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Brain Tumor Center

Our Treatment Team

The Brain Tumor Center team specializes in treating and caring for patients with all types of neurologic malignancies. The interdisciplinary team includes:

Neuro-Surgical Oncology:

Howard M. EisenbergHoward M. Eisenberg, M.D.
R.K. Thompson Professor of Neurosurgery
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Section Chief, Neurotrauma

Special Interests: Epilepsy; Acoustic Neuromas; Skull Base and Benign Brain Tumor; General Neurosurgery; Movement Disorder; Gamma Knife
Certification: Neurological Surgery
410-328-3514/appointments
410-328-3514/academic office


J. Marc SimardJ. Marc Simard, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
Special Interests: Carotid and Cerebrovascular Surgery; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Cancer; General Neurosurgery
Certification: Neurological Surgery
410-328-0850/appointments
410-328-0850/academic office


Graeme F. Woodworth, M.D.Graeme F. Woodworth, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Neurosurgery
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Neuro-Oncology-NCI/Nanotechnology for Cancer Medicine; Weill Cornell Department of Neurological Surgery, Skull Base Endoscopy
Certification: Neurological Surgery; CNS Applications; Stereotactic Radiosurgery; Cyberknife Robotic System
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-6841 / academic office



Medical Oncology:

Edward A. Sausville, M.D., Ph.D.Edward A. Sausville, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine,
Associate Director for Clinical Research, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

Special Interests: Solid Tumors; Lymphomas
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship: National Cancer Insitute, Clinical Oncology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
410-328-7904 / appointments
410-328-6841 / academic office



Radiation Oncology:

Pradip AminPradip Amin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Genitourinary Tumors; Brain Tumors; Gamma Knife; Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology; Cancer
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6236/appointments
410-328-8995/academic office


Young KwokYoung Kwok, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Central Nervous System; Genitourinary Oncology; Lymphoma
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2324 / academic office


Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Director, Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Associate Director of Clinical Research

Special Interests: Brain tumors; Lung cancer
Medical Degree: University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Residency: University of Wisconsin
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2324 / academic office


William F. RegineWilliam F. Regine M.D.
Isadore and Fannie Schneider Foxman Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Pancreatic Cancer; Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Head and Neck and Central Nervous System Cancers; Brain Tumor Treatment; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Medical Degree: State University of New York Health and Science Center at Syracuse
Residency: Thomas Jefferson Medical College Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson Medical College Hospital
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-6080 / appointments
410-328-2326 / academic office



Pathology:

Rudolph Castellani, M.D. Rudolph Castellani, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Director, Neuropathology

Special Interests: Neuropathology
Medical Degree: Wayne State University
Residency:
Wayne State University, Anatomic Pathology; Case Western Reserve University, Neuropathology
Certification
: Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology
410-328-5555/appointments
410-328-5555/academic office

Rupal I. Mehta, M.D.Rupal I. Mehta, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Special Interests: Neuropathology; Stroke; Vascular Disease
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of California at Los Angeles, Anatomic Pathlogy
Certification: Anatomic Pathology; Neuropathology
410-328-5555/appointments
410-328-5555/academic office



Nursing:

Terri Biggins, R.N., B.S.N.
Gamma Knife Patient Coordinator
Special Interests: Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife
410-328-8875/office



Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

Jessica Rispoli JoinesJessica Rispoli Joines, M.G.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor
410-328-2294


Clinical Nutrition Services

Mindy AthasMindy Athas, R.D., C.S.O., L.D.N.
Outpatient Dietitian, Nutritionist & Certified Oncology Specialist
410-328-5462


Jenny Ratta, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.D.
Senior Dietitian
410-328-5462


Psychosocial Services:

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Consultation/Liaison
Medical Director, Medical Crisis Counseling Center

Special Interests: Psychotherapy; General Adult Psychiatry; Medical Crisis Counseling; Affective and Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Special Interests: Psychiatric care of patients with serious medical illnesses (HIV, cancer, transplant); delirium, confusion and agitation in medically ill patients; women's mental health, especially the care of the pregnant and postpartum woman; psychiatric care of veteran's, especially female veterans and patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Medical Degree: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland-Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychosomatic Medicine
Certification: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office


This page was last updated on: July 2, 2014.