At the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for patients with neurofibromatosis. The core members of the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center care team include genetic counselors, neurologists, neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, and vascular surgeons.
Our core team members
Clinical Director of the Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
Director of the Peripheral Nerve Center
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Director, The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
Other members of the neurofibromatosis care team
Other doctors and health care professionals with special expertise in neurofibromatosis may also be part of the care team. These could include:
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Otolaryngology (ENT)
- Pain Medicine
- Plastic surgeons
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.