PGY-7 Neurosurgery Residents

James Botros, M.D.

James Botros, M.D.

Education: M.D., Washington University;  B.A., Biological with specialization in Neuroscience, Boston University

Honors/Awards: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Professional Organizations: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons


Strom RG, Botros JA, Refai D, Moran CJ, Cross DT 3rd, Chicoine MR, Grubb RL Jr, Rich KM, Dacey RG Jr, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ. Cranial dural arteriovenous fistulae: asymptomatic cortical venous drainage portends less aggressive clinical course. Neurosurgery. 2009 Feb;64(2):24

Refai D, Botros JA, Strom RG, Derdeyn CP, Sharma A, Zipfel GJ. Spontaneous isolated convexity subarachnoid hemorrhage: presentation, radiological findings, differential diagnosis, and clinical course. J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec;109(6):1034-41.

James Cain, M.D.

James “Jack” Cain, M.D.

Education: M.D., University of Wisconsin; Shapiro Research Fellowship, Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine; B.S, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Honors/Awards: Academic Honors, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science


Ulphani JS, Cain JH, Inderyas F, Gordon D, Gikas PV, Shade G, Mayor D, Arora R, Kadish AH, Goldberger JJ. Quantitative analysis of parasympathetic innervation of the porcine heart. Heart Rhythm. April, 2010. In press.

Cramer SW, Baggott C, Cain J, Tilghman J, Allcock B, Miranpuri G, Rajpal S, Sun D, Resnick D. The role of cation-dependent chloride transporters in neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury. Molecular Pain 4(1):36-44. September, 2008.

Cain JH, Baggott C, Tilghman JI, Rajpal S, Miranpuri GS, Resnick DK. Recent developments in the study of spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain. Annals of Neurosciences 14:96-107. November, 2007.

Ulphani JS, Ng J, Aggarwal R, Cain JH, Gordon D, Yang E, Morris AR, Arora R, Goldberger JJ, Kadish AH. Frequency gradients during two different forms of fibrillation in the canine atria. Heart Rhythm 4(10): 1315-1323. October, 2007.

Ulphani JS, Arora R, Cain JH, Villuendas R, Shen S, Gordon D, Inderyas F, Harvey LA, Morris A, Goldberger JJ, Kadish AH. The ligament of Marshall as a parasympathetic conduit. American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology 293(3): H1629-H1635. September, 2007.