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Geoffrey P. Colby, MD PhD

Geoffrey Philip Colby, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes

  • Aneurysm Center
  • Cerebrovascular Center

Expertise

Aneurysm Repair, Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Fistulas, Arteriovenous Malformations, Brain Tumors, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cavernous Malformations, Cerebral Aneurysms, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Endovascular Surgery, Moyamoya Disease, Neurosurgery, Stroke, Stroke, Acute, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Research Interests

Improve and develop novel endovascular devices and techniques for treatment of cerebrovascular pathology, and understand how these devices interact with native blood vessel

Biography

With combined training in open neurosurgery, endovascular neurosurgery, and interventional neuroradiology, Dr. Colby focuses on the surgical and endovascular treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), cavernous malformations, and dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs) of the brain and spinal cord. These treatments include the most modern and sophisticated endovascular techniques of aneurysm flow diversion.

Dr. Colby has expertise in the pre-operative embolization of solid brain and spinal tumors. He also uses the latest surgical and endovascular techniques to treat patients with carotid artery stenosis, acute stroke, intracerberal hemorrhage (ICH), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and moyamoya disease.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York NY) (2006)
    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg (New York NY) (2005)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurosurgery (Baltimore MD) (2013)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurosurgery (Baltimore MD) (2012)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary


    Through his research, Dr. Colby seeks to improve and develop novel endovascular devices and techniques for treatment of cerebrovascular pathology. He also seeks to understand how these devices interact with native blood vessels. Dr. Colby has published extensively in the field of endovascular aneurysm treatment using the flow diversion technique, as well as stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).

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  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Meet our Experts: Dr. Geoffrey Colby

    Dr. Geoffrey Colby focuses on the surgical and endovascular treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas.

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    The Power of Compassion, Dome, 05/01/2014

    Adding Stent During Minimally Invasive Surgery To Repair Aneurysms Prevents Recurrence, NeuroNow (Spring 2013)

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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Zayed Tower Room 6115C
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-2438
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2438
    Fax: 443-287-0338
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0100
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    Department/Division

    • Neurosurgery - Cerebrovascular

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