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Kristin W. Baranano, M.D., Ph.D.

Kristin Whitford Baranano, M.D., Ph.D.


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Centers & Institutes

  • Pediatric Neurology Center



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259

5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
John R. Burton Pavilion
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Neurogenetics, Neurology


Dr. Barañano earned her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she also completed residencies in pediatrics and neurology, along with a fellowship in neurogenetics at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Dr. Barañano is a clinical associate in the Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Neurology, where she specializes in the genetic bases of neurologic illnesses. She has a particular interest in understanding the genetic control of the development of the cerebral cortex and cerebellum. Her clinical interests include whole exome sequeinging in child neurology, childhood-onset and inherited ataxias, malformations of cortical development, and intractable epilepsy. She is a member of the multidisciplinary Fetal Management group and is available for prenatal consultations. Dr. Barañano''s research includes collaborative efforts with the Johns Hopkins Institute of Genetic Medicine and the Division of Neurogenetics at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. more

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