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Dr. Nicholas Theodore Joins Johns Hopkins

Dr. Nicholas Theodore

The Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to welcome 
Nicholas Theodore, M.D., Donlin M. Long Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor, PAR.

Dr. Theodore is the new director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center. A nationally recognized expert in brain and spinal cord injury, minimally invasive spine surgeries and robotics, he most recently served as the Volker K.H. Sonntag Endowed Professor and chief of the Division of Spinal Disorders at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

As an award-winning teacher and researcher, he has written or co-authored 30 book chapters and over 175 peer-reviewed journal articles, and he is co-holder of numerous patents for medical devices and procedures. His research focuses on trauma, spinal cord injuries, robotics and developing an understanding of the genetic and molecular bases of spinal diseases.

Dr. Theodore earned his medical degree at  Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute, where he also completed a fellowship in spinal surgery. 

Dr. Theodore will treat patients with all types of spinal disorders, including trauma, Chiari malformaitons, spinal deformities, degenerative and congenital spine conditions and spinal tumors. As of July 1, 2016 he will see patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. For referrals and appointments, please call 410-955-4424.

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