Dr. Vikram V Nayar, MD

Dr. Vikram V. Nayar, MD

Dr. Vikram V. Nayar, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 444-7344

Contact this Provider:

  • Brain and Tumor Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic neuroma
  • aneurysm
  • arnold chiari malformation
  • arterial malformation brain
  • arteriovenous malformation
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Procedures I Perform
  • acoustic neuroma removal
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine
  • awake craniotomy
  • back surgery
  • biopsy of brain
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About the Provider

Vikram V. Nayar, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon with advanced training and expertise in brain aneurysms, tumors, and spine surgery. He specializes in minimally disruptive microsurgical techniques. He has practiced at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital since 2010, and serves on the Georgetown University faculty as associate professor.  He is the director of Cerebrovascular Surgery, and the surgical director of the Stroke Response Team.

Dr. Nayar graduated from Harvard University in 1998. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland, followed by a surgical internship and neurosurgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He served as chief resident in neurosurgery at five hospitals in the Texas Medical Center: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Ben Taub General Hospital, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center, and Texas Children's Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Nayar has received multiple Caring Star Awards from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He directs the Cerebrovascular Conference, for multidisciplinary evaluation of patients for microsurgical, endovascular, and Cyberknife treatments. He developed the treatment paradigm at MGUH for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Active Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and neurosurgery textbooks.

  • Fellowship Program: Harvard Medical School (2010)
  • Fellowship Program: Brigham and Women's Hospital (2010)
  • Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (2009)
  • Internship Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (2004)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2003)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery
Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital