Acoustic Neuroma Center

Whether you are newly diagnosed or looking for a second opinion, The Johns Hopkins Acoustic Neuroma Center, part of one of the largest brain tumor centers in the world, offers unmatched expertise in evaluation, patient education and treatment of acoustic neuroma (also known as vestibular schwannoma), as well compassion and understanding in this difficult time.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins

Multi-Specialty Care

Specialists from several departments, including neurology, neurosurgery and otolaryngology, work together to offer comprehensive treatment plans for these rare tumors.

Dedicated Expertise

Experts from our Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center investigate possible hereditary links and develop appropriate treatment plans for patients whose acoustic neuroma can be linked to NF. 

Advanced Treatments

Our nonsurgical and surgical treatments, including minimally invasive procedures such as keyhole brain surgery and translabyrinthine craniotomy, aim to minimize complications such as hearing loss and facial paralysis.

Acoustic Neuroma Specialists

Advanced Practitioners

Christie Adams, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D.

Christie Adams

Jill Anderson, PA-C

Physician Assistant Manager working with Henry Brem, M.D.

Jill Anderson

Ashley Kang, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Debraj Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H.

Ashley Kang

Carla Scott, PA-C

Senior Physician Assistant working with Chris Jackson, M.D., and Judy Huang, M.D.


Pediatric Acoustic Neuroma Care

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Center offers specialized care for children with acoustic neuroma.