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Allan Belzberg, M.D.

Allan Joel Belzberg, M.D.

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  • Director, Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
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Expertise

Benign Tumors, Benign Tumors of the Head and Neck, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Disease, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Claudication, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ) Lesioning, Erb's Palsy, Hand Conditions, Head and Neck Tumors, Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Lumbar Spine Diseases, Microsurgical Nerve Repair, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Pain, Nerve Compression, Nerve Grafting, Nerve Injury, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurofibromatosis, Neurosurgery, Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy, Pediatric Brachial Plexus, Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors, Perinatal Brachial Plexus Injury, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Repair and Reconstruction, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Tumor, Sacral Tumors, Schwannoma, Schwannomas of the Head and Neck, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Tumors, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Tethered Spinal Cord, Thoracic Disc Herniation, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Ulnar Neuropathy ...read more

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5810
600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building 5-181
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5810 | Fax: 410-614-9830

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9196
10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II, Suite 115
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-955-5810 | Fax: 410-614-9830

Background

Dr. Allan Belzberg is a neurosurgeon specializing in surgery of the peripheral nervous system. As Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, he treats tumors including schwannoma, neurofibroma and nerve sheath tumor. Dr. Belzberg performs surgical repair of nerve damage caused by trauma as well as neurosurgery on carpal tunnel, peroneal nerve and other peripheral nerve conditions. Dr. Belzberg also co-directs the Pediatric Nerve Injury Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Belzberg currently sees patients at The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center located in Baltimore on Wednesdays and the Green Spring Station location on Fridays.

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Titles

  • Director, Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
  • George J. Heuer Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Co-Director, Kennedy Krieger Pediatric Nerve Injury Program
  • Professor of Neurosurgery

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Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of Calgary (1982)

Residencies

  • University of Calgary / Neurosurgery (1989)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pain Medicine (1992)

Fellowships

  • University of Calgary / Neurosurgery (1990)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurological Surgery (1997)

Research & Publications

Videos & Media

Caring for the Courageous: Julian's Story

Schwannoma Tumor, Roderick Ball's Story

Doorways to Discovery: Neurosurgical Pain Research Institute-To Control, Prevent, and Eliminate Pain

Conquering Pain - a 40-Year Journey

Neurofibromatosis (N) Tumor Surgery - Hannah's Story

The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center

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

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Phantom pain: It feels real even though it’s all in the brain, Washington Post (11/10/2015)

Collaborating to Control, Prevent and Eliminate Pain, Doorways to Discovery (November 2014)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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