Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Rimas V Lukas, MD

Rimas V Lukas, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology (Neuro-oncology)

Focus of Work


Dr. Lukas, sub-specializing in neuro-oncology, is interested in the care of patients with primary brain tumors and spinal cord tumors as well as central nervous system (CNS) metastases. Dr. Lukas's research centers on clinical trials in neuro-oncology. Additionally, he has a strong interest in medical education in the U.S. and internationally and conducts research in neuroscience medical education.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush University (2002)
  • Internship: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Internal Medicine (2003)
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Chief Medical Resident (2006)
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago, Neuro-Oncology (2008)