Glioma Center

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

Multi-Specialty Care

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.

Innovative Research

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.

Learn more about appointments and referrals.

For patients seeking an evaluation for a brain tumor:

Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406 

Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

For patients diagnosed with brain cancer who need a consultation with an oncologist:

Kimmel Cancer Center: 410-955-8964

For international patients traveling to the U.S. to receive care:

 Johns Hopkins Medicine International: +1-410-502-7683

Request an appointment online

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

Glioma 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 Glioma Care

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Center offers specialized care for children with gliomas, including glioblastoma multiforme.