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Patients at the Peripheral Nerve Surgery Center benefit from our collaborative approach, drawing on the expert medical talent at Johns Hopkins. Many nerve injuries and disorders are first recognized by neurologists, neuromuscular specialists and orthopedists. Through this collaboration with their expert colleagues in other disciplines to share information, we can deliver highly specialized care our world-renowned medical institution is known for.


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Conditions We Treat

Our team treats a variety of peripheral nerve conditions, including brachial plexus injury, paralysis after a spinal cord injury and nerve injury following spine surgery. Our areas of focus include:

  • Nerve Entrapment

    Including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, meralgia paresthetica, tarsal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome and foot drop

  • Nerve Injuries

    Including all types of nerve damage such as injuries to the brachial plexus, spinal accessory nerve and other nerves throughout the body

  • Spine and Nerve Tumors

    Including malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST), neurofibromas and schwannomas

  • Pediatric Nerve Injuries

    Including brachial plexus birth injury (Erb's palsy and Klumpke's palsy), acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), transverse myelitis and traumatic injury


How do I know if surgery is right for me?

Our surgeons consider a variety of factors when deciding which treatment is best for you. Here are some questions to discuss with your doctor:

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When did the injury occur?

Older injuries are still treatable, but options may be limited.

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What symptoms are you experiencing?

Symptoms can help define the extent and location of the injury.

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How much of the nerve is damaged?

Longer areas of damaged nerves take more time to heal.

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What outcomes are possible?

Innovative, evidence-based techniques ensure realistic but impactful results.

Not All Peripheral Nerve Conditions Require Surgery

Some peripheral nerve conditions do not require surgery. Our Peripheral Nerve Center excels in diagnosis and medical treatment of peripheral nerve disorders and can provide a surgical referral if necessary.


Patient Stories

An Innovative Approach to Nerve Repair | Santi’s Story

Complex, Two-Day Schwannoma Spinal Tumor Removal | Anita’s Story

Neurofibromatosis (NF) Tumor Surgery | Hannah's Story

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