Director of Neurosurgical Oncology
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
Phipps Bldg, 1-100
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Dr. Alessandro Olivi, Professor of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, focuses on the surgical treatment of primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spinal cord. He performs microsurgery on skull-based tumors, such as acoustic neuromas, meningiomas and vascular lesions. Additional clinical interests include cerebrovascular conditions and craniofacial reconstructions.
Dr. Olivi is actively involved in designing and running clinical experimental protocols to develop and assess new treatments for patients with brain tumors. He is also leading multidisciplinary initiatives to coordinate the most suitable management of patients with newly diagnosed or recurrent brain tumors.
Dr. Olivi is also involved in several research activities in the areas of immunotherapy for brain tumors, cancer stem cells and new drug delivery systems.
Dr. Olivi received his medical degree from the University of Padova Medical School in Italy. He went on to complete a fellowship in neurosurgery at the University of Padova. His internship training in general surgery was completed at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. Dr. Olivi also completed his residency in neurosurgery at Mayfield Neurological Institute at the University of Cincinnati and fellowship training in neurological surgery and neuro-oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Olivi currently sees patients at The Johns Hopkins Hospital on Tuesdays and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center location on alternating Mondays.
- American Board of Neurological Surgery