At the Johns Hopkins Glioma Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for patients with all types of gliomas. Expect highly specialized expertise and cutting-edge treatments, delivered with compassion.
Why Choose Johns Hopkins
To address all aspects of care, our glioma experts meet regularly to discuss cases and get different perspectives on treatment. The team includes experts in neurosurgery, neurology, oncology, critical care, nursing, radiology, rehabilitation, ophthalmology and speech-language pathology.
Thoughtful Treatment Plans
Our center offers a range of therapies for various types of gliomas, including astrocystomas and glioblastomas, taking into account location, symptoms, risk and potential benefit for each patient.
Brain cancer research and clinical trials at Johns Hopkins are advancing our understanding of gliomas and creating an environment for implementation of new therapies to improve survival and quality of life for our patients.
Schedule an Appointment
In-person and telemedicine appointments are available for initial consultations and follow-up care.
For patients diagnosed with brain cancer who need a consultation with an oncologist:
Kimmel Cancer Center: 410-955-8964
Glioma | Dave’s Story
Dave, a pilot and a barefoot water-skier, chose Johns Hopkins when he was diagnosed with a low-grade glioma brain tumor. Learn how neurosurgeon Jon Weingart removed the tumor from the language area of Dave’s brain while Dave was awake.More patient stories
Christie Adams, PA-C
Physician Assistant working with Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D.
Jill Anderson, PA-C
Physician Assistant Manager working with Henry Brem, M.D.
Ashley Kang, PA-C
Physician Assistant working with Debraj Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H.
Carla Scott, PA-C
Senior Physician Assistant working with Chris Jackson, M.D., and Judy Huang, M.D.
Multidisciplinary CareProton Therapy
Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy. Traditional radiation can harm healthy tissue that surrounds a tumor, but proton therapy allows for more precise targeting, sparing delicate organs like the brain. Other forms of radiation therapy, including CyberKnife, are provided by our team of radiation oncologists.