Meningioma Center

The Johns Hopkins Meningioma Center is part of the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center, one of the largest brain tumor centers in the world, with expertise in diagnosing and treating all types of meningiomas.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins

Comprehensive Treatment Plans

We offer custom treatment plans that may include a mix of surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Our team provides the most effective and least invasive procedure possible to address your health needs.

Careful Monitoring

Some patients may not even need immediate treatment and would instead benefit from observation. Our team uses its vast experience treating meningiomas to guide patients toward the safest approach.

Advanced Research

In addition to diagnosing and treating meningiomas, the experts at the Meningioma Center are leading research that is redefining the understanding of these brain tumors, their origins and directions for future treatment.

Patient Stories

Discovering a Meningioma by Accident | Peter’s Story

When Peter fell down stairs and hit his head, he didn’t expect it to save his life. An imaging study revealed a skull base meningioma — a benign tumor of the covering of the brain.

Meningioma | Pat's Story

The changes in her gait, balance and mood were subtle, but Pat noticed them and sought help. An MRI revealed she had an enormous meningioma brain tumor that had been growing for years.

Convexity Meningioma | Jill's Story

Hollywood stunt woman, Jill Brown, was diagnosed with a benign convexity meningioma brain tumor and searched for the right doctor and medical team across the country.

Meningioma 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 Meningioma Care

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