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Eric M. Jackson, M.D.

Eric Michael Jackson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery


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Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery

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  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery


  • Neurosurgery - Pediatric Neurosurgery


Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery

Appointment Phone: 301-896-6069

4927 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7171

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6406

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7171

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6406


Craniosynostosis, Hydrocephalus, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Dysraphism, Traumatic Brain Injury


Dr. Jackson specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with a broad range of neurosurgical disorders, including congenital malformations of the brain and spine, hydrocephalus (including endoscopic treatment), spinal dysraphism, brain and spine tumors, craniosynostosis and traumatic brain injuries. more

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Eric Jackson, M.D., provides neurosurgical care for children with brain and spine diseases, such as brain tumors, hydrocephalus and spine tumors. Visit for more information.

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Michigan Medical School / MD (2002)


    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Neurosurgery (2009)


    • Children's Hospital Boston / Pediatric Neurosurgery (2010)


    • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurosurgery (2014)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Attiyeh, EF, Diskin, SJ, Attiyeh, MA, Mossé, YP, Hou, C, Jackson, EM, Kim, C, Glessner, J, Hakonarson, H, Biegel, JA, Maris, JM. Genomic copy number determination in cancer cells from single nucleotide polymorphism microarrays based on quantitative genotyping corrected for aneuploidy. Genome Research, 19, 276-283, 2009.

    Hamilton, R, Patel, S, Lee, EB, Jackson, EM, Lopinto, J, Arnold, SE, Clark, CM, Basil, A, Shaw, LM, Xie, SX, Grady, MS, Trojanowski, JQ. Lack of Shunt Response in Suspected Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus with Alzheimer Disease Pathology. Annals of Neurology, 68, 535-540, 2010.

    Heuer, GG, Jackson, EM, Magge, SN, Storm, PB. Surgical Management of Pediatric Brain Tumors. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy, 7, S61-68, 2007.

    Heuer, GG, Kiefer, H, Judkins, AR, Belasco, J, Biegel, JA, Jackson, EM, Cohen, M, O’Malley, BW, Storm, PB. Surgical Treatment of a Clival-C2 Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor. Case Report. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics, 5, 75-79, 2010.

    Jackson, EM, Shaikh, TH, Gururangan, S, Jones, MC, Malkin D, Nikkel SM, Zuppan, CW, Wainwright, LW, Zhang F, Biegel, JA. High-density single nucleotide polymorphism array analysis in patients with germline deletions of 22q11.2 and malignant rhabdoid tumor. Human Genetics, 122, 117-127, 2007.

    Jackson, EM, Shaikh, TH, Zhang, F, Wainwright, LM, Storm, PB, Hakonsarson, H, Zackai, EH, Biegel, JA. Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in a patient with Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A 143A, 1767-1770, 2007.

    Jackson, EM, Sievert, AJ, Gai, X, Hakonarson, H, Judkins, AR, Tooke, L, Xie, M, Shaikh, TH, Biegel, JA. Genomic analysis using high density SNP based oligonucleotide arrays and MLPA provides a comprehensive analysis of INI1/SMARCB1 in malignant rhabdoid tumors. Clinical Cancer Research, 15,1923-1930, 2009.

    Koutstaal, W, Reddy, C, Jackson, EM, Prince, S, Cendan, DL, Schacter, DL. False recognition of abstract versus common objects in older and younger adults: Testing the semantic categorization account. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 29, 499-510, 2003.

    Koutstaal,,W, Schacter, DL, Verfaellie, M, Brenner, C, Jackson, EM. Perceptually based false recognition of novel objects in amnesia: Effects of category size and similarity to category prototypes.Cognitive Neuropsychology,16, 317-341, 1999.

    Patel, S, Lee, EB, Xie, SX, Law, A, Jackson, EM, Arnold, SE, Clark, CM, Shaw, LM, Grady, MS, Trojanowski, JQ, Hamilton, RH. Phosphorylated tau/amyloid beta 1-42 ratio in ventricular cerebrospinal fluid reflects outcome in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. Fluids Barriers CNS, 9, 7, 2012.

    Sievert, AJ, Jackson, EM, Gai, X, Hakonarson, H, Judkins, AR, Resnick, AC, Shaikh, TH, Sutton, LN, Storm, PB, Biegel, JA. Duplication of 7q34 in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytomas Detected by High-Density Single Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Genotype Arrays Results in a Novel BRAF Fusion Gene. Brain Pathology, 19, 449-458, 2008.

    Stapleton, CJ, Walcott, BP, Kahle, KT, Codd, PJ, Nahed, BV, Chen, L, Robison, NJ, Dellale, I, Goumnerova, LC, Jackson, EM. Diffuse central neurocytoma with craniospinal dissemination. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 19, 163-166, 2012.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • AANS/CNS
      Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery
    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
      Member of Education Committee
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    Deletion, duplication and copy number neutral loss of heterozygosity of chromosome 22 revealed by high density SNP array analysis of pediatric rhabdoid tumors. 
    American Cytogenetics Conference (01/01/2008)

    Genotyping Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors: A High-Density SNP Array Analysis.
    Neurosurgery/Neurology Combined Grand Rounds , Plymouth, UK (01/01/2008)
    Derriford Hospital

    Genotyping Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors: A High-Density SNP Array Analysis. 
    Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgical Annual Meeting

    Genotyping Pediatric Brain Tumors.
    4Th Annual Shillito Fellowship Day (01/01/2010)
    Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

    The Infant Head. 
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds (01/01/2011)

    Management of shunts in the Emergency Department. 
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital Emergency Medicine Conference (01/01/2011)

    Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. 
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital Anesthesia Grand Rounds (01/01/2011)

    Pediatric TBI: A Neurosurgeon’s Perspective.
     Nationwide Children’s Hospital Neurology Clinical Conference (01/01/2011)

    Increased incidence of ventriculoperitoneal shunting after Gliasite RTS. 
    Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting (01/01/2005)

    Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in Patients Undergoing Tethered Cord Surgery after Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair
    AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery (01/01/2006)

    Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in Patients Undergoing Tethered Cord Surgery after Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair.
     Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting (01/01/2007)

    Pial Synangiosis in Patients with Moyamoya under Two Years Old
    AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery Annual Meeting (01/01/2009)

    Modified Measles Virus for Treatment of Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor
    American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons Annual Meeting (01/01/2013)

    Effect of Sequential Compression Devices on Cerebral Oxygenation.
    Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting (01/01/2004)

    Brain tissue oxygen guided management reduces mortality in traumatic brain injury. 
    Neurocritical Care Society Meeting (01/01/2005)

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Blunting the Stress of Shunt Maintenance, Pediatric Neuro News (Winter 2015)

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