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William T. (William) Curry, Jr., MD

Dr. Curry is an attending in the Department of Neurosurgery and in the Pappas Center for Neuro-oncology. He provides surgical care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the brain, skull-base, and spine.

  • Phone: 617-726-3779
Departments
Department of Neurosurgery

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Neuro-Oncology (Brain)
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Chordoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Neurofibromatosis Surgery
Clinical Interests
Benign and malignant brain tumors
Cranial base surgery / Endoscopic skull base surgery
Immunotherapy for brain tumors
Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors
Neurofibromatosis
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Weill Cornell College of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. William Curry is a graduate of Harvard College, attended Cornell University Medical College in New York City and trained in Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been on the neurosurgical faculty at Mass General Hospital since 2004. He is a national leader in the neurosurgical care of patients with tumors of the brain, skull-base, and spine. He is highly skilled in both open and endoscopic/minimally invasive techniques and is known for his ability to handle the most advanced surgical challenges. Dr. Curry leads and participates in multiple clinical trials for patients with brain tumors and is particularly interested in the development of cellular and immune-based therapies for malignant tumors. He is an integral part of the Pappas Center for Neuro-oncology, the MGH/MEEI Cranial Base Center, and the Harris Chordoma Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Pappas Center for Neuro Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-3779
Fax: 617-726-3365

Pappas Center for Neuro Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-726-3779
Fax: 617-726-3365

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