Our multidisciplinary team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors and conditions, offering each patient a comprehensive treatment plan with the combined insights of several different specialties.
The Skull Base Tumor Center brings together experts across several specialties at Johns Hopkins to treat this diverse group of tumors, which grow inside the bottom of the skull. Common skull base tumor types seen by our team include meningiomas, olfactory neuroblastoma, craniopharyngioma and acoustic neuroma.
Why Choose Johns Hopkins
Neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists at Johns Hopkins work together to determine and perform the most appropriate procedure for each patient. Many patients with skull base tumors are treated with novel, minimally-invasive approaches that leave smaller scars and have faster recoveries.
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Patient StoriesPlay Video:
Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma | Javier's Story
Javier and his family share their experience at Johns Hopkins Medicine, after seeking treatment following a diagnosis of a Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma (JNA) tumor.
Transnasal Endoscopic Surgery | Sofia's Story
Diagnosed with an inoperable malignant skull base tumor, Sofia, a Connecticut teenager, came to Johns Hopkins and had her tumor removed with a transnasal endoscopic approach by Johns Hopkins skull base neurosurgeon, Dr. Gary Gallia.
Skull Base Tumor Specialists
Johns Hopkins Skull Base Tumor Center has be named a 2021 Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction by the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS). This designation is based on meeting NASBS membership criteria and may not be construed as a medical referral.
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.