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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, 1997
    Hospital For Sick Children-Toronto
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, 1996
    Med College Of Virginia
  • Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), 1991
    Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
  • MD, 1990
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1986
    Johns Hopkins University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2022, 2021, 2020)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023, 2022, 2021)

National Provider ID: 1144303348


John Myseros, M.D., came to Children’s National Hospital from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2004. As Vice Chief and Professor of Neurosurgery, he cares for all children with neurosurgical diseases, with particular interest in the surgical treatment of tumors of the brain and spinal cord, chiari malformations, spina bifida and tethered cords, as well as vascular malformations and craniosynostosis. He has published on all of these conditions, and is an integral part of the dynamic and cutting-edge neurosurgical department at Children’s National. He is passionate about the care of our patients and their families.

In addition to his robust practice in Washington, D.C., with regional, national and international referrals, Dr. Myseros has an office in Fairfax, Virginia, where he cares for patients both in-office consultation and at Inova Children’s Hospital. Dr. Myseros also serves as a Professor in Neurosurgery and Pediatrics.

Research & Publications

Age at initial consultation for craniosynostosis comparison across different patient characteristics

(2013) J Craniofac Surg

American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery

(2012) New onset facial nerve palsy in infants: ATRT until proven otherwise.

Analysis of routine intensive care unit admission following frontoorbital advancement for craniosynostosis

(2013) Plast Reconstr Surg

Blood loss estimation during frontoorbital advancement implications for blood transfusion practice and hospital length stay

(2012) J Craniofac Surg

Gangliogliomas and miscellaneous spinal cord tumors

(2013) Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System

Miscellaneous infratentorial tumors

(2013) Tumors of the Pediatric Central Nervous System

Occult Spinal Dysraphism and the Tethered Spinal Cord

(2012) Spine Surgery (Third Edition)

Pediatric brain tumors

(2013) Washington neuroradiology review and Dr. Kenneth M. Earle memorial neuropathology review

Symptomatic recurrence following the open surgical repair of nonsyndromic craniosynostosis a 16 year experience

(2013) Neurosurgery

4.8 / 5 4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 67 Patient/Family Ratings)

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  • 4.9 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.8 / 5

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