Silky Chotai, MD

Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University
Fellowships-Ohio State & Weill Cornell Medical College

Silky Chotai, MD was born and raised in India. She attended medical school at Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University. She then obtained basic neurosurgical training in Guangzhou, China and Seoul, South Korea. After moving to the United States, she pursued a micro-neurosurgical skull base research fellowship at The Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio, followed by a minimally invasive neurosurgery fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. She joined Vanderbilt Spine Center as a post-doctoral clinical spine fellow and the Quality Outcomes Database (QOD) fellow. She has over 120 articles in high impact peer-reviewed neurosurgical journals, several abstracts, and book chapters to her credit. She has won several grants and awards, most notably from CNS, CSNS, NASS, and CSRS. She is an editorial board member and reviewer for multiple high impact neurosurgical journals. She serves on several committees in academic medicine and organized neurosurgery at institutional, national, and international level. Link to Silky's Pubmed articles -