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.

An appointment to see a neurologist or neurosurgeon at the Brain Tumor Center is usually available within days. Learn More about the Brain Tumor Center »

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.

Edward K. Avila, DO

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

MSK neurologist Efstathia Tzatha

Efstathia Tzatha

Department of Neurology Quality Assurance Chair

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Acting 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 Ankush Bhatia

Ankush Bhatia

Pictured: 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

Craig P. Nolan, MD

Craig P. Nolan

Pictured: Elena Pentsova

Elena Pentsova

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering 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