Brain and Spine Tumor Care - in Spanish
Being sick isn't easy, especially when your care team speaks a different language than you.
When it comes to communicating values, family dynamics, preferences, and emotions, a lot can be lost in translation. To address the needs of our Spanish-speaking patients at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, we have created the Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Brain and Spine Tumor Program.
The Northwestern Medicine Hispanic Brain and Spine Tumor Program is led by Adam Sonabend, MD, a native Spanish-speaking neurosurgeon with expertise in brain tumors; Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD, a neurosurgeon with expertise in spine tumors; and Roger Stupp, MD, a world-renowned neuro-oncologist.
Our experts will work with you and your family to develop the best treatment plan possible for you. Our goal is to ensure that you understand your diagnosis and the treatment options available to you. We aim to understand your wishes, concerns and personal needs, and to make your treatment and recovery as easy as possible.
Why Choose Northwestern Medicine
The Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a recognized leader in the fight against brain and spinal cord tumors, including rare cancers. We offer the largest brain and spine tumor team in the state, including a world-renowned neuro-oncologist, and perform hundreds of surgeries per year. We also offers more trial therapies than any other hospital in Illinois.