Peter C. Burger, MD

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Professor of Pathology, Neurosurgery, Oncology

Johns Hopkins University Hospital


Dr. Burger, Professor of Pathology, Neurosurgery and Oncology, is the Director of Surgical Neuropathology at Johns Hopkins. He is one of the world's leading authorities on the classification and diagnosis of tumors of the central nervous system. He has over 35 years of experience and more than 350 publications. He has authored five editions of major textbooks on central nervous system tumors. Each year he reviews over 1,500 difficult brain tumor cases sent to him in consultation. He is chairman of the Neuropathology Review Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group, the major national organization devoted to developing new treatments for childhood cancer.