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Meningioma Center Doctors and Staff

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

The main members of the brain tumor care team are:

  • Neurosurgeons — doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors and other disorders of the nervous system
  • Neurologists — doctors who treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves (nervous system)
  • Nurses or physician assistants — health care professionals who practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons

Other members of the core treatment team usually include:

  • Neuro-oncologists — doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors
  • Neuroradiologists — doctors who specialize in imaging the brain and nervous system
  • Oncologists — doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Ophthalmologists — eye doctors
  • Pathologists — doctors who identify brain tumors by studying cells and tissues under a microscope
  • Radiation oncologists — doctors who specialize in the use of radiation therapy to treat cancer

Other doctors and health care professionals may also be part of the brain tumor care team.

Neurosurgeons

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Bettegowda, Chetan, MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
 
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Brem, Henry, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Director, Department of Neurosurgery
Harvey Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Director, Hunterian Neurosurgical Research Laboratory
 
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Gallia, Gary Louis, MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Director of Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Director of the Neurosurgery Skull Base Center
 
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Jallo, George Issa, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
 
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Lim, Michael, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
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
 
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Olivi, Alessandro, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Director of Neurosurgical Oncology
 
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Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Director, Brain Tumor Surgery Program
Director, Pituitary Surgery Program
Director, Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory
 
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Tamargo, Rafael J, MD

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

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Oncology
Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
 

 

Neurologists

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Blakeley, Jaishri O'Neill, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director, The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
 
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Laterra, John Joseph, MD

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

 

Nurses and Physician Assistants:

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Anderson, Jill, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant
 
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Bulleri, Tamara (Tami), PA-C

Physician Assistant
 
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Morris, Raven, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant
 

Other members of your brain tumor care team

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

  • Critical care doctors and nurses
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • 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 Meningioma Center at 410-955-6406.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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