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Allan Belzberg, M.D.
Allan Joel Belzberg, M.D.
Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
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 ...read more
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Appointment Phone: 410-955-5810
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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
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Dr. Allan Belzberg serves as Director of the Peripheral Nerve Center. 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.
- Co-Director, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
- Director, Peripheral Nerve Center
- 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)
- 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)