Low-Grade Glioma Experts


The doctors and specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering bring passion, creativity, expertise, and experience to every patient they treat. Your low-grade glioma treatment team includes a range of specialists who use their experience and expertise to customize a plan of care that addresses all of your treatment needs.

Experts in rehabilitation, neuropsychology, seizure management, and other areas play an important role in your care as well. Nurses who specialize in caring only for people with brain tumors also play an important role in your treatment team.

With experts from these many different areas on your treatment team, we help make sure that all possible approaches to your care are considered, and that you receive the combination of treatments that is best for you.

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Edward Avila
Edward K. Avila

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

Xi Chen, MD, PhD
Xi Chen
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist George Lai
George Lai
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center neurologist David Mao
David Mao
MSK neurologist Efstathia Tzatha
Efstathia Tzatha

Department of Neurology Quality Assurance Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Lisa M. DeAngelis
Lisa M. DeAngelis

Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital; Lillian Rojtman Berkman Chair in Honor of Jerome B. Posner

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

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rebecca Brown
Rebecca Brown
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Eli Diamond
Eli L. Diamond
Igor T. Gavrilovic, MD
Igor T. Gavrilovic
Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ingo Mellinghoff
Ingo K. Mellinghoff

Acting Co-Chair and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology; Chief, Brain Tumor Service; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller
Alexandra Miller
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Craig Nolan
Craig P. Nolan
Pictured: Elena Pentsova
Elena Pentsova

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Lauren Schaff
Lauren Schaff
Cameron W. Brennan, MD
Cameron W. Brennan
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Nelson Moss
Nelson Moss
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar

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

Kathryn Beal, MD
Kathryn Beal
Timothy A. Chan, MD, PhD
Timothy A. Chan

PaineWebber Chair in Cancer Genetics; Director, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform; Member, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program; Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Director, Translational Oncology Division

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Yao Yu
Yao Yu