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The Johns Hopkins team members are leaders in the field of diagnosing and treating Rasmussen Syndrome.

Our center receives requests for consultation about Rasmussen syndrome from around the world. Our team is comprised of neurologists (including neuroimmunologists), neurosurgeons, and neuropathologists familiar with Rasmussen syndrome and the other conditions that mimic it. Our partners have extensive experience with rehabilitation and neuropsychology services (the latter specially tailored for patient education settings) prior to and after surgery.

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Hartman, Adam Lindsay, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Pediatric Rasmussen Syndrome
Director, Basic Epilepsy Research, Pediatric Epilepsy Division
 
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Huisman, Thierry, M.D.

Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Pediatrics
Chairman, Department of Imaging and Imaging Science at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Director of the Division of Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Co-Director of the Neuro Intensive Care Nursery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Clinical Director Center for Molecular Imaging (CTMI), Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 
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Pardo-Villamizar, Carlos A, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
 
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Tekes, Aylin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship Director
Deputy Director, Division of Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology
 
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Doerrer, Sarah, CPNP

Nurse Coordinator
 

Other doctors and health care professionals and Kennedy Krieger doctors with special expertise in Rasmussen Syndrome will also be part of the patient care team. These could include:

Critical care doctors and nurses
Neuropsychologists
Physical, speech and occupational therapists
Child Life specialists
Behavior Psychologists
Social workers

The specific doctors and health care professionals involved will depend on the patient's conditions, progress and treatment. Patients usually require 1-3 months of therapy. Patients who begin follow up care at Kennedy Krieger are generally walking in 1-3 months.

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Maryland Patients

To request an appointment or refer a patient, please contact the Johns Hopkins Center for Rasmussen Syndrome  at 410-955-9100.
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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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