Glioma Doctors, Neurosurgeons, and Experts

Neurologist Edward Avila with a patient.

Neurologist Edward Avila provides personalized care for each of his patients.

Your personal treatment team will include neurologists, brain surgeons, and other experts who’ll use their skills to customize a plan of care that fits your unique needs. They bring expertise, creativity, and passion to every patient.

Your team also includes neuropathologists, neuropsychologists, and others. By bringing together experts in these highly specialized areas, we offer each person we care for an individualized approach to care.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Neurosurgeon Kenny Kwok Hei Yu
Kenny Kwok Hei Yu


Pictured: Ingo Mellinghoff
Ingo K. Mellinghoff
Edward Avila, Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist
Edward K. Avila

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Neuro Advanced Care Unit

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Thomas Kaley
Thomas J. Kaley

Associate Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Eli Diamond
Eli L. Diamond

Associate Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering Neuro-Oncologist & Neurologist Igor Gavrilovic
Igor T. Gavrilovic

Attending Physician

Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes

Associate Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering Neurologist and Neuro-oncologist Ivan Kotchetkov
Ivan Kotchetkov


MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin
Andrew Lin

Assistant Attending Neurologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller
Alexandra Miller

Assistant Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Craig Nolan
Craig P. Nolan

Attending Physician

Elena Pentsova, MD
Elena Pentsova

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Lauren Schaff
Lauren Schaff

Associate Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

Jacqueline B. Stone, MD
Jacqueline B. Stone

Director, Neurology Rotating Residency Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Nelson Moss
Nelson Moss

Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Brain Metastasis Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgical Oncology

Radiation Oncology
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Brandon Imber
Brandon Imber

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Luke Pike
Luke R.G. Pike
Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiation Oncologist Yao Yu
Yao Yu

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

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