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Elena Pentsova, MD

Neuro-Oncologist & Neurologist


Assistant Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Neurology Multidisciplinary Care Clinic

Clinical Expertise

Neuro-oncology; Brain Tumors; Primary centeral Nervous System Lympohoma; Brain and Leptomeningeal Metastasis; Paraneoplastic Syndromes

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About Me


MD, Kharkov Medical University


Internal Medicine/Neurology - Hospital of Emergency Care


Neuro-Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Neurology; Neuro-oncology

I am a neuro-oncologist specializing in care for patients with primary brain tumors — including gliomas, glioblastomas, meningiomas, ependymomas, and primary central nervous system lymphomas — as well as the neurologic complications of cancer. I am one of the leaders of the inpatient multidisciplinary team of professionals providing the highest quality treatment for patients and the best possible care for their families.

I am involved in ongoing clinical trials for patients with primary brain tumors.

I am fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.


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