Tadanori Tomita, MD

Division Head, Neurosurgery; Medical Director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Yeager Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Co-director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Laboratory, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute

Special Interests

Brain tumors, brain and spinal cord defects, head trauma, hydrocephalus, skull deformity, brain cysts, neuro-endoscopy and vascular malformation​

Research Interests

Acute care surgery; brain tumors; cancer: brain and nervous system; congenital malformations; head trauma; hydrocephalus; neuro-Oncology; neuroscience; neurosurgery; pediatric neurology; pediatrics; radiosurgery; spinal cord tumors; spinal tumors

Languages Spoken


Biographical Information

Medical School

Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan, 1970

Postgraduate Training

Residency in general surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1980-1981; Residency in neurosurgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1974-1980


Board certified in: Neurological Surgery

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