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Nikhil R. Nayak, MD

Specialties:

Neurological Surgery

Call 703-248-0111

Dr. Nayak completed his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and earned his MD and MHS degrees from the Yale University School of Medicine. While at Yale, he was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) research fellowship to study the genetics of cerebrovascular diseases. He went on to complete his neurosurgical training at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurosurgery in Philadelphia, PA, and a clinical spine fellowship at Wellington Regional Hospital in Wellington, NZ. He has co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, and has a specific interest in functional outcomes following spine surgery.

Dr. Nayak performs most aspects of general neurosurgery with a special focus on minimally invasive, complex, and image-guided spinal surgery for degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic conditions. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and AOSpine.

Locations

  • Virginia Neurosurgeons, PC

    1625 North George Mason Drive Suite 445 Arlington, VA 22205-3684

    Main: 703-248-0111
    Fax: 703-248-0046

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

English

Department

  • Neuroscience Services

Education

2010
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Residency

2017
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

2015
Capital & Coast DHB/Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington, NZ

Internships

2011
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA