Dr. Rupa Juthani, MD, FAANS is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with unique training in minimally invasive approaches including endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery, laser surgery, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, and fluorescence guided surgery.
Dr. Juthani is currently the Director of Endoscopic Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery at Valley Hospital. In addition to her work at The Neurosurgeons of New Jersey, Dr. Juthani is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She obtained her M.D. at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Juthani completed her residency in neurosurgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic and was named chief resident in her final year. Dr. Juthani then completed advanced fellowship training in neurosurgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where she also completed a two-year research fellowship studying nanoparticle-based therapies for glioblastoma and brain metastases.
Honors & Awards
2021 – SuperDoctors Rising Star
2019 – American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award, AANS Annual Meeting
2019 – Medical Student Teaching Award, AANS Medical Student Chapter, Weill Cornell
2018 – Honors, CRMC Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering/Weil Cornell Medical College
2017 – Best Poster Presentation Award, Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting
2015 – Beez Foundation Research Grant
2015 – American Medical Association Seed Grant
2008 – Pathology Award, University of Virginia School of Medicine
2006 – Phi Beta Kappa
2005 – Duke University Research Fellowship, Biology Honors Thesis
2002-2005 – Dean’s List (7/7 Semesters), Duke University
2005 – Psi Chi National Honor Society (Psychology Honor Society)
2003 – Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
2001 – Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Summer Research Fellowship
She remains actively involved in brain tumor research, having published over 30 peer-reviewed publications and 7 book chapters. She currently focuses her research on clinical trials for glioblastoma and other brain tumors.