Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Institute for Brain Protection Sciences

When your child needs care, you want the very best medical team available. The Institute for Brain Protection Sciences at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, was developed with your child in mind. We've brought together highly skilled pediatric specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitative medicine, psychiatry, psychology, neuropsychology, sports medicine and developmental behavioral medicine to design individualized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each child. In addition we collaborate with neurooncology, neuroradiology and neuropathology specialists to provide your child with a broad spectrum of care. With a full range of services from diagnosis to follow-up, our team of skilled physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and technologists provides comprehensive care before, during and after hospitalization.

Expert Brain Tumor Care from Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Teenage avid horseback rider, Olivia, had years of unexplained symptoms - until one day she fell off her horse. Her parents share their journey of taking her to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital where they learned that she had a rare tumor and would need immediate surgery. Under the care of world-renowned neurosurgeon George Jallo, M.D., and the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences, Olivia is getting her life back as a healthy high schooler.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins All Children’s

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Our team will work closely with you and your primary care physician every step along your journey. We offer exceptional clinical care that gives patients and families access to the latest research developments and newest therapies:

  • Expertise in all areas of childhood developmental disorders, mental health, brain injury, rehabilitative care and pediatric neurological and neurosurgical diseases
  • State-of-the-art, innovative tools and procedures, including a robotic-assisted stereotactic electroencephalogram (EEG), a minimally invasive way to identify the source of seizures in children with epilepsy and robotic epilepsy monitoring
  • Comprehensive Level IV Epilepsy Center with expertise in difficult-to-treat cases
  • A comprehensive brain tumor and spinal cord program, specializing in a wide range of treatment options, including minimally invasive keyhole surgery
  • Pediatric Stroke Program features physicians with national reputations for treating these rare events

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Contact Us

For more information or to make an appointment, give us a call at the phone number below. We serve families in the greater Tampa Bay area and beyond.

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Call 727-767-8181

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Programs and Services

  • Neurology

    The pediatric neurology program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides care for infants, children and teens with a full range of neurologic problems. 

    Neurology - Institute for Brain Protection Services
  • Neurosurgery

    Our pediatric neurosurgery program is the largest in Florida and features world-renowned neurosurgeon George Jallo, M.D. Our team evaluates each case to draw on the experience of a team of four full-time neurosurgeons.

    Neurosurgery - Institute for Brain Protection Services
  • Pediatric Developmental Medicine

    We assess and manage neuro-developmental and related learning disorders for children including comprehensive care for autism spectrum disorder.

    Pediatric Developmental Medicine - Institute for Brain Protection Services
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

    Our pediatric rehabilitation specialists take a comprehensive approach to caring for children with conditions impacting the function of the brain, nerves, muscles, bones and joints.

    Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Institute for Brain Protection Services
  • Center for Behavioral Health

    The Center for Behavioral Health focuses on the mental and emotional health of the child. Our team of pediatric psychiatrists, psychologists and neuropsychologists specialize in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents who are experiencing changes in brain function due to injury or medical condition or have other mental health concerns.

    Center for Behavioral Health - Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

    The Sports Medicine program treats sports injuries in children, adolescents and young adults. Our mission is to provide the highest quality health care through evidence-based research in the treatment, education, and prevention of sports injuries, particularly concussion-related sports injuries. 

    Sports Medicine - Institute for Brain Protection Sciences