Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery through the eyes of our patients.
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|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.
|Dr. Moreau's Story|
Watch Dr. Louis Moreau, who was diagnosed and treated for an ependymoma spinal cord tumor, share his experience with Dr. Ziya Gokaslan.
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.
Javier and his family share their experience at Johns Hopkins Medicine, after seeking treatment following a diagnosis of a Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma (JNA) tumor.
|Carlos Luceno's Story|
Diagnosed with a grade II astrocytoma brain tumor, Carlos Luceno is currently living with brain cancer. Carlos is receiving his treatment and care from Dr Henry Brem.
|Felice Dorman's Story|
Felice Dorman lived with neck pain for years. She then visited the Johns Hopkins Spine Center and Dr Ziya Gokaslan.
|Lester Picker's Story|
Dr Raphael Tamargo “clips” an aneurysm on the ophthalmic nerve of patient Lester Picker, preventing it from rupturing.
|Marissa Eickenhorst's Story|
Diagnosed with an astrocytoma brain tumor, Marissa discusses her treatment and care from Dr Alessandro Olivi.
|Nancy Baron's Story|
Nancy Baron's brain tumor was treated at the first hospital in MD with a dual-room intraoperative CT scanner and image-guided surgery system for neurosurgery.
|Dr Olachi Mezu's Story|
Patient Dr Olachi Mezu suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm while traveling. When another hospital wanted to discharge her, she turned to Hopkins.
|Roderick Ball's Story|
Diagnosed with a schwannoma tumor (schwannomatosis), Roderick Ball, Jr., and his family came to Johns Hopkins to have the tumor – which had grown through his abdomen, lower back and spinal column – treated.
|Steven McDonough's Story|
Teenager Steven McDonough was diagnosed with a tumor in his spinal cord. He and his mother share their story, along with his doctor Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr George Jallo.
Experience surgery from our physicians' points of view.
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Johns Hopkins Pituitary Education Day
Patients who were treated at The Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center share their stories during the annual Pituitary Education Day, with Johns Hopkins neurosurgeons and endocrinologists.
I Was Diagnosed with a Pituitary Tumor…Now What?
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, MD, discusses what people should know about pituitary brain tumors, the latest treatment options and what to expect after treatment.
|The Spirit of Neurosurgery|
Henry Brem, MD, Director of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins discusses the unique spirit of the department and the faculty’s clinical and research approach to the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients.
|Dr Henry Brem: Challenges of Treating Tumors in the Brain|
A recent lecture, sponsored by the Brain Science Institute, featured Dr Henry Brem on Challenges of Treating Tumors in the Brain.
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Leave No One in Pain
|Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, narrates and performs a spinal synovial cyst resection surgery.
|Surgical Approaches to Treat Spinal Synovial Cysts|
Dr Ali Bydon discusses his study comparing outcomes from various surgical approaches to excise symptomatic intraspinal juxtafacet cysts.
|Synovial Cyst Resection|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, narrates and performs a minimally invasive lumbar discectomy surgery.
|Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, narrates and performs an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery. An ACDF procedure is performed to treat a damaged disc in the neck area of your spine.
|Spinal Cord AV Fistula Surgery|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, narrates and performs a spinal cord AV fistula repair surgery.
|Intradural Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, talks through the surgical removal of an intradural spinal cord tumor.
|Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery|
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon, Ali Bydon, MD, narrates and performs the surgical removal of an intramedullary spinal cord tumor.
|Contemplating Back or Spine Surgery?|
Dr Daniel Sciubba, MD, discusses the evolution of treatment for back pain and advances in minimally invasive spinal surgery.
|New Treatments for Back and Neck Pain|
Dr Daniel Sciubba, MD, discusses a new generation of therapies for back and neck pain that are less invasive and more effective.
|Conversation on Pediatric Craniosynostosis|
Listen to Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, Edward Ahn, MD, answer questions about pediatric craniosynostosis. Learn how this condition can be treated surgically through new minimally invasive techniques.
|Plagiocephaly and Craniosynostosis: The Flat-out Truth|
Watch this video presentation to physicians on diagnosing and treating plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis, with special emphasis on endoscopy-assisted surgery for craniosynostosis.
|New Therapies for the Treatment of Brain Tumors|
As the keynote speaker at the Central New Jersey Regional Brain Tumor Conference, Dr. Brem speaks on developing new treatment options for brain tumor patients.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Brain Tumor Patients and Johns Hopkins|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, shares why brain tumor patients should choose Johns Hopkins and its advantages.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Brain Tumors|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, break down the meaning of a "multidisciplinary approach" in relation to treating brain tumors.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Brain Tumor Treatment Options|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, lays out the different treatment options for brain tumors.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Expectations After Brain Tumor Treatment|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, explains what a brain tumor patient and their family can expect after treatments.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Brain Tumors and Second Opinions|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, discusses whether brain tumor patients should receive a second opinion.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Do Brain Tumors Require Surgery?|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, talks about whether or not all brain tumors require surgery.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Development of Brain Tumor Treatment Plans|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, discusses how treatment plans for brain tumors are developed.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Evaluating Care Centers |
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, explains how patients can evaluate the different places they can receive care.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Different Types of Brain Tumors|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, talks about the main types of brain tumors.
|Dr Weingart Answers – How to Access Brain Tumor Centers|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, explains how to get access to a brain tumor center.
|Dr Weingart Answers – Next Steps for Brain Tumor Patient|
Dr Jon Weingart, MD, explains the next steps for a patient diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Learn from our experts what to expect during treatment at Johns Hopkins.
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|Stem Cell Implications for ALS|
Researchers and doctors are working together to explore the impact of stem technology on ALS.
|Stem Cells and Parkinson's Disease|
Hear from Neurologist Ted Dawson, MD, on using stem cells to study Parkinson's disease.
|How the Brain Develops|
Neurologist Nicholas Gaiano, MD, discusses how the brain develops.
|New Treatments for HIV Dementia|
M. Christine Zink, DVM, PhD, ACVP, discusses finding new treatments for HIV dementia.
ABC News’ seven-part series “Hopkins” provided an inside look at the patients, doctors and nurses who work at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. From the Department of Neurosurgery, the series featured:
- News story about how an eye exam is used to find strokes features neurologist Dr David Newman-Toker.
Dr Benjamin Carson:
- Ben Carson’s Story by Carson’s Scholars
- Hopkins Doctor, Banjamin Carson Honored by White House (WBAL)
- Watch as Dr. Ben Carson talks about performing a risky brain surgery. (This is a video response to Dr. Ben Carson's Baltimore)
- US News & World Report video "Brain Surgery at Johns Hopkins"
- US News & World Report video “America's Best Leaders: Meet Maestros of Medicine and Music” (leadership qualities found in the conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, and the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins)
- Dr. Ben Carson's Inspiring Words
Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa:
- Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa on Growing Up (produced and posted by Big Think)
- The Hook Up: Neurosurgeon Alfredo Quiñones
- With the Brain Cancer Research Research for a Cure Foundation
- On the Today Show
- Second Annual Quinones-Hinojosa Stem Cell Luncheon for Patients