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Conditions Treated

The types of brain tumors that we treat are:

  • Astrocytomas grade 1-4 (including glioblastoma, anaplastic astrocytoma; low grade glioma, malignant or high grade glioma, pilocytic astrocytoma, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas) (Link to Dardinger Laboratories for Neuro-oncology and Neurosciences)
  • Meningioma (hemangiopericytoma)
  • Oligodendroglioma (including anaplastic oligodendroglioma)
  • Oligo-astrocytoma
  • Ependymoma
  • Choroid plexus papillomas
  • Gangliocytoma, ganglioglioma DNET (dysembryoblastic neuro-epithelial tumor, neurocytoma)
  • Neuroblastomas of brain (esthesioneuroblastoma)
  • Pineal tumors (pineocytoma, pineal cysts, pineoblastoma)
  • Medulloblastoma, PNET (primitive neuroectodermal tumor)
  • Peripheral nerve tumors (schwannoma, neurofibroma, MPNST (malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor or neurofibrosarcoma)
  • Mesenchymal non-mengiomatous (lipoma, MFH, chondroma, etc)
  • Chordoma, chondrosarcoma
  • Primary melanocytic tumors
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Germ cell tumors (germinoma, teratoma, seminoma)
  • Sellar tumors (pituitary adenoma)
  • Metastatic disease (lung, breast, colon, melanoma, others)

Ohio State is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery. Schedule an appointment with Ohio State's neurosurgery experts. Call 614-293-8714.