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Edward Ahn, M.D.

Edward Sanghoon Ahn, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Male  | Languages: English, Korean, Spanish

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Joint Appointment in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 446D1
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-502-7700

600 N. Wolfe Street
Phipps Suite 560
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-7700
Fax: 410-502-4953

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 410-502-7700

10710 Charter Drive
Medical Pavilion
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Expertise

Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Tumors, Cerebral Revascularization, Chiari Malformations, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniosynostosis, Encephalocele, Endoscopy, Hydrocephalus, Moyamoya Disease, Neonatal Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Skull Lesions, Spina Bifida, Spinal Dysraphism, Syringomyelia, Tethered Cord Syndrome, Vascular Malformations

Research Interests

hydrocephalus in premature infants; germinal matrix hemorrhage

Biography

Dr. Edward Ahn focuses on the surgical treatment of neurological disorders in children. He has particular interests in minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for the treatment of hydrocephalus, brain tumors, and craniosynostosis. He has also gained expertise in surgical revascularization for patients with moyamoya syndrome.

Dr. Edward Ahn's laboratory research focuses on the pathophysiology of germinal matrix hemorrhage and treatment of the associated hydrocephalus in premature infants.

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  • Education +

    Degrees

    • New York University School of Medicine / MD (2000)

    Residencies

    • University of Maryland Medical Center / Neurosurgery (2006)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurological Surgery (2012)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Edward Ahn's laboratory research focuses on the pathophysiology of germinal matrix hemorrhage and treatment of the associated hydrocephalus in premature infants.

    Clinical Trial Keywords: hypothermia in pediatric traumatic brain injury

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Ahn ES, Chin LS, Gyure KA, Hudes RS, Ragheb J, DiPatri AJ Jr. Long-term control after resection and gamma knife surgery of an intracranial clear cell meningioma: case report. J Neurosurg. 2005 Apr;102(3 Suppl):303-6.
    Ahn ES, Smith ER. Acute clival and spinal subdural hematoma with spontaneous resolution: Clinical and radiographic correlation in support of a proposed pathophysiologic mechanism. J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;103(2 Suppl):175-9.
    Aarabi B, Hesdorffer, DC, Ahn ES, Aresco C, Scalea TM, Eisenberg HM. Outcome following decompressive craniectomy for malignant swelling following severe head injury. J Neurosurg 2006 Apr;104(4):469-79.
    Ahn ES, Bookland M, Carson BS, Weingart JD, Jallo GI. The Strata Programmable Valve For Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus: The Pediatric Experience at a Single Institution. Childs Nerv Syst 2007 Mar;23(3):297-303.
    Ahn ES, Aarabi B. Posttraumatic locked-in syndrome from a pontomedullary contusion: case report. J Trauma 2007 Aug;63(2):420-3.
    Ahn ES, Robertson CL, Vereczki V, Hoffman GE, Fiskum G. Normoxic ventilatory resuscitation following controlled cortical impact reduces peroxynitrite-mediated protein nitration in the hippocampus. J Neurosurg. 2008 Jan;108(1):124-31.
    Darwish RS, Ahn E, Amiridze NS. Role of Transcranial Doppler in Optimizing Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Intensive Care Med. 2008 Jul-Aug; 23(4):263-7.
    Noggle JC, Sciubba DM, Nelson C, Garcs-Ambrossi GL, Ahn E, Jallo GI. Supraciliary keyhole craniotomy for brain abscess debridement. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;24(6):E11.
    Parker SL, Attenello FJ, Sciubba DM, Garces-Ambrossi GL, Ahn E, Weingart J, Carson B, Jallo GI. Comparison of shunt infection incidence in high-risk subgroups receiving antibiotic-impregnated versus standard shunts. Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Jan;25(1):77-83.
    Shakur SF, McGirt MJ, Johnson MW, Burger PC, Ahn E, Carson BS, Jallo GI. Angiocentric glioma: a case series. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Mar;3(3):197-202.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • AANS/CNS Resident Traveling Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Childrens Hospital Boston
    • Augustus McCravey Resident Award Paper, Southern Neurosurgical Society
    • Synthes Award for Resident Research in Brain and Craniofacial Injury, AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care
    • Member, American Neuropsychiatric Association, 2003

    Memberships

    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Patient Video: Pediatric Craniosynostosis

    Patient Video: Seizures Lead to Pediatric Brain Surgery - Connor's Story

    Pediatric Neurosurgery: Craniosynostosis Q&A

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