Shenandoah 'Dody' Robinson, MD
A nationally recognized expert in the treatment of epilepsy and spasticity, Dr. Robinson comes to Johns Hopkins from Harvard, where she was associate professor of neurosurgery and neurology. Dr. Robinson was director of functional neurosurgery at Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to that, she was professor of neurosurgery and director of the pediatric epilepsy surgery program at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland and served as president of the Ohio State Neurosurgical Society from 2006 to 2008.
As a prolific researcher and award-winning teacher, she has written dozens of peer-reviewed professional journal articles and more than 15 book chapters, and she has mentored numerous pediatric neurosurgery trainees.
Dr. Robinson treats pediatric patients with epilepsy and spasticity. Her research focuses on clarifying how early insults to the developing brain lead to deficits, such as cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and how to mitigate these deficits with neurorestorative agents.
Dr. Robinson sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center’s Neurosciences Clinic, the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.