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Brain and Spinal

Functional

Pediatrics

Radiosurgery

Skull-based

Spine

Vascular

 

Brain & Spinal Tumors

The Brain & Spinal Tumor Program at Tulane University provides patients with comprehensive multidisciplinary care. Our neurosurgeons are trained in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of brain and spinal tumors. We work closely with our oncologist and radiation oncologist to provide patients with care at the highest standard.  In addition, we have active and ongoing clinical research programs that give patients options beyond the standard of care.

Our team of neurosurgeons specializes in the treatment of tumors that include:

  • Gliomas
  • Glioblastoma (grade IV glioma)
  • Anaplastic astrocytoma (Grade III)
  • Low-grade astrocytoma (Grade II)
  • Pilocytic astrocytoma (Grade I)
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Ependymoma
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brainstem glioma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ependymoma
  • Medulloplastoma
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Meningiomas
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Chordomas
  • Chondrosarcomas
  • Glommus tumors
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Metastatic spine tumors
  • Spinal cord tumors

Patients with brain or spinal tumors or their caregivers should feel free to call us to make an appointment with our surgeons at the Neurosurgery Clinic (504-988-5561) or within the Tulane Cancer Center (504-988-0845).

Department of Neurosurgery    Phone:   504-988-5565     Email: rmjenkins@tulane.edu