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Neurosurgery Advanced Practitioners

The Department of Neurosurgery is supported by a dedicated team of nurse practitioners and physician assistants who provide information, education and care for patients and their families before, during and after surgery.

Current Practitioners

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Jared Abay, PA-C

Jared Abay, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, University of Nebraska

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Christie Adams, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Brain tumor

Education: MS, Thomas Jefferson University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Jill Anderson, PA-C

Jill Anderson, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery Physician Assistant Manager working with Henry Brem, M.D.

Specialty: Brain tumor

Education: MS, Saint Francis University and University of Nebraska

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Kelsey Angioli, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Thomas Jefferson University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Stephanie Berry

Stephanie Berry, PA-C

Physician Assistant II working with Alan Cohen, M.D., Shenandoah "Dody" Robinson, M.D.Eric Jackson, M.D., and Mari Groves, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric neurosurgery

Education: MS, George Washington University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Andrea Blaine, MPSA, PA-C

Andrea Blaine, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Cassandra Blair, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Sheng-Fu "Larry" Lo, M.D., M.H.S., and Timothy Witham, M.D.

Specialty: Spine

Education: MS, Arcadia University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Laura Blanchfield, NP, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner working with Ali Bydon, M.D.

Specialty: Spine

Education: MS, University of Maryland

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Jesse Bortell, MPAS, PA-C

Jesse Bortell, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Chatham University

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Filissa Caserta, NP, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner working with Cameron McDougall, M.D.

Specialty: Cerebrovascular disorders

Education: MS, Johns Hopkins University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Olga Duclos, PA-C (PRN)

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Touro College

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Stephanie Garfinkle, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Drexel University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Kathryn Gauthier, PA-C

Kathy Gauthier, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Anne Arundel Community College and Saint Francis University 

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Kelly Hartnett, PA-C

Kelly Hartnett, PA-C

Physician Assistant II working with Alan Cohen, M.D., Shenandoah "Dody" Robinson, M.D.Eric Jackson, M.D., and Mari Groves, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric neurosurgery

Education: MS, Duquesne University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Miriam Hussain, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Justin Caplan, M.D.

Specialty: Cerebrovascular disorders

Education: MS, University of Maryland

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Katherine Jones, MMS, PA-C

Katherine (Katie) Jones, PA-C, PRN

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Chatham University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Ashley Kang, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Debraj Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialty: Brain tumor

Education: MS, Arcadia University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Heather Kerber, PA-C

Heather Kerber, PA-C

Physician Assistant II working with Alan Cohen, M.D., Shenandoah "Dody" Robinson, M.D.Eric Jackson, M.D., and Mari Groves, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric neurosurgery

Education: MS, Saint Francis University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Helen Kindelan, MMS, PA-C

Helen Kindelan, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Saint Francis University

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Lacie Manthripragada

Lacie Manthripragada, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Mark Luciano, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Cerebrospinal fluid disorders

Education: MS, Towson University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Julie McCracken

Julianna (Julie) McCracken, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Daniel Sciubba, M.D.

Specialty: Spine

Education: MS, Duke University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Leslie Morgan, NP

Leslie Morgan, NP, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner working with Allan Belzberg, M.D.

Specialty: Peripheral nerve surgery

Education: MS, Johns Hopkins University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Wendy Riekers, PA-C

Physician Assistant II

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Essex Community College and University of Nebraska

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Carla Scott, PA-C

Senior Physician Assistant working with Michael Lim, M.D.

Specialty: Brain tumor

Education: MS, Arcadia University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Karen Streelman, PA-C

Karen Streelman, PA-C

Physician Assistant II

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, George Washington University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Richard Szymanski, PA-C

Richard Szymanski, PA-C

Senior Physician Assistant working with Rafael Tamargo, M.D.

Specialty: Cerebrovascular disorders

Education: BA with a PA certificate, University of Maryland, Baltimore and Essex Community College

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Minnie Wilson, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: Inpatient

Education: MS, Nova Southeastern University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Minda Zhu

Alex Minda Zhu, PA-C

Physician Assistant working with Nicholas Theodore, M.D., M.S.

Specialty: Spine

Education: MS, Arcadia University

Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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