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Judy Huang, M.D.

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4.8 out of 5
93 Ratings
  • Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Neurosurgery

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years), Geriatrics (55+ years)


Languages: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese


Acute Stroke Care, Aneurysm Repair, Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (ASH), Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Brain Cancer, Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Metastases, Brain Tumors, Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Carotid Endarterectomy, Cavernous Angioma, Cavernous Malformations, Cerebral Aneurysms, Cerebral Revascularization, Cerebral Vascular Malformations, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Spine Disease, Chiari Malformations, Complex Skull Reconstruction, Cranioplasty, CyberKnife and stereotactic radiosurgery, Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas, Intracerebral Hemorrhage , Intracranial Aneurysm, Ischemic Heart Disease, Meningiomas, Metastatic Brain Tumors, Microsurgery, Microvascular Surgery, Moyamoya Disease, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Disease, Primary Brain Tumors, Skull Implants, Skull Lesions, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Vascular Malformations, Spine Surgery, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Stroke, Stroke Imaging, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery, Stroke Rehabilitation, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage , Syringomyelia, Transient Ischemic Attack more

Research Interests

cerebral ischemia; and hemorrhage

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-550-4076
600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower 6115F
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-5767 | Fax: 410-367-2754

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-4076
301 Mason Lord Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-4076 | Fax: 410-550-0748


Dr. Judy Huang specializes in the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders such as cerebral aneurysms, carotid artery stenosis, brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), moya moya disease, and cavernous malformations. Dr. Huang also specializes in the surgical treatment of Chiari malformations. more


  • Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Director, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
  • Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Program
  • Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center
  • Co-Director, Chiari Center
  • Professor of Neurosurgery

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1995)


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Neurological Surgery (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurological Surgery (2006)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Huang's research concentrates on stroke and vascular diseases. She is further investigating gender differences in stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases. She has published extensively on experimental studies of stroke and on arteriovenous malformations. She is also a co-author of a widely used handbook of operative neurosurgery. Dr. Huang also performs clinical research in areas such as arteriovenous malformations, intracerebral hemorrhage and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Clinical Trial Keywords

Arteriovenous Malformations, Cerebral Ischemia, Intracerebral Hemorrhage

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Selected Publications

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Serial Imaging Surveillance for Patients With a History of Intracranial Aneurysm: Risk of De Novo Aneurysm Formation. Wang JY, Smith R, Ye X, Yang W, Caplan JM, Radvany MG, Colby GP, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Huang J. Neurosurgery. 2015 Jul;77(1):32-42; discussion 42-3. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000730. PMID:25790068

The minipterional craniotomy for anterior circulation aneurysms: initial experience with 72 patients. Caplan JM, Papadimitriou K, Yang W, Colby GP, Coon AL, Olivi A, Tamargo RJ, Huang J. Neurosurgery. 2014 Jun;10 Suppl 2:200-6; discussion 206-7. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000348. PMID:24625424

Multidisciplinary approach for improved outcomes in secondary cranial reconstruction: introducing the pericranial-onlay cranioplasty technique. Gordon CR, Fisher M, Liauw J, Lina I, Puvanesarajah V, Susarla S, Coon A, Lim M, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Weingart J, Colby G, Olivi A, Huang J. Neurosurgery. 2014 Jun;10 Suppl 2:179-89; discussion 189-90. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000296. PMID:24448187

Inflammation in stroke and focal cerebral ischemia. Huang J, Upadhyay UM, Tamargo RJ. Surg Neurol. 2006 Sep;66(3):232-45. Review. PMID:16935624

Hemorrhage Risk of Brain Arteriovenous Malfomations During Pregnancy and Puerperium in a North American Cohort. Porras J, Yang W, Philadelphia E, Law J, Garzon-Muvdi T, Caplan JM, Colby G, Coon AL, Tamargo RJ, Huang J. Stroke. 2017 Jun;48(6):1507-1513. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016828

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Young Clinician Investigator Award, Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • School of Medicine Clinician Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Recognition for Clinical Excellence, Miller-Coulson Academy
  • Richard Otenasek Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, inducted 2011


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Neurosurgical Society of America
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons

Videos & Media

Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Adult Cranioplasty Center - Q&A

Patient Story: Ruptured Brain Aneurysm - Dr. Mezu's Story

Dr. Huang: A CLOSLER Look

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Patient Story: Hemorrhagic Stroke and Facial Paralysis (4/30/2019)

Article: Joni Mitchell Had an Aneurysm: Are You at Risk? Next Avenue (06/30/2015)

Article: New skull surgery protects brain better, Futurity (02/03/2014)

Press Release: New method to restore skull after brain surgery appears to reduce complication rates (02/03/2014)

Recorded online seminar: Sorting through Brain Aneurysm Treatment

Recorded online seminar: Improving Skull Contours after Brain Surgery or Trauma

Patient Ratings & Comments

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