Specialists and Care Centers

Spinal Tumor Specialists and Care Centers

From diagnosis and treatment to support for patients and families, Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive services for every type of spine tumor. Those services include one of the largest offering of spine tumor clinical trials, which give patients access to therapies that are not yet widely available.

Our patients also have access to expert pathologists to ensure an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan, and internationally renowned neuro-oncologists and brain and spine surgeons through the Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Our spine tumor team includes specialists across many medical disciplines including:

  • Brain and spine surgeons
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Neuro-radiologists
  • Plastic surgery
  • Physical therapists
  • Nutritionists
  • Pathologists

Northwestern Medicine is recognized by patients and their families for our extraordinary dedication to helping patients maintain the best possible quality of life during and after treatment.

Spine Tumor Care in Spanish

Explore spine tumor treatment options in Spanish. Our goal is to ensure that you understand your diagnosis and the treatment options available to you. Acceder al conenido en Español.

Chordoma Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Our physicians are internationally recognized for their expertise in treating chordomas and understand the importance of seamless, coordinated care for patients facing this complex disease. Click here to learn more.