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 »

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.

Low-Grade Glioma


Edward K. Avila, DO
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology


Lisa M. DeAngelis
Chair, Department of Neurology; Lillian Rojtman Berkman Chair in Honor of Jerome B. Posner
Thomas J. Kaley, MD -- Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Pictured: Ingo Mellinghoff
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology


Philip H. Gutin
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Fred Lebow Chair in Neuro-Oncology
Viviane Tabar, MD
Vice Chair, Research and Education; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgery

Radiation Oncology

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

Social Work