Schwannomas

Schwannomas are nerve sheath tumors that usually aren't cancerous. They involve the coating around nerve fibers that send information to and from the brain, spinal cord, and the rest of the body.

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Neurosurgery

The Neurosurgery Department at Tufts Medical Center in Boston specializes in using minimally invasive techniques to treat conditions of the nerves, brain and spine.
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Doctors + Care Team

Elie E. Rebeiz, MD, FACS
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Elie E. Rebeiz, MD, FACS

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Title(s): Chairman, Otolaryngology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-1664
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Allergies, epistaxis (nose bleeds), enlarged tonsils, nasal polyps, sinus and nasal surgery, sleep apnea and snoring, general otolaryngology, minimally invasive treatment, endoscopic laser treatment of oral cavity and throat cancer, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, anterior skull base surgery, laser surgery of the airway

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Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

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Title(s): Chief, Neurovascular Surgery; Director, Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Division Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8200
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial atherosclerosis, arterial dissection

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Carl B. Heilman, MD

Carl B. Heilman, MD

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Title(s): Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Chairman of Neurosurgery; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, Chiari surgery

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John E. Mignano, MD, PhD

John E. Mignano, MD, PhD

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Radiation Oncologist; Clinic Director; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6161
Fax #: 617-636-4513

Oncologic consultation for general radiotherapy and Gamma Knife, pediatric radiation oncology

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Julian K. Wu, MD

Julian K. Wu, MD

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Title(s): Associate Chairman, Neurosurgery; Chief, Neurosurgical Oncology; Neurosurgery Residency Program Director; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4500
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Neuro-oncology, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, gliomas, brain metastasis, trigeminal neuralgia

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Kathryn Huber, MD, PhD

Kathryn Huber, MD, PhD

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Title(s): Radiation Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiation Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6161
Fax #: 617-636-6131

Radiotherapy for cancers of the lung, gastrointestinal tract, breast and head and neck

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Miriam O'Leary, MD, FACS
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Miriam O'Leary, MD, FACS

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Head & Neck Surgery; Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program; Otolaryngologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3030
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Head and neck cancer, management of thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism, head and neck reconstruction including microvascular techniques, management of radiation-related complications

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Richard O. Wein, MD, FACS
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Richard O. Wein, MD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8711
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Head and neck surgical oncology, head and neck reconstruction, management of salivary and thyroid disorders, management of radiation-related complications, maxillofacial trauma, sleep apnea and sleep endoscopy

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