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The Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumor Center Doctors and Staff

At the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumor Center, a team of doctors and other health care professionals works together to provide the most effective and safest treatment possible for each child’s brain or spinal cord tumor. Expect highly specialized expertise and cutting-edge treatments, delivered with compassion.

Team members within the Department of Neurosurgery

Neurosurgeons and physician assistants are the main members of your child’s brain tumor care team.

Neurosurgeons

Photo of Dr. Alan R Cohen, M.D.

Cohen, Alan R, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurosurgery
Carson-Spiro Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Mari Louise Groves, M.D.

Groves, Mari Louise, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Eric Michael Jackson, M.D.

Jackson, Eric Michael, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Shenandoah Robinson, M.D.

Robinson, Shenandoah, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Pediatrics
 
Photo of Dr. Jon David Weingart, M.D.

Weingart, Jon David, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Oncology
Director, Neurosurgical Operating Room
 
 

Pediatric Oncologists

Photo of Dr. Kenneth Jay Cohen, M.B.A., M.D.

Cohen, Kenneth Jay, M.B.A., M.D.

Professor of Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Director Pediatric Oncology
Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Director, Strategic Planning, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
 

Physician Assistants

Other members of the brain tumor care team

Other doctors and health care professionals with special expertise in brain tumors may be part of the child’s brain tumor care team. These could include:

  • Neurologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Critical care doctors and nurses
  • Pediatric Oncologists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Radiologists
  • Speech language pathologists

The specific doctors and health care professionals involved will depend on the patient’s tumor, symptoms and treatment.

Social workers will also help coordinate care after the child leaves the hospital.

For more information, contact the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at 410-955-7337.

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