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Jon Weingart, M.D.

Jon David Weingart, M.D.

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Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room

Professor of Neurosurgery

Male

Expertise: Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Chiari Malformations, Glioblastoma, Gliomas, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Neuro-Oncology, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumors, Primary Brain Tumors, Spina Bifida, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Stereotactic Biopsy, Stereotactic Functional Surgery, Tethered Spinal Cord ...read more

Research Interests: Local delivery to primary brain tumors, novel treatments for high-grade primary brain tumors

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 410-955-6406

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
Appointment Phone: 410-955-6406

Green Spring Station
10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Background

Dr. Jon Weingart focuses on the surgical treatment of brain tumors including benign and malignant tumors. Dr. Weingart also specializes in spinal disorders, such as cervical and lumbar disc disease, as well as other congenital and developmental abnormalities such as tethered spinal cord, spina bifida and chiari malformation.

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Titles

  • Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Professor of Oncology

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine (1987)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurosurgery (1993)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurological Surgery (1998)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Chaichana KL, Pendleton C, Zaidi H, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Gallia GL, Lim M, Brem H, Quiones-Hinojosa A. Seizure Control for Patients Undergoing Meningioma Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2012 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Morad A, Winters B, Stevens R, White E, Weingart J, Yaster M, Gottschalk A. The efficacy of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia after intracranial surgery of the posterior fossa: a prospective, randomized controlled trial.
Anesth Analg. 2012 Feb;114(2):416-23. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

Chaichana KL, Zaidi H, Pendleton C, McGirt MJ, Grossman R, Weingart JD, Olivi A, Quiones-Hinojosa A, Brem H. The efficacy of carmustine wafers for older patients with glioblastoma multiforme: prolonging survival. Neurol Res. 2011 Sep;33(7):759-64.

Chaichana KL, Chaichana KK, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Bennett R, Brem H, Quiones-Hinojosa A. Surgical outcomes for older patients with glioblastoma multiforme: preoperative factors associated with decreased survival. Clinical article. J Neurosurg. 2011 Mar;114(3):587-94. Epub 2010 Oct 1.

Raza SM, Gallia GL, Brem H, Weingart JD, Long DM, Olivi A. Perioperative and long-term outcomes from the management of parasagittal meningiomas invading the superior sagittal sinus. Neurosurgery. 2010 Oct;67(4):885-93; discussion 893.

Chaichana KL, Garzon-Muvdi T, Parker S, Weingart JD, Olivi A, Bennett R, Brem H, Quiones-Hinojosa A. Supratentorial glioblastoma multiforme: the role of surgical resection versus biopsy among older patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jan;18(1):239-45. Epub 2010 Aug 10.

Chaichana KL, Halthore AN, Parker SL, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Brem H, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Factors involved in maintaining prolonged functional independence following supratentorial glioblastoma resection. Clinical article. J
Neurosurg. 2011 Mar;114(3):604-12. Epub 2010 Jun 4.

Frazier JL, Johnson MW, Burger PC, Weingart JD, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Rapid malignant transformation of low-grade astrocytomas: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. World Neurosurg. 2010 Jan;73(1):53-62; discussion e5. Epub 2009 Aug 7. Review

Chaichana KL, Kosztowski T, Niranjan A, Olivi A, Weingart JD, Laterra J, Brem H, Quiones-Hinojosa A. Prognostic significance of contrast-enhancing anaplastic astrocytomas in adults. J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;113(2):286-92.

Sampson JH, Archer G, Pedain C, Wembacher-Schrder E, Westphal M, Kunwar S,Vogelbaum MA, Coan A, Herndon JE, Raghavan R, Brady ML, Reardon DA, Friedman AH, Friedman HS, Rodrguez-Ponce MI, Chang SM, Mittermeyer S, Croteau D, Puri RK;PRECISE Trial Investigators. Poor drug distribution as a possible explanation for the results of the PRECISE trial. J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;113(2):301-9.

Gallia GL, Binder ZA, Schwarz J, Moriarity JL, Weingart JD. Skull base chondrosarcoma presenting with hemorrhage. Can J Neurol Sci. 2009 Nov;36(6):774-5.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • The Richard Otenasak Award for Teaching Excellence

Memberships

  • AANS/CNS Joint Section of Cerebrovascular Surgery, 1994 - 1998
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section of Tumors, 2006
  • American Association of Cancer Research, 1991 - 1994
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1991
  • Childrens Oncology Group, 1999
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 1992
  • Society of NeuroOncology, 2006

Videos & Media

Dr. Weingart Answers: What are the Different Types of Brain Tumors?

Dr. Weingart Answers: Do Brain Tumors Require Surgery?

Dr. Weingart Answers: What are the different treatment options for brain tumors?

Dr. Weingart Answers: What are the next steps once diagnosed with a brain tumor?

Dr. Weingart Answers: How is a brain tumor treatment plan developed?

Dr. Weingart Answers: How does a patient access a brain tumor center?

Dr. Weingart Answers: What should a patient expect after brain tumor surgery?

Dr. Weingart Answers: Why should a patient choose Johns Hopkins for brain tumor care?

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

The Brain Tumor Is Benign, but Threats Remain, The New York Times (04/27/2015)

Hollis Interviews...Jon Weingart, Johns Hopkins Magazine (Fall 2014)

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