Neuro-Oncology

Premier Health offers your patients with brain tumors and spine tumors a full range of advanced services, from screenings and diagnosis, through treatment and into survivorship. Here is our commitment to your patients with brain and spine tumors.

When you come to Premier Health for neuro-oncology care, you get access to advanced, comprehensive treatment for brain and spinal tumors. Our nationally recognized program provides evaluation, diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatments for malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) brain and spine conditions. These include:

We use a personalized, team approach that means you experience up-to-date, evidence-based neuro-oncology care. The spirit of collaboration is at the heart of Premier Health’s care philosophy. Our team includes the expertise of the Neuroscience Institute at Wright State University.

Our program is staffed by experienced, board-certified, and fellowship-trained doctors who provide high quality care to every patient, which includes sophisticated tests to study your tumor and create a personalized treatment plan to remove and prevent tumor cells from growing. Ania Pollack, MD, is medical director of our neuro-oncology program. She is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in skull base neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.

Your care team includes:

  • Neuro-oncology surgeon
  • Neurologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Neuropsychologist

Additional collaborative care is provided by:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
  • Nurse navigators
  • Social workers
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Palliative care specialists
  • Nutritionists
  • Clinical trials specialists

In addition, our support team of physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses is an integral part of team-based care. They work in concert with our physicians to improve efficiencies and patient access and to ensure timely, relevant, quality care.

We coordinate your care across all Premier Health facilities, throughout diagnosis and treatment. Our inpatient and outpatient services, procedures, and programs focus on the continuity of care and improved patient outcomes — for your body, mind and spirit.

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