Riley Children's Health

Jignesh K. Tailor, MD, PhD

IU Health

Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Dr. Jignesh Tailor is a pediatric neurosurgeon with expertise in caring for patients with neurosurgical conditions. His special interests include epilepsy and pediatric brain tumors. In addition to pediatric neurosurgery, he leads a research laboratory studying the origin of pediatric brain tumors.

Dr. Tailor chose to specialize in pediatric neurosurgery because of his fascination with science and human biology, specifically the human brain and how it develops. Learn more about Dr. Tailor’s research in identifying therapies for halting brain tumor genesis. Dr. Tailor earned his medical degree from the University of Oxford and has a PhD in Stem Cell Biology from the University of Cambridge. He then completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Dr. Tailor is passionate about helping children with complex brain and spine disorders. He is married with two children and enjoys swimming, running, and playing with his kids.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
Community Health Alliance
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
Community Health System
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Select Health Network
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare
Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details


Pediatric Neurosurgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Epilepsy, Pediatric Brain Tumors



University of Cambridge

School of Medicine:

University of Oxford


Johns Hopkins University Hospital

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University, IU Health North, IU Health West

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians, Riley Physicians


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