Brain Tumor Treatment Centers

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Brain Tumor Center

600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21287, United States

Phone number:

410-955-6406

Street address:

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Additional Information:

Data for this institution collected in 2020.

Accreditations:

  • National Cancer Institute Designation: Yes
  • Nurse Magnet Status: No
  • Academic Affiliation: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Number of Full-Time Physicians:

Number of full-time physicians in this treatment program who dedicate at least 40% of their clinical practice to the treatment of adult patients diagnosed with brain and/or spine tumors:
  • 10 Neuro-oncologists or Medical Oncologists specializing in brain/spine tumors
  • 6 Brain Neurosurgeons
  • 2 Spine Neurosurgeons
  • 3 Radiation Oncologists
  • 3 Neuropathologists

Number of Adult Patients Treated for Brain and/or Spine Tumors Annually:

  • >1000 Primary tumor patients
  • >300 Metastatic (Secondary) tumor patients

Number of Adult Patients Treated with Surgery Annually:

  • 800 Primary brain tumor patients
  • 38 Metastatic (Secondary) brain tumor patients
  • >190 Primary spine tumor patients
  • > 70 Metastatic (Secondary) spine tumor patients
  • 56 Skull base tumor patients

Specialized Treatments and Technologies Available:

Identifies whether the following treatment options are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

Available:

Imaging Treatments and Technologies:

  • Intraoperative MRI
  • MRI Spectroscopy
  • MRI Tractography
  • Perfusion MRI

Radiation Treatments and Technologies:

  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Proton Therapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Surgical Treatments and Technologies:

  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Brain Mapping
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Trials:

Investigational treatments (or other interventions) available for the categories below:
  • Low Grade Glioma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
  • Other Malignant Glioma
  • Recurrent Glioblastoma

Other:

  • Oligodendroglioma
  • BRAF mutant gliomas
  • Craniopharyngioma

Support Services Available:

Identifies whether the following clinical and non-clinical support services are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

Available:

  • Advanced practice nurse
  • Brain tumor board
  • Brain tumor support group
  • Caregiver support services
  • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
  • Neuropsychological evaluation and/or cognitive rehabilitation
  • Oncology social worker
  • Palliative care
  • Survivorship services

Last updated March 26, 2018