At the Johns Hopkins Glioma Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for patients with brain tumors. Expect highly specialized expertise and cutting-edge treatments, delivered with compassion.
Neurosurgeons, neurologists and nurses are the main members of the brain tumor care team.
Other members of the brain tumor care team
Other doctors and health care professionals with special expertise in brain tumors may also be part of the brain tumor care team. These could include:
- Critical care doctors and nurses
- Physical and occupational therapists
- Speech language pathologists
The specific doctors and health care professionals involved will depend on the patient's tumor, symptoms and treatment.
Social workers will also help coordinate care after the patient leaves the hospital.