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Judy Huang, MD

Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

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  • Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
  • Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Program
  • Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Aneurysm Center
  • Cerebrovascular Center
  • Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center
  • Neurosurgical Spine Center


Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Arteriovenous Malformations, Brain Cancer, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Tumors, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Cavernous Malformations, Cerebellar Ataxia, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebral Revascularization, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Chiari Malformations, Complex Skull Reconstruction, Cranioplasty, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Moyamoya Disease, Neurosurgery, Spinal Vascular Malformations

Research Interests

cerebral ischemia


Dr. Judy Huang specializes in the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders such as cerebral aneurysms, cartoid artery stenosis, and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs).


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
  • German


Neurosurgical Society of America

Society of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Cerebral Vasospasm
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Additional Resources

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  • Education +


    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg (New York NY ) (1995)


    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg / Neurological Surgery (New York NY ) (2002)


    • Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Huang's research concentrates on the inflammatory mechanisms of stroke. She is further investigating gender differences in stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. She has published extensively on experimental studies of stroke and on carotid endarterectomy. She is also a co-author of a widely used handbook of operative neurosurgery. Dr. Huang also performs clinical research in areas such as intracerebral hemorrhage and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Kim SC, Singh M, Huang J, Prestigiacomo CJ, Winfree CJ, Solomon RA, Connolly ES.  Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in cerebral aneurysms. Neurosurgery.  1997;41(3):642-647.

    Huang J, Kim LJ, Mealey R, Marsh HC, Zhang Y, Tenner AJ, Connolly ES, Pinsky DJ.  Neuronal protection in stroke by an sLex-glycosylated complement inhibitory protein.  Science.  1999;285(5427):595-599.

    Huang J, Kiss S, McTaggart RA, Agus DB, Choudhri TF, Kim LJ, Mocco J, Pinsky DF, Fox WD, Golde DW, Connolly ES.  Dehydroascorbic acid:  a blood-brain barrier transportable antioxidant improves cerebral blood flow and outcomes in experimental stroke.  Proc Nat Acad Sci USA.  2001;98(2):11720-11724.

    Huang J,, McGirt M, Gailloud P, Tamargo RJ.  Pediatric intracranial aneurysms:  case series and review of the literature.  Surg Neurol.  2005;63(5):424-32.

    Sun PZ, Zhou J, Sun W, Huang J, van Zijl PCM.  Detection of the ischemic penumbra using pH-weighted MRI (pHWI). J Cereb Blood Flow & Metabol.  2006;Nov:1-8.

    Zhang J, Yang ZJ, Klaus J, Koehler R, Huang J.  Delayed tolerance with repetitive transient focal ischemic preconditioning in the mouse.  Stroke.  2008, 39(3):967-74

    Walczak P, Zhang J, Gilad AA, Kedziorek DA, Ruiz-Cabello J, Young RG, Pittenger MF, van Zijl PCM, Huang J, Bulte JWM.  Dual-Modality Monitoring of Targeted Intraarterial Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Following Transient Ischemia.  Stroke.  2008, May(3)5:1569-74

    Raja PV, Huang J, Germanwala AV, Gailloud P, Murphy KP, Tamargo RJ.  Microsurgical clipping and endovascular coiling of intracranial aneurysms: a critical review of the literature.  Neurosurgery.  2008, Jun;62(6):1187-202; discussion 1202-3.

    Sun DQ, Carson KA, Raza SM, Batra S, Kleinberg LR, Lim M, Huang J, Rigamonti D.  The Radiosurgical Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations: Obliteration, Morbidities, and Performance Status.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2011, Jun1;80(2):354-61

    Li M, Zhang Z, Sun W, Koehler RC, Huang J.  17B-estradiol attenuates breakdown of blood-brain barrier and hemorrhagic transformation induced by tissue plasminogen activtor in ceregral ischemia.  Neurobiol Dis.  2011, Dec;44(3):277-83.

    Gandhi D, Chen J, Pearl M, Huang J, Gemmete JJ, Kathuria S. Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Classification, Imaging Findings and Treatment. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.  2012, Jun;33(6):1007-13.

    Raza S, Papadimitriou K, Gandhi D, Radvany M, Olivi A, Huang J.  Intra-Arterial Intraoperative CT Angiography Guided Navigation: A New Technique for Localization of Vascular Pathology.  Operative Neurosurgery.  2012, Dec;71(2):240-52.

    Wang JY, Yang W, Ye X, Rigamonti D, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Huang J.  Impact on Seizure Control of Surgical Resection or Radiosurgery for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations.  Neurosurgery.  2013, Oct;73(4):648-56.

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  • Activities & Honors +


    Dr. Huang has received a number of awards, including the Young Clinician Investigator Award from the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the School of Medicine Clinician Scientist Award. She has received several teaching awards and serves as the Director of Medical Student Education as well as Co-Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Training Program. As recognition for clinical excellence, she was induced into the Miller-Coulson Academy.



  • Videos & Media +


    Meet our Expert: Dr. Judy Huang

    Dr. Judy Huang specializes in the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders such as cerebral aneurysms, carotid artery stenosis, and arteriovenous malformations.

    Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center - Q&A

    Judy Huang, M.D., and Chad Gordon, D.O., discuss a new cranioplasty surgery that can repair the look of indents to the skull after brain surgery, a service offered by the Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center. Learn more at

    Patient Story: Ruptured Brain Aneurysm - Dr. Mezu's Story

    Patient Dr. Mezu suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm while traveling from NYC home to Maryland. Watch her story as she talks about the care and treatment she received from Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Judy Huang.

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    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    A Less-Invasive Route for Skull Repair, Robb Report (02/02/2015)

    New skull surgery protects brain better, Futurity (02/03/2014)

    Press Release: New method to restore skull after brain surgery appears to reduce complication rates (02/03/2014)

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