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Jon Weingart, MD

Jon David Weingart, MD
Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Appointment Phone

410-955-6406

Primary Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
  • Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Pituitary Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Chiari Malformations, 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

Research Interests

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

Biography

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.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

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

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Duke University School of Medicine ( Durham NC ) (1987)

    Residencies

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

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1993)

    Certifications

    • Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (1998)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    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.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    The Richard Otenasak Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Meet our Experts: Dr. Jon Weingart

    Dr. Jon Weingart focuses on the neurosurgical treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, such as acoustic neuromas, gliomas, and spinal disorders.

    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?

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower Room 6115D
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-3052
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6406
    Fax: 410-614-7011
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6406
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10755 Falls Road
    Pavilion I
    Lutherville, MD 21093
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0465
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    Department/Division

    • Neurosurgery - Neuro-Oncology

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