Learn more about our patients’ experiences by watching the videos of their stories.
Brain Tumor Center Patient Stories
With thousands of neurosurgeries performed each year– our patients have access to the most highly specialized care available. See the personal stories shared by our brain tumor surgery patients. View all stories.
Meningioma brain tumor: Jill’s story
Hollywood stunt woman, Jill, found out that she had a large benign convexity meningioma crowding her brain after an accident on the job. Jill recounts why she travelled from her home in Los Angeles to Baltimore to receive treatment from Dr. Alessandro Olivi.
Spine Center Patient Stories
While each patient’s treatment experience is unique, we hope that by sharing these spine surgery stories, you will see why people come to Johns Hopkins for world-renowned, individualized care. View all stories.
Cerebrovascular Surgery Patient Stories
Our comprehensive team of cerebrovascular specialists including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and neurologists, is dedicated to providing the best care and outcomes to our patients with cerebrovascular disorders. View all stories.
Functional Neurosurgery Patient Stories
People diagnosed with movement disorders such as dystonia and Parkinson’s disease, and conditions like epilepsy may benefit from surgery. Watch to see why patients seek the expertise of Johns Hopkins neurologists and neurosurgeons.
Dystonia and Deep Brain Stimulation: Jeffrey’s Story
After being diagnosed with the movement disorder, dystonia, Jeffrey had deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery at Johns Hopkins to manage his symptoms and enhance his quality of life. His care was provided by neurologist, Dr. Zoltan Mari and neurosurgeon, Dr. Frederick Lenz.
Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient Stories
With a team of internationally recognized pediatric neurosurgeons – our pediatric patients have access to the latest treatments available as well as compassionate family-centered care. View all stories.
Benign brain tumor: Connor's Story
Four-year-old Connor said his arm kept falling asleep. Doctors found that he was having seizures caused by a benign brain tumor. Connor’s family shares their experience with pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Edward Ahn.