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Eric M. Jackson, M.D.

Eric Michael Jackson, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Neurosurgery


Expertise: Brain Hemorrhage, Brain Injury, Brain Tumors, Chiari Malformations, Craniosynostosis, Hydrocephalus, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors, Skull Lesions, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Dysraphism, Tethered Spinal Cord, Traumatic Brain Injury more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)


1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-6406

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center


601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-6406


Dr. Jackson specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a broad range of neurosurgical disorders, including congenital malformations of the brain and spine, hydrocephalus (including endoscopic treatment), chiari malformation, craniosynostosis, spinal dysraphism/tethered cord, brain and spinal cord tumors, and traumatic brain injuries. more


  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery



  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2002)


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Neurosurgery (2009)


  • Boston Children's Hospital / Pediatric Neurosurgery (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery / Neurosurgery (2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Studebaker AW, Hutzen B, Pierson CR, Shaffer TA, Raffel C, Jackson EM. Oncolytic Measles Virus Efficacy in Mouse Models of Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors. Neuro-oncology, Epub ahead of print, 2015

Jackson EM, Sievert AJ, Gai X, Hakonarson H, Judkins AR, Tooke L, Xie M, Shaikh TH, Biegel JA. Genomic analysis using high density SNP based oligonucleotide arrays and MLPA provides a comprehensive analysis of INI1/SMARCB1 in malignant rhabdoid tumors. Clinical Cancer Research, 15, 923-1930, 2009

Sievert AJ, Jackson EM, Gai X, Hakonarson H, Judkins AR, Resnick AC, Shaikh TH, Sutton LN, Storm PB, Biegel JA. Duplication of 7q34 in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytomas Detected by High-Density Single Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Genotype Arrays Results in a Novel BRAF Fusion Gene. Brain Pathology, 19, 449-458, 2008

Jackson EM, Schwartz DM, Sestokas AK, Zarnow DA, Adzick NS, Johnson MP, Heuer GG, Sutton LN.
Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring in patients undergoing tethered cord surgery after fetal myelomeningocele repair. Clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 13, 355-361, 2014.

Jackson EM, Lin N, Manjila S, Scott RM, Smith ER. Pial Synangiosis in Patients with Moyamoya less than 2 Years of Age. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 13, 420-425, 2014.

Activities & Honors


  • Synergy Award, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017


  • AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery

    Executive Committee Member at Large 2018-2020

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    Chair of Examinations Committee 2016-2018

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
  • International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • AAP Section of Neurological Surgery

Videos & Media

Surgical Reconstruction for Pediatric Cranial Anomalies | FAQ

Craniosynostosis: Fitz's Story

Craniosynostosis | FAQ with Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Eric Jackson, M.D

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Blunting the Stress of Shunt Maintenance, Pediatric Neuro News (Winter 2015)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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