Deeptee Jain, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery

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Dr. Jain's practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of degenerative spine conditions, including lumbar/cervical disc herniations, degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis. Dr. Jain specializes in minimally invasive (MIS) spinal procedures, but uses traditional approaches when necessary. She also treats adult patients with spinal deformities and traumatic spinal injuries.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Adult spinal deformity
  • Degenerative disc disease (cervical)
  • Disc herniation (lumbar and cervical)
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal instability
  • Spinal stenosis (lumbar and cervical)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Traumatic spine injuries

Common Procedures

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Cervical laminoplasty
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Minimally invasive microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive lumbar spine fusion
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Posterior cervical decompression

Clinical Office Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 South Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Research Interests

Dr. Jain's research interests include predictive analytics in spine surgery, digital technology in musculoskeletal health, minimally invasive spine surgery, and robotics in spine surgery.

Background

Deeptee Jain, MD, earned her medical degree from the Duke University, School of Medicine in Durham, NC. She completed an orthopaedic surgery residency from the University of California, San Francisco, in San Francisco, CA, and a spine surgery fellowship from New York University Langone/Hospital for Joint Disease in New York, NY. 

Medical Degree

  • Duke University, School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Residency

  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Fellowship

  • New York University Langone/Hospital for Joint Disease , New York, NY

Milestones

  • 2019-present, Kaia Health, Medical Advisor
  • 2017-present, North American Spine Society Advocacy Council Member, SpinePAC section and Political Engagement Committee section
  • 2011-2012, Researcher, Dr. Farsh Guilak, Principal Investigator and Preceptor, Department of Orthpaedic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • 2006-2009, Researcher, Dr. Phong Tran, Principal Investigator and Preceptor

Honors and Awards

  • 2018, Western Orthopaedic Foundation Jeffrey E. Krygier, MD Travel Grant “A Preoperative Score for Predicting 30-Day Readmission after Elective 1-2 Level Posterior Lumbar Spinal Fusion”
  • 2017, 2017 NASS Resident and Fellow Research Award “Bariatric Surgery Prior to Elective Posterior Lumbar Fusion Significantly Reduces Medical Complications and Infection.”
  • 2017, J. Harold LaBriola, M.D. Resident Award, California Orthopaedic Association “Higher Patient Expectations Predict Greater Patient Satisfaction and Patient Reported Outcomes in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients: A Prospective Multi-Center Study.”
  • 2017, Oral Presentation Award, CTSI Resident Research Symposium for Clinical and Translational Research, University of California, San Francisco “Higher Patient Expectations Predict Greater Patient Satisfaction and Patient Reported Outcomes in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients: A Prospective Multi-Center Study.”
  • 2017, OrthoPediatrics SRS Annual Meeting/IMAST Scholarship for Residents and Fellows
  • 2016, CTSI Resident Research Training Program Travel Award “Comparison of stand-alone, trans-psoas lateral interbody fusion to transforaminal interbody fusion for the treatment of lumbar adjacent segment disease.”
  • 2016, Young Investigator Award, Society for Lateral Access “Comparison of stand-alone, trans-psoas lateral interbody fusion to transforaminal interbody fusion for the treatment of lumbar adjacent segment disease.” 9th Annual Research Meeting Society of Lateral Access Surgery
  • 2015, James O. Johnston Award “Correlation between patient expectations, patient satisfaction, and patient reported outcomes in total joint arthroplasty patients.” University of California, San Francisco
  • 2013, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2012, Forbes Future Healthcare Leader, Forbes Healthcare Summit 2012: A Prescription for Change, New York, NY
  • 2013, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Medical Student Award
    RJOS Annual Meeting 2013  
  • 2012, AOA Research Award Best Basic Science Research Platform Presentation, “The effect of obesity on the function of stem cells and the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis.” Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2012, Senior Tuition Scholarship Award, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2011, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellow 
  • 2011, Feagin Leadership Scholar, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2008, Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2007, Class of 1971 Robert J. Holtz Endowed Fund for Undergraduate Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2006, Vagelos Undergraduate Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania 
  • 2006, Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2006, Dean's List, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
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Dr. Jain's Office Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

4921 Parkview Place
St Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

969 N. Mason Road, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63141

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