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Pediatric Brain Tumor Specialists

The following Brain Tumor team members specialize in treating children with brain tumors. Please note, not all of our specialists are available at every location. Select their names to learn more about their special interest areas and locations.

Sandi K. Lam, MD, MBA

Division Head, Neurosurgery; David G. McLone, MD, PhD Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Angela Waanders, MD, MPH

Interim Head, Neuro-Oncology; Director, Precision Medicine Oncology; Executive Board Chair, Children's Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium; Max Lacewell Endowed Brain Tumor Research Scholar

Call 1.800.543.7362

Tord D. Alden, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Co-Director of Skull Base Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Rudy J. Allen, MD

Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation

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Robin M. Bowman, MD

Director, Multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Center; Co-Director, Fetal Neurosurgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health; Medical Director, Camp Independence; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Michael G. DeCuypere, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Eleanor Clarke Research Scholar in Developmental Neurobiology Research

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Arthur J. DiPatri, Jr., MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Alicia C. Lenzen, MD

Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation; Program Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

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Ashley S. Plant-Fox, MD

Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation; A.M. Khokhar Research Scholar

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Tadanori Tomita, MD

Medical Director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Yeager Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Erin McDonough, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation

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Kathy Romanski, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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Megan R. Urban, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation

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Sarah E. Bazzetta, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 312.227.4145

Reema L. Habiby, MD

Interim Division Head, Endocrinology

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Robert H. Listernick, MD

Attending Physician, Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care; Director, Diagnostic and Consultation Services; Co-Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic

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