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Meet the Team

Specialties

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas Brain and Skull Base Tumors Breast Cancer
Endocrine and Thyroid Cancers Gastrointestinal Cancers Genitourinary Cancers
Gynecologic Cancers Head and Neck Cancers Hematologic Cancers
Liver Cancer Lung and Thoracic Cancers Melanoma and Cutaneous Cancers
Pediatric Cancers Spine Tumors  

Clinicians at Rush take a team approach to personalized care to adults and children with a wide range of cancers. Below you’ll find the teams of specialists dedicated to providing you with comprehensive cancer care.

 

Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Adult medical oncologist Adult surgical oncologist Diagnostic radiologists
Interventional radiologist Orthopedic oncology surgeons Pathologists
Pediatric medical oncologists Pediatric palliative care Pediatric physiatrist
Pediatric psychologist Pediatric social worker Plastic and reconstructive surgeon
Radiation oncologists Pediatric surgical oncologist  

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Adult medical oncologist:

Marta Batus, MD

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Adult surgical oncologist:

Jonathan Myers, MD

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Diagnostic radiologists:

James Cameron, MD John Meyer, DO Anthony Zelazny, MD

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Interventional radiologist:

Bulent Arslan, MD

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Orthopedic oncology surgeons:

Matthew Colman, MD Steven Gitelis, MD

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Pathologists:

Leonidas Arvanitis, MD Brett Mahon, MD Ira Miller, MD Vijaya Reddy, MD

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Pediatric medical oncologists:

Paul Kent, MD Nupur Mittal, MD
Nupur Mittal, MD

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Pediatric palliative care:

Rani Ganesan, MD

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Pediatric physiatrist:

Laura Deon, MD

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Pediatric psychologist:

Katherine McLean, PhD
Katherine McLean, PhD

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Pediatric social worker:

Erika Owens, MSW
Erika Owens, MSW

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Plastic and reconstructive surgeon:

Gordon Derman, MD

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Radiation oncologists:

Ross Abrams, MD Dian Wang, MD, PhD

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Pediatric surgical oncologist:

Srikumar Pillai, MD

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Brain and Skull Base Tumors

Medical oncologist Neuro-oncologist Neuroradiologists
Neurosurgeons Neurotologist Ophthalmologists
Otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeons Pathologists Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
Radiation oncologist Speech pathologists  

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Medical oncologists:

Mary Jo Fidler, MD John Showel, MD

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Neuro-oncologist:

Clement Pillainayagam, MD

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Neuroradiologists:

Sharon Byrd, MD Miral Jhaveri, MD Mehmet Kocak, MD

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Neurosurgeons:

Richard Byrne, MD Lorenzo Muñoz, MD

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Neurotologist:

R. Mark Wiet, MD

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Ophthalmologists:

Adam Cohen, MD Thomas Mizen, MD

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Otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeons:

Pete Batra, MD Bobby Tajudeen, MD

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Pathologists:

Leonidas Arvanitis, MD Paolo Gattuso, MD Ritu Ghai, MD Sukriti Nag, MD

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Pediatric hematologist/oncologist:

Paul Kent, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Aidnag Diaz, MD, MPH

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Speech pathologists:

Mike Hefferly, PhD
Mike Hefferly, PhD
Michele Simer, MS
Michele Simer, MS

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Breast Cancer

Diagnostic radiologists Medical oncologists Pathologists
Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Radiation oncologist Surgical oncologists

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Diagnostic radiologists:

Anne Cardwell, MD Carol Corbridge, MD Janice Dieschbourg, MD Mireya Dondalski, MD Paula Grabler, MD
Paula Grabler, MD
Peter Jokich, MD Gene Solmos, MD Lisa Stempel, MD

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Medical oncologists:

Melody Cobleigh, MD Ruta Rao, MD Lydia Usha, MD

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Pathologists:

Paolo Gattuso, MD Ritu Ghai, MD

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Plastic and reconstructive surgeons:

Anuja Antony, MD, MPH John Cook, MD Gordon Derman, MD Keith Hood, MD
Keith Hood, MD
George Kouris, MD Christina Tragos, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Katherine Griem, MD

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Surgical oncologists:

Darius Francescatti, MD Katherine Kopkash, MD Andrea Madrigrano, MD Thomas Witt, MD Norman Wool, MD

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Endocrine and Thyroid Cancers

Diagnostic radiologist Endocrine surgeons Endocrinologists
Head and neck surgeons Medical oncologist Pathologists
Radiation oncologist    

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Diagnostic radiologist:

Amjad Ali, MD

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Endocrine surgeons:

Katy Heiden, MD Xavier Keutgen, MD

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Endocrinologists:

Anila Bindal, MD
Anila Bindal, MD
Raquel Carneiro, MD Leon Fogelfeld, MD Tiffany Hor, MD Brian Kim, MD Elizabeth McAninch, MD Disha Narang, MD Mahtab Sohrevardi, MD

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Head and neck surgeons:

Samer Al-Khudari, MD Thomas Nielsen, MD Kerstin Stenson, MD

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Medical oncologist:

Mary Jo Fidler, MD

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Pathologists:

Paolo Gattuso, MD Ritu Ghai, MD Ji-Weon Park, MD
Ji-Weon Park, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Aidnag Diaz, MD, MPH

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Gastrointestinal Cancers

Colorectal surgeons Gastroenterologists General surgeons
Interventional radiologists Liver radiotherapist Medical oncologists
Pathologist Radiation oncologists Thoracic surgeons
Transplant hepatologists Transplant surgeons  

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Colorectal surgeons:

Joanne Favuzza, DO Bruce Orkin, MD Marc Singer, MD

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Gastroenterologists:

Faraz Bishehsari, MD Salina Lee, MD John Losurdo, MD Joshua Melson, MD, MPH Sohrab Mobarhan, MD Peter Sargon, MD

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General surgeons:

Daniel Deziel, MD Minh Luu, MD Keith Millikan, MD Jonathan Myers, MD Benjamin Veenstra, MD

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Interventional radiologists:

Bulent Arslan, MD Allen Chen, MD
Allen Chen, MD
Jordan Tasse, MD Ulku Cenk Turba, MD

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Liver radiotherapist:

Ross Abrams, MD

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Medical oncologists:

William Leslie, MD Lawrence Schilder, DO

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Pathologist:

Shriram Jakate, MD

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Radiation oncologists:

Ross Abrams, MD Dian Wang, MD, PhD

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Thoracic surgeons:

Andrew Arndt, MD Gary Chmielewski, MD Michael Liptay, MD Christopher Seder, MD

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Transplant hepatologists:

Costica Aloman, MD Sheila Eswaran, MD Sujit Janardhan, MD, PhD Nancy Reau, MD Nikunj Shah, MD

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Transplant surgeons:

Edie Chan, MD Martin Hertl, MD, PhD Erik Schadde, MD
Erik Schadde, MD

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Genitourinary Cancers

Medical oncologists Radiation oncologist Urologists

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Medical oncologists:

Timothy Kuzel, MD Nick Pfanzelter, MD John Showel, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Dian Wang, MD, PhD

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Urologists:

Christopher Coogan, MD Leslie Deane, MBBS Shahid Ekbal, MD Lev Elterman, MD Jerome Hoeksema, MD Narendra Khare, MD Kalyan Latchamsetty, MD Laurence Levine, MD Charles McKiel Jr., MD Dennis Pessis, MD Srinivas Vourganti, MD

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Gynecologic Cancers

Gynecologic oncologists Medical oncologist Pathologists
Plastic and reconstructive surgery specialists    

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Gynecologic oncologists:

Amina Ahmed, MD Summer Dewdney, MD Edgardo Yordan, MD
Edgardo Yordan, MD

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Medical oncologist:

Lydia Usha, MD

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Pathologists:

Pincas Bitterman, MD Ritu Ghai, MD

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Plastic and reconstructive surgery specialists:

Anuja Antony, MD, MPH Gordon Derman, MD George Kouris, MD

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Head and Neck Cancers

Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Medical oncologists Neuroradiologists
Otolaryngologists/head and neck surgeons Pathologists Radiation oncologists

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Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon:

Peter Revenaugh, MD

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Medical oncologists:

Mary Jo Fidler, MD John Showel, MD

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Neuroradiologists:

Sumeet Dua, MD Miral Jhaveri, MD

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Otolaryngologists/head and neck surgeons:

Samer Al-Khudari, MD Joseph Allegretti, MD Pete Batra, MD Thomas Nielsen, MD Kerstin Stenson, MD Bobby Tajudeen, MD

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Pathologists:

Paolo Gattuso, MD Ritu Ghai, MD

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Radiation oncologists:

Aidnag Diaz, MD, MPH

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Hematologic Cancers

Dermatologist Geneticist Hematologists/oncologists
Palliative medicine specialists Pathologists Radiation oncologist
Radiologist Stem cell transplantation specialists  

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Dermatologist:

Warren Piette, MD

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Geneticist:

Wei-Tong Hsu, MD
Wei-Tong Hsu, MD

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Hematologists/oncologists:

Lisa Boggio, MD Irene Dehghan-Paz, MD Sefer Gezer, MD Debra Katz, MD Melissa Larson, MD Agne Paner, MD Lawrence Schilder, DO Jamile Shammo, MD Mindy Simpson, MD Parameswaran Venugopal, MD

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Palliative medicine specialists:

Elaine Chen, MD Susan Nathan, MD
Susan Nathan, MD
Sean O’Mahony, MB, BCh, BAO Mei-Ean Yeow, MB, BCh

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Pathologists:

Brett Mahon, MD Ira Miller, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Ross Abrams, MD

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Radiologist:

Amjad Ali, MD

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Stem cell transplantation specialists:

John Maciejewski, MD, PhD Sunita Nathan, MD

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Liver Cancer

Diagnostic radiologist Hepatologists Interventional radiologists
Medical oncologists Transplant surgeons  

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Diagnostic radiologist:

Ryan Braun, MD

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Hepatologists:

Sheila Eswaran, MD Nancy Reau, MD Nikunj Shah, MD

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Interventional radiologists:

Osman Ahmed, MD Bulent Arslan, MD Jordan Tasse, MD Ulku Cenk Turba, MD

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Medical oncologists:

William Leslie, MD Lawrence Schilder, DO

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Transplant surgeons:

Edie Chan, MD Martin Hertl, MD, PhD Erik Schadde, MD
Erik Schadde, MD

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Lung and Thoracic Cancers

Diagnostic radiologist Interventional radiologists Medical oncologists
Palliative medicine specialist Pathologists Pulmonary medicine specialists
Radiation oncologist Thoracic surgeons  

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Diagnostic radiologist:

Palmi Shah, MD

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Interventional radiologists:

Osman Ahmed, MD Bulent Arslan, MD Jayesh Soni, MD Jordan Tasse, MD Ulku Cenk Turba, MD

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Medical oncologists:

Marta Batus, MD Philip Bonomi, MD Mary Jo Fidler, MD

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Palliative medicine specialist:

Elaine Chen, MD

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Pathologists:

Paolo Gattuso, MD Ritu Ghai, MD Mark Pool, MD

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Pulmonary medicine specialists:

Robert Balk, MD Elaine Chen, MD Carl Kaplan, MD
Carl Kaplan, MD
Prema Nanavaty, MD Michael Silver, MD Betty Tran, MD, MS Mark Yoder, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Gaurav Marwaha, MD

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Thoracic surgeons:

Andrew Arndt, MD Gary Chmielewski, MD Michael Liptay, MD Christopher Seder, MD

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Melanoma and Cutaneous Cancers

Dermatologists Dermatopathologist Diagnostic radiologist
Immunologists Medical oncologists Neurosurgeon
Ophthalmologist Pathologist Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
Radiation oncologist Surgical oncologists  

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Dermatologists:

Motunrayo Adisa, MD
Motunrayo Adisa, MD
James Ertle, MD Claudia Hernandez, MD
Claudia Hernandez, MD
Mark Hoffman, MD Mary Massa, MD Sheetal Mehta, MD Warren Piette, MD Arthur Rhodes, MD, MPH Michael Tharp, MD

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Dermatopathologist:

Motunrayo Adisa, MD
Motunrayo Adisa, MD

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Diagnostic radiologist:

Joy Sclamberg, MD

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Immunologists:

Amanda Marzo, PhD
Amanda Marzo, PhD
Carl Ruby, PhD
Carl Ruby, PhD
Andrew Zloza, MD, PhD
Andrew Zloza, MD, PhD

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Medical oncologists:

Timothy Kuzel, MD Nick Pfanzelter, MD

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Neurosurgeon:

Lorenzo Muñoz, MD

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Ophthalmologist:

Adam Cohen, MD

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Pathologist:

Vijaya Reddy, MD

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Plastic and reconstructive surgeons:

Gordon Derman, MD George Kouris, MD Peter Revenaugh, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Ross Abrams, MD

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Surgical oncologists:

Keith Monson, MD

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Pediatric Cancers

Orthopedic oncologist Pediatric endocrinologists Pediatric hematologist/oncologists
Pediatric neuroradiologists Pediatric neurosurgeon Plastic and reconstructive surgeo
Radiation oncologists    

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Orthopedic oncologist:

Steven Gitelis, MD

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Pediatric endocrinologists:

Stelios Mantis, MD Carla Minutti, MD

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Pediatric hematologist/oncologists:

Lisa Boggio, MD Paul Kent, MD Nupur Mittal, MD
Nupur Mittal, MD
Mindy Simpson, MD

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Pediatric neuroradiologists:

Sharon Byrd, MD Mehmet Kocak, MD

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Pediatric neurosurgeon:

Lorenzo Muñoz, MD

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Plastic and reconstructive surgeon:

Gordon Derman, MD

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Radiation oncologists:

Ross Abrams, MD Aidnag Diaz, MD, MPH

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Spine Tumors

Neurosurgeons Neuro-oncologist Orthopedic surgeons
Radiation oncologist    

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Neurosurgeons:

Richard Fessler, MD Ricardo Fontes, MD, PhD John O’Toole, MD, MS

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Neuro-oncologist:

Clement Pillainayagam, MD

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Orthopedic surgeons:

Matthew Colman, MD Kern Singh, MD

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Radiation oncologist:

Aidnag Diaz, MD, MPH

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