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Brian James Neuman, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Expertise: Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Degenerative Spine Disease, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiculopathy, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spine Surgery more

Research Interests: Clinical outcomes after reconstructive spinal deformity surgery; Adjacent segment disease; Sagittal imbalance

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

White Marsh
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-2663

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Odenton
Appointment Phone: 410-874-1300

1106 Annapolis Road
Suite 280
Odenton, MD 21113 map


Dr. Brian Neuman is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include complex spinal deformity, lumbar degenerative disease, spinal stenosis, revision spine surgery, cervical myelopathy/radiculopathy and spine trauma.

Dr. Neuman earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and performed a fellowship in spinal surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Neuman joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013.

Dr. Neuman's research interests include sagittal imbalance, adjacent segment disease and clinical outcomes after reconstructive spinal deformity surgery. more


  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2007)


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital / Orthopaedic Surgery (2017)


  • Washington University School of Medicine / Spinal Surgery (2017)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Orthopedic Surgery

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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O'Neill KR, Neuman B, Peters C, Riew KD. "Risk Factors for Post-Operative Retropharyngeal Hematoma After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Dec 2.

Neuman BJ, Radcliff K, Rihn J. "Cauda equina syndrome after a TLIF resulting from postoperative expansion of a hydrogel dural sealant." Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jun;470(6):1640-5. doi: 10.1007/s11999-011-2071-z.

Neuman BJ, Boisvert CB, Reiter B, Lawson K, Ciccotti MG, Cohen SB. "Results of arthroscopic repair of type II superior labral anterior posterior lesions in overhead athletes: assessment of return to preinjury playing level and satisfaction." Am J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;39(9):1883-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546511412317.

Nandi AK, Ford T, Fleksher D, Neuman B, Rapoport AP. "Attenuation of DNA damage checkpoint by PBK, a novel mitotic kinase, involves protein-protein interaction with tumor suppressor p53." Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Jun 22;358(1):181-8.

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Treatments for Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity

Johns Hopkins spine orthopedist Brian Neuman, M.D. discusses the adolescent nature of scoliosis along with the progression of adult spinal deformity.

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