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Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery through the eyes of our patients.
After 18 frustrating months without a diagnosis for her problems with balance, memory and bladder function, Delaware resident Patricia's neurologist consulted Abhay Moghekar at the Johns Hopkins Cerebral Fluid Center, where she learned she had normal pressure hydrocephalus. Hear what the team did to get Patricia back to gardening and enjoying life.Play Now
Hollywood stunt woman, Jill Brown, was diagnosed with a benign convexity meningioma brain tumor and searched for the right doctor and medical team across the country. Watch as she recounts what led her to travel across the country to have her surgery performed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.Play Now
The changes in her gait, balance and mood were subtle, but Pat noticed them and sought help. An MRI revealed she had an enormous meningioma brain tumor that had been growing for years. Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Jon Weingart performed the surgery that changed Pat’s life.Play Now
When William learned his headaches were caused by a complex AVM (an abnormal tangle of vessels in the brain) and multiple associated brain aneurysms, he traveled to see neurosurgeon Geoffrey Colby at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. > Play Now
Aaron was diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor pressing on his nerves and putting him at risk for paralysis. He consulted with spine neurosurgeon Ali Bydon to decide on a strategy.Play Now
Luis and his family traveled from Colima, Mexico for innovative pituitary tumor surgery at Johns Hopkins. A decade later, neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa pays a visit.Play Now
Jean-Paul Wolinsky, and Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa isolated valuable stem cells from the tumor to help other patients.Play Now
Pituitary tumor threatened Yanir’s sight and his life. Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa worked with a multidisciplinary team to help get Yanir, a father and marathon runner, on the road to recovery.Play Now
A viral infection left Jeannie with epilepsy that couldn't be controlled by medication. Drs. Gregory Krauss and William Anderson removed the injured brain tissue. Fifteen months later, Jeannie is seizure-free and enjoying life.Play Now
Two accidents and surgeries left David unable to stand up straight or live the active life he loved. Over two days, Dr. Daniel Sciubba reconstructed David's spine so he could stand tall again.Play Now
Perspectives on Healing
Healing is more than medicine. Hear intimate conversations about the importance of knowing the whole patient; from the perspective of patients and caregivers alike.Play Now
Sharon and her physicians, neurosurgeon Dr. Quinones and facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Boahene, share how they removed a skull base meningioma tumor through her eyelid.Play Now