Neurosugeons are highly specialized surgeons who focus on the complex operations required for spine and central nervous system tumors and cancers. Our neurosurgeons work closely with the other team members to coordinate and optimize your treatment.
Neuro-oncologists are physicians who specialize in medical treatment approaches, such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy for cancers involving the. This physician evaluates which drugs or combination of drugs are best to treat your tumor, how to deliver them safely, and manages any side effects.
A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in radiotherapy approaches to fight cancer. For spinal tumors, radiation therapy may be used before or after surgery and as a palliative treatment to relieve pain.
The neuropathologist is the physician who analyzes your tumor and performs laboratory tests to determine the type of tumor you have and whether it is cancerous. The neuropathologist specializes in diagnosing spine, brain and other neurological tumors and conditions and provides critical information your care team needs to determine the very best treatment options for you.
The neuroradiologist is a physician who specializes in neurologic imaging procedures to provide fast, accurate imaging for diagnosis, treatment planning and symptom management. Our neuroradiologists also provide interventional procedures to relieve pain and stabilize the spine.
Advanced Practice Providers
An advanced practice providers (APP) is a medical professional such as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner. APPs work in all areas of the hospital and play an important role in the development and implementation of your treatment plan. They perform examinations, order tests, interpret data and prescribe medication.