Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Basilar Impression, Basilar Invagination, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Chordomas, Chrondrosarcoma, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Giant Cell Tumor, Hemangioblastoma, Hemangiomas, Kyphosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Pain, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Osteoblastoma, Osteoid Osteoma, Radiculopathy, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Trauma, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Deformity, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Infection, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Pain, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spine Tumors, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Cervical, Spondyloysis, Thoracic Disc Herniation
Improving spinal fusions; Instrumentation in the Aging Spine; Spinal Oncology
Dr. Timothy Witham is associate professor of neurological surgery and orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His interests include the surgical treatment of degenerative conditions at the cervical and lumbar spine, including instrumented fusion and dynamic stabilization procedures. He also has an expertise in the treatment of spinal tumors, spinal trauma and complex occipital-cervical junction disorders.
Dr. Witham serves as director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Spinal Fusion Laboratory, director of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center's Spine Program and co-program director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Residency Program.
Dr. Witham received his B.S. in biochemistry from the Pennsylvania State University. He earned his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and performed a fellowship in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Witham joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2005.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Witham was chief neurosurgeon at Keesler Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Dr. Witham's research interests include finding novel ways to achieve spinal fusion and improving surgical techniques in the aging spine.
A co-author of more than 170 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, Dr. Witham has been featured as a “Top Doctor” in Baltimore magazine and was a recipient of a United States Air Force meritorious service medal in 2005. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons and American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
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Member, The North American Spine Society, 2009 - present
Fellow (F.A.C.S.), American College of Surgeons, October 16, 2005 - present
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2001 - present
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2001 - present
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Tumors, 1998 - present
Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, 1998 - present
Candidate and Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1998 - 2005
Resident Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 1995 - 2001
Resident member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1995 - 2001
Member, The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Society, 1994 - present
American Medical Association, 1994 - present
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