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Medical Staff

Robert L. Martuza,  M.D., F.A.C.S.
Director,MGH Brain Tumor Center
Chief, Department of Neurosurgery
Tracy Batchelor, M.D.
Executive Director,
MGH Brain Tumor Centerand
Director of Neuromedical Oncology
Fred Barker, II, M.D.
Jay S. Loeffler, M.D.
Medical Director, Proton Therapy Center
Radiation Oncologist
Bob S. Carter, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert G. Ojemann, MD

Arnab Chakravarti, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist

Scott R. Plotkin, MD, PhD
William T. Curry, Jr., M.D.
Alison O'Neill, M.D.
Staff Neuro-Oncologist
Ramon Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Neuroradiology
Alma Gregory Sorensen, MD

Fred Hochberg, M.D.

Nancy Tarbell, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist


MGH Neuropathology and the Neuropathology Consultation Service

Patholgic consultations regarding central and peripheral nervous system tumors are available from the Neuropathology Service. Prior to sending the original pathology report as well as slides (and tissue blocks if available) either of the following should be contacted:

E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte, M.D.
Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)
David N. Louis, M.D.
Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)
Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)
Anat Stemmer-Rachamimov, MD
Department of Pathology (Neuropathology)

MGH Nursing Service - Oncology Nursing

Mark S. Brezina, NP, Neuro-Oncology
Gina C. Kolak, NP, Neuro-Oncology
Noreen M. Leahy, NP, Neuro-Oncology
Jean Kracher, R.N. Research Nurse - provides quality of life assessment for patients with cancer. In addition she coordinates support groups for these patients and aids in coordinating in-patient care.

MGH Social Services

Michele R. Lucas, LiCSW - phone number 617-726-1061 - coordinates support groups and aids in coordinating in-patient care. Social Service and rehabilitation services are also available.

MGH Nutrition Service

Suzanne Landry, RD
Advancing the Specialized Care of Individuals with Brain Tumors
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MGH Brain Tumor Center
Yawkey Building 9th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts,  02114
Patients & Families with questions about referrals, consultations or appointments may contact:
Telephone: 617.724.8770
Fax: 617.724.8769


Physicians with
questions may contact:
Tracy Batchelor, M.D.
Executive Director,
MGH Brain Tumor Center
Harvard Medical School
Mass General Hospital
MGH Cancer Center
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