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Pediatric Neurosurgery Center
Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurosurgery is one of the top multi-disciplinary centers of its kind and has an international reputation for offering children their best chance at making a full recovery.
Evaluations as soon as possible
We provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care and make every possible effort to evaluate and treat children as soon as possible.
World-famous pediatric neurosurgeons
Our team of top pediatric neurosurgeons provide a complete range of general and specialized neurosurgical services for children and adolescents suffering from injuries, disease and malformations, including:
- Pediatric Brain Tumors
- Pediatric Spinal Tumors
- Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spine
- Craniofacial Syndromes
- Craniosynostosis / Craniostenosis
- Pediatric Epilepsy
- Skeletal dysplasia
- Spasticity due to cerebral palsy
- Spinal dysraphism/ spina bifida
- Surgical Management of epilepsy
- Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injuries
- Vascular Abnormalities
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.
Helping the Youngest Patients with Transverse Myelitis
Johns Hopkins' Transverse Myelitis Center is one of the few places in the world that is dedicated to treating the condition. Experts such as Drs. Carlos Pardo and Michael Levy provide a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating and managing TM in patients of all ages.
Making an appointment
Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins offers worldwide accessibility and is committed to helping as many children as possible. We provide 24-hour inpatient care, emergency care and timely outpatient consultations for all aspects of neurological issues and concerns.
We also offer a convenient satellite location in Howard County.
Please contact us at 410-955-7337.
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Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337
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