Neurosurgical Oncology Program - New York neurosurgery comprehensive care service
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New York Medical College Department of Neurosurgery Provides Patient Care and Neurosurgery Medical Residency

Department of Neurosurgery Patient Care Services - Neurosurgical Oncology Program



Patient Care Services:
Neurosurgical Oncology Program

The Neurosurgical Oncology Program provides a comprehensive approach to malignant and benign tumors of the nervous system. The Department works in close collaboration with the Departments of Oncology, Radiation Medicine, Neuro-radiology, and Neurology in this effort. Pre-operative 3-D modeling is combined with an intra-operative real time image guidance system to optimize outcome in these procedures.

Patients are discussed by a Tumor Board that meets weekly and are offered comprehensive multispecialty care. Regular meetings are held to develop protocols and treatment paradigms to ensure continuity of care and to explore basic science research related to neurosurgical oncology.

Department members participate in national protocols to enroll patients and also conduct basic neurosurgical oncology research.

Adult

Pediatric

  • Avinash L. Mohan M.D.
  • Michael E. Tobias M.D.
  • Raj Murali M.D.

Radiation Oncology

  • Chitti Moorthy M.D.

Oncology

  • Tauseef Ahmed M.D. (adults)
  • Paul Jeubinsky M.D. (pediatric)

CASE STUDY
Neuro Oncology Case Study42 year old male who presented with headaches and blurry vision for 1 day. The patient had also noted to have increasing blurry vision. On further examination, the patient was found to have a left 6th nerve palsy. The patient had a transsphenoidal resection of the pituitary tumor. He was discharged several days later. Attached is his surgical video.

WARNING: The following case study video shows a surgical procedure being performed and may be graphic. We advise you only view this if you are interested and are okay seeing surgery being performed.
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