Brain Tumor/Neuro-Oncology Program

Comprehensive Brain Tumor Care

Making a world-class medical recommendation for a patient with a complex brain tumor requires the expertise of healthcare professionals from many medical specialties. At The NeuroMedical Center, our team of neurological experts are leading the way in the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with brain tumors.  By putting our multi-disciplinary teams and the area’s most advanced brain tumor technologies to work, The NeuroMedical Center offers the best possible treatment and outcomes.

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Treatment for All Brain Tumor Types

The NeuroMedical Center is proud to have the leading and most technologically advanced Brain Tumor programs in Louisiana and the entire Gulf Coast region.  Our Brain Tumor/Neuro-Oncology program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adult patients for all types of brain tumors including:

  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Gliblastomas (GBM)
  • Astrocytomas
  • Ependymomas
  • Meningiomas
  • Acoustic Neuromas

Louisiana's Top Multi-Disciplinary Brain Tumor Clinic

The NeuroMedical Center’s brain tumor specialists proudly partner with Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center to provide one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment programs for brain tumors. Patients from around the region choose us for their care because of our team approach, offering those diagnosed with brain tumors far more than a second opinion. Our Brain Tumor program offers multidisciplinary evaluation by brain tumor specialists in:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Neuropathology
  • Rehabilitation medicine
  • Neuropsychology

These brain tumor specialists meet regularly to discuss complex cases in depth, and to formulate the very best individualized treatment plan for our patients. 

Advanced Brain Tumor Treatments and Technologies

The NeuroMedical Center in partnership with Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center proudly offers the full range of services to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate brain tumors. 

  • Gamma Knife Icon- Patients in our Brain Tumor program have access to the safest, easiest, and most painless stereotactic radiosurgery options for primary brain tumors, brain metastases, and other central nervous system conditions.
  • Optune® for Glioblastoma (GBM)- The NeuroMedical Center was the first in Louisiana to prescribe this non-invasive, wearable device that effectively delivers continuous therapy for patients with GBM tumors.
  • Brain Surgery- The NeuroMedical Center’s team of neurosurgeons have special expertise in the identification and removal of brain tumors through the most minimally-invasive methods.  
  • Brain Tumor Imaging- The NeuroMedical Center offers the full range of advanced imaging tests including state-of-the-art CT and MRI to help your physicians evaluate and monitor your brain tumor. 

Brain Tumor Conference

At The NeuroMedical Center, we recognize that the care of patients with brain tumors can be complex. To determine the best approach for each patient, our brain tumor specialists hold a weekly Brain Tumor Conference to discuss the medical management of complicated cases.  This specially-designed meeting allows physicians from The NeuroMedical Center and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center to review our patients’ treatment histories, imaging studies, pathology reports, and more in order to design a comprehensive set of treatment recommendations that are discussed in detail with our patients and families.  This rigorous team approach is what truly sets us apart; The NeuroMedical Center is one of a few neuroscience centers capable of offering this level of brain tumor expertise and collaboration. 

Expert Brain Tumor Treatment in Louisiana

At The NeuroMedical Center, we understand that the thought of undergoing treatment or surgery can be daunting for patients with brain tumors.  However, knowing your treatment will be executed by an exceptional team with highly specialized training can be reassuring to patients and their families.  From initial evaluation, to diagnosis and treatment, to post-treatment follow-up, trust The NeuroMedical Center to provide you with the best brain tumor care available in Louisiana.