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The Pituitary Center

Deep Expertise In Every Aspect of Pituitary Disorders

The Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center is a multi-disciplinary center of experts in diagnosing and treating pituitary tumors (non-functioning adenomas, acromegaly, prolactinoma and Cushing disease) and other pituitary disorders such as craniopharyngiomasRathke's cleft cystsdiabetes insipidus, hypopituitarism and lymphocytic hypophysitisWith access to the full range of treatments, we offer comprehensive plans individualized for each patient.

Our team of doctors and specialists represents specialties across Johns Hopkins Medicine, including neurosurgery, endocrinology, neuro-ophthalmology, otolaryngology, pathology and radiation oncology, as well as advanced practitioners and nurses skilled in providing specialized care. This diverse team of experts meets monthly to share their insights and confer on patients' treatment.

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Pituitary Tumors: What You Need to Know about Surgery

Dr. Gary Gallia, a neurosurgeon and surgical director of the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center, discusses the surgical options available and what patients and families should consider when selecting a treatment team.

Cushing Syndrome and Pituitary Tumor: Neale's Story

Neale Osenburg had a number of health problems due to advanced Cushing syndrome, and sought help from pituitary expert Dr. Roberto Salvatori. After locating a tumor on Neale’s pituitary gland that was causing the Cushing syndrome, Drs. Gary Gallia and Masaru Ishii took on the challenging surgery. With the hormone-secreting tumor gone, Neale is slowly getting back to normal.

Read his story.

Neale and his nephew

Webinar: Optimizing Quality-of-Life After Pituitary Adenoma Surgery

Neurosurgeon Raj Mukherjee and endoscopic skull base surgeon Nick Rowan present as part of the Pituitary Network Association. The webinar focuses on smell, taste, and other quality-of-life outcomes after pituitary adenoma removal surgery.

Watch the webinar.

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