Specialists and Care Centers

Chordoma Specialists and Care Centers

The Northwestern Medicine Chordoma Center provides advanced treatment options for patients from around the world who have chordomas. 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. Our patients are cared for by a team of experts who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of chordoma, including:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Reconstructive/plastic surgeons
  • Oncology social workers
  • Rehabilitation specialists

Working in partnership with Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Illinois. The Lurie Cancer Center is one of only 48 National Cancer Institutes1(NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation. NCI is one of the anchors in the nation’s cancer research efforts to fight cancer.

Your care team at Northwestern Medicine Chordoma Center works closely with specialists at Northwestern Medicine Proton Center2, one of the few proton therapy centers in the Midwest and the only one in Illinois. We will explain all of your treatment options for spine tumors. Together, you and your care team will choose the best course of treatment.

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