Brain Tumor Program

Georgia's Only Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program

Learning you have a brain or spine tumor is a scary and life-changing discovery. Our team is ready to work with you to develop a personalized care plan specific to your type of brain tumor. We'll be with you every step of the way.

Emory's Brain Tumor Program is a comprehensive group of multidisciplinary experts dedicated to brain and spine tumor diagnosis and treatment and specializes in:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuroradiology

Our experts can perform brain and spine tumor procedures with resources and tools offered nowhere else in the state with help from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Emory Proton Therapy Center, and Emory Brain Health Center. The program is also the only program in the state with full membership in the two national research groups with the largest adult brain research efforts.

Why Choose the Brain Tumor Program?

The program has more than 30 physician team members, making us the most extensive brain tumor center in the state.

  • Over 600 surgeries performed each year
  • First cancer program in Georgia offering radiosurgery for brain and spinal tumors
  • Access to multiple treatment options
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Survivorship resources and support groups

Being a part of Emory Healthcare, patients have simplified access to all aspects of the organization, assuring uninterrupted care, for example:

Emory Brain Health Center – The center integrates neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, rehabilitation medicine and sleep medicine to offer world-class, patient-centered care, treatment and discovery for brain and spinal cord conditions.

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University - The institute is recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center for Georgia — the highest designation given by the NCI to cancer centers in the nation. Winship Cancer Institute offers expertise in cancer research, prevention, detection and treatment with the most advanced therapies. Winship Cancer Institute is where you get treatments years before others can.
Emory Proton Therapy Center – The center combines the world's most advanced radiation technologies and treatments for patients with specific cancers and the expertise of renowned specialists from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

One Patient's Story

Daniel suffered from painful, debilitating headaches caused by a tumor on his brain. Through awake brain surgery, the brain tumor team was able to give Daniel back his life. Watch his story.

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, please call 404-778-7777. To meet our Brain Tumor Program team, use the link below.
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To request an appointment, please call 404-778-7777.