha RT, Zavadskiy G, Kumar JI, van Loveren H, van Gompel JJ, Agazzi S. Teflon™ or Ivalon®: a scoping review of implants used in microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurg Rev. 2020 Feb; 43(1):79-86. PMID: 31786660; DOI: 10.1007/s10143-019-01187-0;
  4. Noureldine MHA, Jha RT, Peto I, Malafronte PJ, Allen K, Agazzi S. Facial Nerve Schwannoma Complicated by Acute Hemorrhage After Treatment with Stereotactic Radiosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2020 Feb; 134:128-132. PMID: 31689568; DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.10.161;
  5. Jha RT, Kumar J, Pressman E, Agazzi S. Arterial Sling Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm. World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec; 132:134. PMID: 31470160; DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.109;
  6. Sappenfield EC, Jha RT, Agazzi S, Ros S. Cerebral arteriovenous malformation rupture in pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 23; 12(7). PMID: 31340940; DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225811;
  7. Rotter J, Dowlati E, Jha RT, Deng T, Mason RB. Primary cervical spine AL-? amyloidoma: A case report and review of the literature. Neuropathology. 2019 Jun; 39(3):231-239. PMID: 31044465; DOI: 10.1111/neup.12556;
  8. Jha RT, Syed HR, Catalino M, Sandhu FA. Contralateral Approach for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Upper Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation: Technical Note and Case Series. World Neurosurg. 2017 Apr; 100:583-589. PMID: 28137544; DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.059;
  9. Syed HR, Rhee JW, Jha RT, Felbaum D, Kalhorn CG. Concurrent Intraventricular and Sacral Spinal Drop Metastasis of Ganglioglioma in an Adult Patient: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Cureus. 2016 Mar 22; 8(3):e538. PMID: 27158568; DOI: 10.7759/cureus.538;
  10. Felbaum D, Syed HR, Snyder R, McGowan JE, Jha RT, Nair MN. Surgical Adhesive Drape (IO-ban) as Postoperative Surgical Site Dressing. Cureus. 2015 Dec 04; 7(12):e394. PMID: 26798570; DOI: 10.7759/cureus.394;
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Surgical outcomes
innovative techniques
medical device development
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