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The Glioma Center Doctors and Staff

At the Johns Hopkins Glioma Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for patients with brain tumors. Expect highly specialized expertise and cutting-edge treatments, delivered with compassion.

Neurosurgeons, neurologists and nurses are the main members of the brain tumor care team.

Neurosurgeons

Photo of Dr. Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D.

Bettegowda, Chetan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director, Meningioma Center
 
Photo of Dr. Henry Brem, M.D.

Brem, Henry, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Joint Appointment in Ophthalmology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Oncology
Director, Department of Neurosurgery
Harvey Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Director, Hunterian Neurosurgical Research Laboratory
Co-Director, Brain Cancer Program, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
 
Photo of Dr. Kaisorn Lee Chaichana, M.D.

Chaichana, Kaisorn Lee, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
 
Photo of Dr. Gary Louis Gallia, M.D., Ph.D.

Gallia, Gary Louis, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director of the Neurosurgery Skull Base Center
Director of Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Director of the Pituitary Center
 
Photo of Dr. Michael Lim, M.D.

Lim, Michael, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
Director of Brain Tumor Immunotherapy
Director of the Metastatic Brain Tumor Center
Director of the Johns Hopkins Trigeminal Neuralgia Center
 
Photo of Dr. Rafael Jesus Tamargo, M.D.

Tamargo, Rafael Jesus, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Walter E. Dandy Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Co-Director, Neurosciences Critical Care Unit
Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Jon David Weingart, M.D.

Weingart, Jon David, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Oncology
Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
 

 

Neurologists

Photo of Dr. Jaishri O'Neill Blakeley, M.D.

Blakeley, Jaishri O'Neill, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director, The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
 
Photo of Dr. John Joseph Laterra, M.D., Ph.D.

Laterra, John Joseph, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Oncology
Co-Director, Brain Cancer Program, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology
 

 

Nurses and Physician Assistants:

 Jill Anderson

Anderson, Jill, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

 Tami Bulleri

Bulleri, Tamara (Tami), PA-C

Physician Assistant

 Deanna Glass-Macenka

Glass-Macenka, Deanna, RN, BSN, CNRN

Neuroscience Nurse

Other Members of the Brain Tumor Care Team

Other doctors and health care professionals with special expertise in brain tumors may also be part of the brain tumor care team. These could include:

  • Critical care doctors and nurses
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Speech language pathologists

The specific doctors and health care professionals involved will depend on the patient's tumor, symptoms and treatment.

Social workers will also help coordinate care after the patient leaves the hospital.

To make an appointment or request a consultation, contact the Johns Hopkins Glioma Center at 410-955-6406.

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Maryland Patients

Please fax your latest MRI reports and referrals (if necessary) to 410-955-8263.
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Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

Traveling for Care?

Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

Outside of Maryland (toll free)
410-464-6713

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Medical Concierge Services

International Patients
+1-410-502-7683

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