Dr. Raymond Haroun
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Raymond Haroun completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he served as an Instructor of Neurological Surgery.
During his training, Dr. Haroun completed both a spine surgery and neuro-oncology fellowship. He has advanced training in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery. He employs the latest techniques to ensure the most favorable outcomes for his patients. Dr. Haroun’s mission is to offer personalized treatments for you, considering all conservative and surgical options, in a caring and compassionate environment.
Dr. Haroun earned his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for his academic achievements. Dr. Haroun is most proud of receiving the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for humanism in medicine, based on his delivery of kind and compassionate medical care. As a medical student, Dr. Haroun was awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute scholarship for his research in gene regulation at The National Cancer Institute. This work has been published in the journal “Science.”
While earning his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in the city of New York, Dr. Haroun was elected to Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and served as its President. He was also elected to Eta Kappa Nu, the electrical engineering honor society.
Dr. Haroun is widely published, having authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts.
Dr. Haroun’s clinical and research interests have included; complex spine surgery, brain and spine tumors, Chiari malformations, radiosurgery, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve entrapment.
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Madison Hawkes, PA-C
Madison Hawkes, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant and member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Madison graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then earned her Master’s Degree in Science from the University of Maryland before going on to complete the Physician Assistant program in 2020.
Madison joins the Maryland Spine Specialists team because of her strong interest in neurosurgery and her desire to help patients solve their complex spine problems. She looks forward to meeting new patients in the office and assisting in the operating room.
Madison lives in Severna Park with her husband and two dogs. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and going to the beach.
Julian Kang, PA-C
Julian Kang, MSc, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant. Julian earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Maryland in Neurobiology and Physiology. After working as a medical assistant, he went on to earn his Master of Science with distinction at Arcadia University in Physician Assistant Studies.
Julian decided to specialize in neurosurgery by joining the Maryland Spine Specialists team. His interest in the field started when he shadowed a neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital during his undergraduate years. Julian is a current member of American Academy of Physician Assistants.
In his free time, Julian enjoys playing golf and basketball, watching movies, and is always looking to expand his horizons.