Services

Brain Tumor Center

 

Our neurosurgery team uses the latest operative technology, such as high-resolution image guidance for brain navigation and continuous electrophysiologic monitoring of important brain structures. In addition, CT scanning and ultrasound imaging during surgery adds to the world-class brain tumor care and superior outcomes provided by the Department of Neurological Surgery.

Our specialists are trained in both minimally-invasive and open or endoscopic approaches, and have extensive experience in difficult cases such as ìawakeî brain tumor surgery and surgery in eloquent portions of the brain. Every patientís tumor is different, and should be treated uniquely and individually. Our goal is to combine the latest technology with highly-trained and skilled surgeons to provide outstanding care.

Our Team

Team Leader: Patrick A. LaSala, MD

Neurosurgery: Patrick A. LaSala, MD, Vijay Agarwal, MD, Emad N. Eskandar, MD

Patrick A. LaSala, MD

Neurological Surgery
Medical Education: Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Vijay Agarwal, MD

Neurological Surgery
Title: Assistant Professor
Medical Education: Chicago Medical School
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Emad N. Eskandar, MD

Neurological Surgery
Title: Jeffrey P. Bergstein Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery
Medical Education:University of Southern California

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Neuro-oncology: Katharine A. McNeil, MD

Katharine A. McNeil, MD

Medical Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education:University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Medical Oncology: Rasim A. Gucalp, MD

Rasim A. Gucalp, MD

Cancer - Brain, Cancer - Lung, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Education:Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi

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Radiation Oncology: Shalom Kalnicki, MD, Madhur K. Garg, MD

Shalom Kalnicki, MD

Bladder, Cancer - Breast, Cancer - Neuroendocrine Tumor, Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Kidney, Radiation Oncology (Cancer), Testicular)
Title: Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Education:University of Sao Paulo

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Madhur K. Garg, MD

Bladder, Cancer - Brain, Cancer - Head and Neck, Cancer - Urological (Prostate, Kidney, Radiation Oncology (Cancer), Testicular)
Title: Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology
Co-Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Medical Education: King George Medical College

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Neuroradiology: Richard L. Zampolin, MD, Jaqueline A. Bello, MD

Richard L. Zampolin, MD

Neuroradiology, Radiology
Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Jaqueline A. Bello, MD

Neuroradiology, Radiology
Title: Director, Division of Neuroradiology Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical Education: Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Neuropathology: Karen M. Weidenheim, MD, Sunhee Lee

Karen M. Weidenheim, MD

Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology
Medical Education: Emory University School of Medicine

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Sunhee Lee

 
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Neurophysiology: Alan Legatt

Alan D. Legatt, MD, PhD

Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology
Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Conditions Treated

Our team treats conditions that include:

  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain tumor
  • Dermoid
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidermoid
  • Ganglioglioma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic brain tumor
  • Neuroganglioglioma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Vestibular schwannoma

Treatments Provided

Our team provides treatments that include:

  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Laser ablation
  • Motor mapping
  • Neuro-navigation
  • Radiosurgery
  • Speech mapping
  • Stereotactic surgery