M. Burhan Janjua, MD

M. Burhan Janjua, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery


  • Neurosurgical oncology
  • Degenerative spinal disorders
  • Spinal deformity correction
  • Neurotrauma management
  • Management of complex spinal trauma
  • Scoliosis correction

Call 618-257-5902 for Patient Appointments

We are completely committed to scientific research and the clinical attributes of neuroscience. Moreover, I am dedicated to providing compassionate care to my patients with various neurological disorders of the brain and spine.

Dr. Janjua


MD, King Edward Medical College
Lahore, Pakistan
1996 – 2002


Pakistan Navy Hafeez
Naval Complex / Shifa
International Hospital,
Islamabad, Pakistan
2003 – 2011

Visiting Resident
Louisiana State University
Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA


Research Fellow
Washington University School of Medicine
2012 – 2014

Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Fellow Arkansas Neuroscience Institute
2014 – 2015

Neurosurgery Fellow
(Neuroendoscopy and Pediatric)
Weill Cornell Medical College, NYP Hospital
2015 – 2016

Complex Spine Fellow
NYU Langone Medical Center
2016 – 2017

Pediatric Spine Fellow Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia

Complex Spine Deformity Fellow
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2017 – 2018

Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellow, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
2018 – 2019

Research focus

My research focus is on brain and spinal tumors, neurovascular pathologies, neurotrauma, craniocervical anomalies, and spinal pathologies, spinal deformity, and clinical outcome registry-based studies.

Honors and leadership roles

  • AANS Annual Meeting, 2nd Best Abstract Presentation Award, Scientific Session Spine, 2018
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section Abstract Award Scientific Session Spine, 2017
  • AO Spine Fellow Forum Best Abstract Presentation Award Spine in Banff Alberta, Canada, 2016
  • American College of Surgeons Leadership Summit, Resident Award, 2014
  • Washington University School of Medicine Annual Art Competition, Runner-up Award, 2014
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Resident member for Education Committee, 2018 – 2020
  • AMA Advisory Task Force Committee, International College of Surgeons – US Section, 2021 -2022
  • American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery Journal, Sub-Committee, 2022
  • Reviewer: Journal Operative Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Review Journal and Journal of Spine Surgery

Hospital Appointments

Memorial Hospital Belleville