Schwannoma Tumor: Arrington's Story

Schwannoma Tumor | Arrington’s Story

After turning in bed, Arrington heard a snap and felt instant pain. MRI results showed a broken neck ⁠— and even worse — a large spinal tumor. Arrington and his fiancée sought out spine neurosurgeon Timothy Witham at Johns Hopkins for care.

Finishing in time for Arrington’s wedding, Dr. Witham and a multidisciplinary team of experts used three complex procedures to stabilize Arrington’s spine and remove the tumor.

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Arrington’s Neurosurgeon

The Neurosurgical Spine Center

The Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center is dedicated to relieving pain, restoring function and implementing advanced treatments, including minimally invasive spine procedures, for a wide range of neurologic conditions affecting the spine and spinal cord.