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George Jallo

George Jallo, M.D., Director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.

GEORGE JALLO, M.D., is the vice dean and physician-in-chief at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He is also medical director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. Additionally, Dr. Jallo is a professor of neurosurgery, pediatrics and oncology with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jallo moved to Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 2015 to launch the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences, a multidisciplinary institute that unites clinicians, researchers and educators focused on promoting optimal neurodevelopment and caring for children with injuries and illnesses that can affect the brain.

His areas of expertise include tumors of the brain and spinal cord, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for eloquent tumors, and the use of minimally invasive technologies such as endoscopy and keyhole surgery.

Dr. Jallo has published more than 276 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 101 textbook chapters and is co-editor of six textbooks on pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric epilepsy surgery, hydrocephalus and neuroendoscopy. He has given more than 160 international lectures on pediatric neurosurgery around the world with many focusing on his interest of brainstem and spinal cord tumors.

He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia Medical School and completed his residency in neurosurgery at New York University Medical Center and fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Beth Israel Medical Center, Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, in New York.