Antonio M. Omuro, MD

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I am a neuro-oncologist who cares for patients with brain tumors and neurologic complications of cancer. I coordinate a multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists who collaborate to provide the highest quality treatment for patients with gliomas and glioblastomas, primary central nervous system lymphomas (brain and spinal cord), ependymomas, and other types of brain tumors. With the support of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center, I also conduct research in an effort to develop innovative, more effective treatments for these diseases. I am currently leading several clinical trials aiming to improve patients’ survival and quality of life, including studies of new targeted therapies as well as treatments targeting tumor blood vessels (angiogenesis) and cancer stem cells.

Location
Appointments for New Patients
866-886-9807
Phone
212-639-7523
Clinical Expertise

Neuro-oncology; Primary Brain Tumors (Glioblastoma, Glioma, Ependymoma), Central Nervous System Lymphoma (Brain and Spinal Cord); Brain Metastases; Leptomeningeal Metastasis

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine (Brazil)

Residencies

University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; University of Paris VI (Paris, France)

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