Effective relief for persistent trigeminal neuralgia pain

No one should accept trigeminal neuralgia pain. If medications haven't provided adequate relief, our surgeons can help. The Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery Center at Johns Hopkins provides the latest, most effective surgical procedures to patients suffering from this debilitating condition.

Why Choose the Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery Center

As a patient of the Johns Hopkins Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery Center, you'll be paired with a surgeon skilled in rhizotomy, stereotactic radiosurgery and microvascular decompression.

Care Tailored to You

We take the time to know how trigeminal neuralgia affects your life and what you'd like to accomplish with treatment. Together, we'll find the most effective procedure for you.

Experienced Team

Our experts help hundreds of patients with trigeminal neuralgia every year. We offer a range of safe, effective techniques to match your lifestyle and treatment goals.

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Safe, Flexible Appointments

We are taking extraordinary measures to provide safe and timely care during the COVID-19 pandemic, including offering virtual consultations to minimize your need to travel.

Request an Appointment

To schedule your appointment as a new patient, call to create a record for you in our system, then download, fill and return our questionnaire. 

After reviewing your questionnaire, our team will be in touch to confirm your appointment.

1. Call us

To create a new patient record in our system, please call 443-997-1808. Have insurance information ready.

2. Fill out the questionnaire

Download and fill out our questionnaire to help our team assess if surgery is right for you.

3. Return the questionnaire

Email your completed questionnaire to [email protected].

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Who should consider surgery for trigeminal neuralgia?

Surgery isn’t right for every patient diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia. But for many, it can be transformational. Consider speaking to a trigeminal neuralgia surgeon if:

Medications alone haven't provided adequate pain relief.

The side effects of your medication interfere with your quality of life.

Your pain lingers after prior surgical procedures.

Michelle's Story | Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery

Michelle's debilitating facial pain from trigeminal neuralgia prevented her from working, speaking with friends and family, and simple pleasures like cooking and cycling with her husband. Her life turned around following microvascular decompression surgery at Johns Hopkins.

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Our Locations

In-person and telemedicine appointment options are available for initial consultations and follow-up care. If surgery is needed, your procedure will be performed in a state-of-the-art operating unit.