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Pediatric Neurosurgery Center
If your child is facing a complex or serious neurological condition that requires surgery, expertise matters. Johns Hopkins’ Pediatric Neurosurgery Center is one of the top multidisciplinary centers of its kind, with the vast experience, skill, and advanced treatments that offer hope to children and their families.
Conditions We Treat
Whether your child is facing a common problem or a rare condition, our team can provide treatments based on new research.
From renowned surgeons to skilled nurses and advanced practitioners, your child’s team comprises world-class professionals.
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
If surgery is recommended, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center provides an innovative environment for your child and your family.
Request an Appointment: Please contact us at 410-955-7337.
A World-Class Center
Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins treats children from all over the world. We provide 24-hour inpatient care, emergency care and timely outpatient consultations for all aspects of neurological issues and concerns, whether your child is arriving from across town or from across the globe.
Pediatric Brain Tumor: Declan's Story
Five-year-old Declan had an MRI to monitor a growth hormone deficiency. Afterward, his parents got shocking news: The scan showed Declan had a large craniopharyngioma brain tumor. The family found themselves at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, where Declan had brain surgery the next day. Watch neurosurgeon Alan Cohen and the pediatric neurosurgical team discuss how they removed this tumor.
Surgical Approach Saves Teen from Lifetime of Violent Seizures: Ryan's Story
At the age of 3, Ryan began experiencing shaking in his right left, which his family jokingly called his "wiggly leg." He was later diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy that left him bound to a wheelchair. Fortunately, a new diagnosis and treatment plan would eventually leave his wheelchair collecting dust.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy: Frequently Asked Questions | Dr. Shenandoah "Dody" Robinson
Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson answers frequently asked questions about selective dorsal rhizotomy for patients with spasticity conditions, such as cerebral palsy. Dr. Robinson discusses the best candidates for this procedure, the best time to consider surgery and long-term results.
Pediatric Neurosurgery: Craniosynostosis, Diagnosis and Treatment | Q&A
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Edward Ahn answers commonly asked questions about what is craniosynostosis, how it is diagnosed and treated, what the prognosis is for children with the condition and why you should consider Johns Hopkins for treatment.
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Comprehensive Care for Pediatric Epilepsy
Drs. Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson and Sarah Kelley are among a multidisciplinary team of experts treating pediatric epilepsy. The group includes neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, dietitians, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and pediatric epileptologists.
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Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337
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