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Margaret Johnson

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
047 Baker House, Trent Drive, Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710
047 Baker House, Trent Drive, Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710


I am a neuro-oncologist, neurologist, and palliative care physician at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center. I also provide neuro-oncology expertise for the National Tele-Oncology Program and National Precision Oncology Program at the Veteran's Health Administration. My clinical and research interests encompass supportive care and palliative care with a special interest in older adults with brain tumors. The incidence of malignant brain tumors like glioblastoma and non-malignant tumors like meningioma affect aging populations and it is crucial to be able to provide better care for these patients.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery · 2021 - Present Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor in Neurology · 2021 - Present Neurology, General & Community Neurology, Neurology
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2018 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Tulane University, School of Medicine · 2011 M.D.
The George Washington University · 2006 M.P.H.
Northwestern University · 2001 B.A.