Stories with tag: "Brain & Spinal Tumors"


Helping Young People With Brain Cancer

When Dan and Meg Kresach lost their 22-year-old daughter Olivia to an aggressive form of brain cancer, they both wanted to help others facing similar daunting situations, including other young adults being treated at Rush.

Brain UP
Brain Health & Conditions

Stephan Munich, MD | Rush University Medical Center

Stephan Munich, MD is a neurosurgeon at Rush University System for Health

Patient Stories

Susan's Story: Recovering From a Brain Tumor

After Susan experienced headaches and cognitive issues, an MRI revealed a softball-sized brain tumor. Hear about her remarkable recovery, aided by her care team at Rush.
Ear, Nose & Throat

Tony's Story: Acoustic Neuroma

Tony Lew was told he had two options for treating the acoustic neuroma behind his ear: radiation or surgery.
Ear, Nose & Throat

Colette's Story: Treating Acoustic Neuroma

Colette had a small acoustic neuroma that was causing severe vertigo, so she turned to specialists at Rush for help.
Spine & Back

Harel Deutsch, MD

Harel Deutsch, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Bones and Joints

Matthew Colman, MD

Matthew Colman, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.

Metastatic Brain Cancer Referral Service

Physicians from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago collaborate to develop timely, personalized treatment plans for patients with brain metastases. To speak to a metastatic brain cancer specialist at Rush, call (312) RUSH-MET (787-4638).
Spine & Back

John O'Toole, MD, MS

John O'Toole, MD, MS, is a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Brain Health & Conditions

Richard Byrne, MD

Richard W. Byrne, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in surgical treatment for epilepsy, skull base and brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, trigeminal neuralgia and radiosurgery. He is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and medical director of University Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.