Pituitary Disorders Specialists

At the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for patients with a pituitary tumor. Expect highly specialized expertise and cutting-edge treatments, delivered with compassion.

Medical Director

Roberto Salvatori MD

Expertise: Endocrinology

Surgical Director

Gary L. Gallia MD PhD

Expertise: Neuro-Oncology, Skull Base Surgery, Brain and Tumor Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery

Neurosurgeons

Neurosurgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors and other disorders of the nervous system.

Endocrinologists

Endocrinologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors and other disorders of the pituitary gland.

Amir Hamrahian MD

Expertise: Endocrinology

Neuro-ophthalmologists

These doctors specialize in examining the effects of pituitary tumors and the vision system.

Otolaryngologists (ENT)

These doctors specialize in ear, nose and throat care.

  • Masaru Ishii MD PhD

    Expertise: Otology, Neurotology, Otolaryngology

  • Nyall R. London MD PhD

    Expertise: Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery, Otolaryngology, Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Skull Base Surgery

  • Murugappan Ramanathan MD

    Expertise: Skull Base Surgery, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery, Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Otolaryngology

  • Nicholas R. Rowan MD

    Expertise: Skull Base Surgery, Rhinology, Sinus, and Skull Base Surgery, Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Otolaryngology

Pathologists

Pathologists specialize in interpreting specimens obtained during surgery.

Radiation Oncologists

Radiation oncologists specialize in the use of radiation therapy to treat tumors.

Nurses and Physician Assistants

These health care professionals who practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons in the Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery.

Jill Anderson, M.S., P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Jill Anderson

Ashley Kang, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Ashley Kang

Sandra (Sandy), Ramsburg, R.N., B.S.N.

Nurse Coordinator

Sandra (Sandy), Ramsburg

Other Team Members

Other doctors and health care professionals with special expertise in brain tumors may also be part of the team depending on your individual needs, including:

  • Critical care doctors and nurses
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Social workers to coordinate care after the patient leaves the hospital