Brain And Spine Tumors

When you come to Premier Health for neuro-oncology care, you get access to advanced, comprehensive treatment for brain and spinal tumors. Our nationally recognized program provides evaluation, diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatments for malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) brain and spine conditions. These include:

We use a personalized, team approach that means you experience up-to-date, evidence-based neuro-oncology care. The spirit of collaboration is at the heart of Premier Health’s care philosophy. Our team includes the expertise of the Neuroscience Institute at Wright State University.

In addition, Premier Health is an affiliate of MD Anderson Cancer Center Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. We offer treatment based on guidelines developed by MD Anderson, ranked the leading cancer center in the nation. Our collaboration in the network helps to ensure your care will be superior, yet close to home. Premier Health is the only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Center Network® in Southwest Ohio.

Our program is staffed by experienced, board-certified, and fellowship-trained doctors who provide high quality care to every patient, which includes sophisticated tests to study your tumor and create a personalized treatment plan to remove and prevent tumor cells from growing. Ania Pollack, MD, is medical director of our neuro-oncology program. She is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in skull base neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. Dr. Pollack is a certified physician in the MD Anderson Cancer Center Network®.

Your care team includes:

  • Neuro-oncology surgeon
  • Neurologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Neuropsychologist

Additional collaborative care is provided by:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
  • Nurse navigators
  • Social workers
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Palliative care specialists
  • Nutritionists
  • Clinical trials specialists

In addition, our support team of physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses is an integral part of team-based care. They work in concert with our physicians to improve efficiencies and patient access and to ensure timely, relevant, quality care.

We coordinate your care across all Premier Health facilities, throughout diagnosis and treatment. Our inpatient and outpatient services, procedures, and programs focus on the continuity of care and improved patient outcomes — for your body, mind and spirit.

Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

You will find new safety measures in place when you schedule appointments and come to our facilities — all with the goal of keeping you safe as we care for you.

Contact Us

Our cancer team is here for you. Our cancer specialists have access to nationally recognized cancer care protocols and best practices, since Premier Health is a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our patients benefit from advanced local care backed by the world-renowned expertise of the nation’s leading cancer center. 

Call the Premier Health cancer hotline at (844) 316-HOPE(844) 316-4673 (4673), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to connect with a Premier Health cancer navigator.