Our multidisciplinary group of brain, spine and nerve cancer experts will develop and implement an integrated, care plan personalized to each patient. Depending on the stage and other characteristics of a patient’s cancer, treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of these therapies. Many clinical trials are also offered through our program.

Directors

Scott R. Plotkin, MD

Scott R. Plotkin, MD
Executive Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology
Chief, Division of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurology
Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic

 

Justin T. Jordan, MD

Justin T. Jordan, MD
Clinical Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology

 

 

 


Neuro-Oncology

Isabel C. Arrillaga-Romany, MD, PhD

Isabel C. Arrillaga-Romany, MD, PhD

 

 

 

 

Priscilla K. Brastianos, MD

Priscilla K. Brastianos, MD

 

 

 

Thomas Nilan Byrne, MD

Thomas Nilan Byrne, MD

 

 

 

Jorg Dietrich, MD, PhD

Jorg Dietrich, MD, PhD
Clinical Director, Cancer and Neurotoxicity Clinic and Research Program

 

 

 

 

April Fitzsimmons Eichler, MD

April Fitzsimmons Eichler, MD

 

 

 

 

Deborah A. Forst, MD

Deborah A. Forst, MD

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Robins Gerstner, MD

Elizabeth Gerstner, MD

 

 

 

Albert Kim

Albert Kim, MD

 

 

 

Othon Iliopoulos, MD

Othon Iliopoulos, MD
Clinical Director, Von-Hippel Lindau Disease/Familial Renal Cell Cancer Program

 

 

 

Justin T. Jordan, MD

Justin T. Jordan, MD
Clinical Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology

 

 

 

 

Kien-Ninh Ina Ly

Kien-Ninh Ina Ly, MD, MBBS

 

 

 

Julie Miller, MD, PhD

Julie Miller, MD, PhD

 

 

 

Michael Parsons, PhD

Michael Parsons, PhD

 

 

 

Scott R. Plotkin, MD

Scott R. Plotkin, MD
Executive Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology
Chief, Division of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurology
Program Director, MGH/DFCI/BWH Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic

 

Nancy Wang, MD

Nancy Wang, MD, MPH

 

 

 

Amanda Gordon

Amanda Gordon, NP

 

 

 

SooAe Jones

SooAe Jones, NP

 

 

 

Maura Mahar, NP

Maura Mahar, NP

 

 

 

Katherine Marciano, NP

Katherine Marciano, NP

 

 

 

Christina Orr, NP

Christina Orr, NP

 

 

 

Michelle Pisapia

Michelle Pisapia, NP

 

 

 

Sharon Whitney, PA-C

Sharon Curley Whitney, PA

 

 



Brain Tumor Neurosurgeons

William T. Curry, MD

William T. Curry, MD
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology

 

 

 

 

Frederick (Fred) George Barker, MD

Frederick (Fred) George Barker, MD

 

 

 

 

Daniel P. Cahill, MD, PhD

Daniel P. Cahill, MD, PhD

 

 

 

 

Paul Hamilton Chapman, MD

Paul Hamilton Chapman, MD
Neurosurgical Director of the Proton Beam Radiosurgery Program

 

 

 

Bob Carter, MD

Bob Carter, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery Service

 

 

 

Pamela S. Jones, MD

Pamela S. Jones, MD

 

 

 

 

Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSC

Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSC
Neurosurgical Oncology
Neurosurgical Spinal Disorders
MGH Brain Tumor Center / Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology

 

Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSC

Brooke Swearingen, MD

 

 

 


Radiation Oncology

 Paul Martin Busse, MD, PhD

Paul Martin Busse, MD, PhD
Director, Head and Neck Service

 

 

 

Annie Waifong Chan, MD

Annie Waifong Chan, MD
Director, Proton Fellowship Program
Director, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Research Program

 

 

Melin Khandekar, MD, PhD

Melin Khandekar, MD, PhD

 

 

 

 

Kevin S. Oh, MD

Kevin S. Oh, MD

 

 

 

Helen Alice Shih, MDD

Helen Alice Shih, MD
Medical Director - Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center
MGH Associate Program Director - Harvard Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Director, CNS Service

 

Peggy Leland

Peggy A. Leland, RN, MN, FNP, AOCNP

 

 

 


Neurofibromatosis Clinic

Justin T. Jordan, MD

Justin T. Jordan, MD
Clinical Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology

 

 

 

 

Kien-Ninh Ina Ly

Kien-Ninh Ina Ly, MD, MBBS

 

 

 

Scott R. Plotkin, MD

Scott R. Plotkin, MD
Interim Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology
Interim Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurology
Program Director, MGH/DFCI/BWH Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic

 


Neuropathology

Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD

Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD
Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Subspecialty Head, Neuropathology
Lawrence J. Henderson Associate Professor of Pathology and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School

 

David N. Louis, MD

David N. Louis, MD
Pathologist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital
Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

 

 

Maria Martinez-Lage, MD

Maria Martinez-Lage, MD
Assistant Pathologist

 

 

 

 

Anat O. Stemmer-Rachamimov, MD

Anat O. Stemmer-Rachamimov, MD
Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School

 

 


Neuroradiology

Ramon Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD

Ramon Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD
Director, Neuroradiology Division

 

 


Psychiatric Oncology

Donna Beth Greenberg, MD

Donna Beth Greenberg, MD

 

 

 


Oncology Nursing

Marie Aste

Marie Aste, RN
Research Nurse

 

 

Peg Baldwin

Peg Baldwin, RN
Practice Nurse

 

 

Amanda Gordon

Amanda Gordon, NP

 

 

 

Lauren Hibyan

Lauren Hibyan, RN
Research Nurse

 

 

SooAe Jones

SooAe Jones, NP

 

 

 

Maura Mahar, NP

Maura Mahar, NP

 

 

 

Katherine Marciano, NP

Katherine Marciano, NP

 

 

 

Joelle McCone

Joelle McCone, RN
Practice Nurse

 

 

Christina Orr, NP

Christina Orr, NP

 

 

 

Michelle Pisapia

Michelle Pisapia, NP

 

 

 

Shannel Simonin

Shannel Simonin, RN
Practice Nurse

 

 

Sharon Whitney, PA-C

Sharon Curley Whitney, PA

 

 

 


Social Work

Sandra McLaughlin, MSW, LCSW

Sandra McLaughlin, MSW, LICSW

 

 

 

Samuel Mudge

Samuel Mudge, MSW

 

 

 


Nutrition Services

Alicia Anskis, MS, RD, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager

 

 

Samantha Bateman, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

 

 

Meagan Currell, MS, RD, LDN
Clinical Dietitian

 

 

Ashley Draviam, MS, RD, CSO, LDN
Senior Clinical Nutritionist

 

 

 

 

Carol Sullivan MS, RD, CSO, LDN
Senior Clinical Nutritionist