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.

Meet the Spine Tumors Teams

The Northwestern Medicine Neurosciences programs provide treatment for a full range of neurological issues, including spine tumors.

Brain and Spine Tumor Center

The Brain and Spine Tumor Center at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital provides state-of-the-art tumor treatment, resources and support for patients and families to meet the challenges of living with a brain tumor. Our Brain and Spine Tumor Center offers easy access to brain tumor treatment and clinical trials close to home and is the only brain tumor program in the western Chicago suburbs with a fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist and a radiation oncologist dedicated to the central nervous system (CNS).

Brain and Spine Tumor Center leadership:

The Brain and Spine Tumor Center comprehensive program includes:

Download our Brain and Spine Tumor Center brochure for more information.