Jordina Rincon Torroella, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Languages: English, Catalan, Spanish


Acoustic Neuromas, Brain Cancer, Brain Metastases, Brain Tumors, Endoscopic Brain Neurosurgery, Ependymomas, Gliomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Oligodendrogliomas, Pituitary Tumors, Primary Brain Tumors more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6406
601 N. Caroline St.
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Jordina Rincon-Torroella is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the brain and skull base, such as meningiomas, gliomas, pituitary tumors and metastatic brain tumors, to name a few.

Dr. Rincon-Torroella earned her medical degree from the University of Barcelona medical school. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at Johns Hopkins University, where she remained for residency training in neurosurgery. She completed an additional postdoctoral fellowship in cancer research and drug development at Johns Hopkins in the Ludwig Center under the mentorship of neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda and molecular biologist and geneticist Bert Vogelstein.

Active in clinical research since 2010, Dr. Rincon-Torroella has published numerous research papers. She is also a peer reviewer for several journals and has edited two books, most recently The Neurosurgical Consult Book

Dr. Rincon-Torroella is fluent in Catalan, English and Spanish. more



  • MD; University of Barcelona Facultat de Medicina (2013)


  • Neurosurgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2023)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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The Neurosurgical Consult Book. 1st Edition. (2018 - present)

Editors in Chief: Dr. Risheng Xu, Dr. Jordina Rincon-Torroella, Dr. Ann Liu.

London: Elsevier, 2022. ISBN: 9780323756143.

Video-atlas of Neurosurgery: Contemporary Tumor and Skull Base Surgery. (2013 - 2016)

1st Edition. Editor in Chief: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa.

Video-Editor: Dr. Jordina Rincon-Torroella.

London: ELSEVIER. December 23rd, 2016. ISBN: 9780323261494.

Activities & Honors


  • Harvey Cushing Hunterian Research Award, Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery, 2022 - 2022
  • Chairman’s Award for Improving Patient Safety, Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery, 2021 - 2021
  • Johns Hopkins Physician Scientist Training Program Scholar, 2020 - 2023
  • Excellence in Diversity Best Resident/Fellow Presentation Award, Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery, 2021 - 2021
  • Earl Walker Outstanding International Fellow Award, Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery, 2015 - 2015
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


  • International Mentoring Foundation for the Advancement of Higher Education (2019-present)
  • MedChi, The Maryland Medical Society (2017 - present)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2016 - present)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2016 - present)
  • Women In Neurosurgery (2016 - present)

Videos & Media

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    Conozca a nuestra experta | Jordina Rincon-Torroella, M.D., Neurocirujana

  • Epidemiology and survival outcomes of synchronous and metachronous brain metastases: a retrospective population-based study

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