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Chetan Bettegowda, MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Metastatic Brain Tumor Center
  • Pituitary Center

Expertise

Brain Tumors, Gliomas, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Neurosurgery, Pituitary Tumors, Skull Base Surgery, Skull Base Tumors, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Research Interests

Ongoing clinical protocol to develop a simple blood test that can detect and monitor disease burden in patients with tumors affecting the central nervous system; Dr. Bettegowda has helped identify key genetic pathways that are altered in brain tumors, and he is developing clinical trials to selectively target these pathways; Developing targeted therapies for patients with primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spine

Biography

Dr. Chetan Bettegowda offers comprehensive treatments for adult patients with benign and malignant brain tumors, specializing in the treatment of patients with primary brain tumors such as gliomas, meningiomas and pituitary tumors. He performs both open surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with metastatic tumors to the brain, and also provides stereotactic radiosurgery for other
neurological disorders, including spinal tumors, trigeminal neuralgia and skull-base tumors.

Languages

  • English
  • Kannada

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Ongoing clinical protocol to develop a simple blood test that can detect and monitor disease burden in patients with tumors affecting the central nervous system

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2005)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Neurological Surgery ( Baltimore MD ) (2012)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Bringing personalized medicine to the forefront of treatment for patients with brain and spinal tumors is of specific interest to Dr. Chetan Bettegowda. His research is dedicated to developing targeted therapies for patients with primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spine. As part of this research, he has helped identify key genetic pathways that are altered in brain tumors, and he is developing clinical trials to selectively target these pathways. Dr. Bettegowda is also spearheading an ongoing clinical protocol to develop a simple blood test that can detect and monitor disease burden in patients with tumors affecting the central nervous system

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  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Dr. Chetan Bettegowda has been recognized for his outstanding efforts as a surgeon/scientist with the prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists, the Johns Hopkins Clinician Scientist Award and grants from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
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    Videos

    Meet our Experts: Dr. Chetan Bettegowda

    Dr. Chetan Bettegowda offers neurosurgical treatments for patients with benign and malignant brain tumors, such as gliomas, meningiomas and pituitary tumors.

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Breakthrough in cancer research at Johns Hopkins' Ludwig Center, WBFF-TV (02/05/2014)

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Phipps, Room 118
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8620
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8620
    Fax: 410-955-8534
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8620
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8620
    Fax: 410-955-8534
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    Department/Division

    • Neurosurgery - Brain Tumor
    • Neurosurgery - Neurological Surgery

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