Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute

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Make an appointment.

To make an appointment with a brain tumor specialist, call our 24/7 access line:

833-88-BRAIN (833-882-7246) 

If you’re a current patient with questions for the brain tumor team, please call 312-695-8143 to reach the Department of Neurological Surgery or 866-LURIE-CC (866-587-4322) to reach the Lurie Cancer Center.

Before your first appointment, you may be asked to send or to bring with you:

  • Copies of your written medical records so our physicians have your complete medical history
  • Pathology slides and reports
  • Copies of any MRIs or CT scans (request these from the imaging department where they were taken)
  • List of current medications.

Spanish-speaking patients can contact the Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Brain and Spine Tumor Program, led by Adam Sonabend, MD. Spanish is Sonabend’s native language.

Meet our experts.

Get to know the multidisciplinary team of care providers who will be working together to manage all aspects of your care at the Malnati Brain Tumor Institute. Find their contact information, browse their profiles and more.

Meet our experts

Explore our clinical trials.

Our scientists are constantly working on new ways to extend the length and quality of life for brain tumor patients with the ultimate goal to cure brain tumors. Visit our Clinical Trials page for more information.

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Benefit from our support services.

The Malnati Brain Tumor Institute will help you find the support services tailored to your needs and can help connect you with people who understand.

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