Division Chief

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    • Chief, Division of Neuro-Oncology
    • Associate Director for Clinical Trials, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Associate Dean of Clinical Research Compliance, Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
    • Scientific Director, Network Capacity Resource, Irving Institute for Clinical & Translational Research

The Division of Neuro-Oncology demonstrates our commitment toward improving the outcome of patients with brain tumors through both our patient care, education, and research endeavors. Our supportive team of neuro-oncologists, nurse practitioners, and experienced health care professionals can offer help to anyone that has received a brain or central nervous system tumor diagnosis.

Patient Care

We integrate all aspects of patient care in a multidisciplinary clinical setting that draws upon the expertise of neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, psychiatrists, neuropathologists, nurse practitioners, social workers, and other health practitioners.

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Brain Tumor Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork­-Presbyterian

We see approximately 400 new brain and spinal tumor patients annually, from the United States and abroad. Together with a multidiscplinary team of related specialists, we strive to provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment options, tailored to each patient's specific history, needs, and concerns.

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Our Division of Neuro-Oncology faculty members remain actively involved in numerous clinical trials for patients with primary and metastatic brain and spinal cord tumors, as well as basic laboratory research and applied research focused on developing and testing new treatments for the most common types of brain tumors.

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Fellows in the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Training Program work closely with an extensive interdisciplinary neuro-oncology team, including colleagues in neurosurgery, radiation oncology, neuropathology, palliative care, pediatric oncology, and medical oncology to establish expertise in all aspects of neuro-oncology.

Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Training Program