George I Jallo, MD received his medical degree from the University of Virginia, 1991. He then completed his residency at New York University Medical Center-Bellevue Hospital in New York City in 1998. He completed advanced fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery under the tutelage of Dr. Fred Epstein at Beth Israel Medical Center. He then continued as a staff neurosurgeon until he accepted his current position. He is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics and Oncology at Johns Hopkins University where he is also the Clinical Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
- He specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques such as endoscopy, and key-hole surgery.
- He is also a world authority on intramedullary spinal cord tumors and intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring.
- He has received numerous awards both institutionally and nationally for his recognized work in the field of pediatric neurosurgery.
- His research interests are brainstem and spinal cord tumors in animal models. He has developed the only animal models for these diseases in attempts of finding a cure for these tumors.
- He is an active participant and member of the American and International Societies of Pediatric Neurosurgeons.