Patient Care

To make an appointment or ask a question of our experts, call us at 312-695-4360.


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

Personalized Tumor Care & Expertise

Patients at the Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University receive care from a multidisciplinary team of specialists who work together to develop an optimal treatment plan personalized for your needs. Learn about our coordinated treatment approach for all types and stages of brain and spinal tumors.

Diagnosis & Treatment  Meet Our Experts

Join a Support Group

Our virtual Brain Tumor Support Group brings together patients, survivors, families and caregivers to learn more about brain tumors, share experiences and receive support.

Attend a Support Meeting

Lurie Cancer Center Support Services

Access the wide range of services offered by the Lurie Cancer Center Supportive Oncology Team, including:

  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Fertility preservation
  • Nutrition services
  • Social workers
Find Cancer Support Services

Explore Clinical Trials

Find new and innovative treatments for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Help us advance leading-edge research and transform tomorrow's care.

Search Open Trials

Cancer Survivor Care

Survivorship programs and services at the Lurie Cancer Center help patients manage the long-term side effects of cancer, providing treatment summaries, future care plans, tips for healthy lifestyles and tools to address physical and emotional concerns.

Get Support for Cancer Survivors

Specialized Clinical Programs

El Programa de Tumores de Cerebro y Columna en Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Medicine ha creado el Programa Hispánico de Tumores de Cerebro y Columna para atender las necesidades de los pacientes hispanos. Esta clínica es la primera en ofrecer acceso a líderes en el campo de la neurocirugía y neuro-oncología, y atención medica con un enfoque multidisciplinario, todo en español. Esta clínica brinda atención medica adaptada a la cultura hispana para servir a la comunidad local e internacional.

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