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Who We Are

A list of Neuro-Oncology staff and faculty appears below.
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Julie Sharpless, MD clinical profile
Thomas O’Connell, MD

Medical Oncology

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Frances Collichio, MD clinical profile

Neurological Surgery

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Matthew Ewend, MD clinical profile
Eldad Hadar, MD clinical profile
Victor Perry, MD clinical profile
Sivakumar Jaikumar, MD clinical profile
Anand Germanwala, MD clinical profile
Jing Wu, MD, PhD clinical profile


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Thomas Bouldin, MD clinical profile
Ryan Miller, MD, PhD clinical profile
Dimitri Trembath, MD clinical profile

Radiation Oncology

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Lara Novak, MHS, PAC

clinical profile


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Mauricio Castillo, MD clinical profile
Lester Kwock, PhD clinical profile
Keith Smith , MD, PhD clinical profile
Nursing Sharon Cush, RN
Michelle Buschart, RN
Nurse Navigator Sonja Henretty, RN, BSN
Nutritionist Jennifer Spring, RD, LD view webpage

Fertility Preservation

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Jennifer E. Mersereau, MD clinical profile

Pastoral Care

Patricia Cadle, MRE, BCC
Program Coordinators Ava Pettiford 919-966-9696
Lauria Themes 919-966-9696
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Program Assistant Phone: 919-966-9696, 919-843-8869

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