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Allan Belzberg, M.D.

Allan Joel Belzberg, M.D.

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Director, Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Professor of Neurosurgery


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 more

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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


Dr. Allan Belzberg serves as Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery. His specialties include the surgical repair of injured nerves, removal of nerve tumors and decompression of nerve entrapments. Dr. Belzberg also focuses on spinal surgery, including the surgical management of degenerative spine problems, tumors and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Belzberg has additional expertise in treating most intracranial problems, including brain tumors.

Dr. Belzberg currently sees patients at The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center located in Baltimore on Wednesdays and the Green Spring Station location on Fridays. more


  • 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

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, University of Calgary (1982)


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


  • 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

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

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