Brain Tumors

Appointments: 866-773-2703
UC San Diego Health has an internationally recognized team of experts in neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuropathology and neuroimaging for the comprehensive research and treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors.

We provide a compassionate team approach to patients with primary brain tumors or neurologic complications of cancer.

We are equipped with the latest neuroimaging technology, systems and software available in the world. Our specialists are guided by distinct three-dimensional scans of the brain. Advanced technology means faster accurate diagnoses and precision treatment of brain tumors and their complications. 

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors. Read more.

Personalized Patient Care

We offer:
  • Neurological evaluations, MRI, Restriction Spectrum Imaging, MRI-guided biopsy for definitive diagnoses
  • Consultations with neuro-oncologists to develop treatment plan
  • Rapid referral to other specialists
  • Brain Tumor Board that reviews cases and develops coordinated management plan
  • Genetic testing to analyze tumors and tailor cancer treatments

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Conditions We Treat

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