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Neurofibromatosis Center Doctors and Staff

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

Photo of Dr. Allan Joel Belzberg, M.D.

Belzberg, Allan Joel, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
Director, Peripheral Nerve Center
George J. Heuer Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Kennedy Krieger Pediatric Nerve Injury Program
 
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. Verena Staedtke, M.D., Ph.D.

Staedtke, Verena, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director of Pediatric Neurofibromatosis, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
 
 Shannon Langmead

Langmead, Shannon

Senior Adult Nurse Practitioner, Clinic Coordinator

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:

  • Audiology
  • Dermatology
  • Genetics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Pain Medicine
  • Plastic surgeons
  • Radiology

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.

For more information, contact the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center at 410-502-6732.

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Maryland Patients

For assistance with making an appointment, please contact the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center at 410-502-6732.
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Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

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