Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Clinical Team
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Every child and his or her family members will meet with a brain tumor specialist, usually at the neurosurgery outpatient practice. After a detailed discussion of the options and risks, treatment will be scheduled. If a surgical or radio-surgical procedure is needed, it will be performed at the patient’s convenience within one week.

The case will be presented to our weekly brain tumor board when members of the clinical team will gather to review the case in detail and formulate the most personalized treatment plan for additional therapy.

Read more about our Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumor program

Dr. CascioMatthew Cascio, DO
Interim Clinical Director & Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Elias Sayour Thumbnail Elias Sayour, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Neuro-oncology
Lance S. Governale Thumbnail Lance S. Governale, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Jason E. Blatt Thumbnail Jason E. Blatt, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Biljana Horn Thumbnail Biljana Horn, MD
Professor & Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
Robert Amdur ThumbnailRobert Amdur, MD
Professor, Radiation Oncology
Daniel Indelicato, MD Radiation OncologyDanny Indelicato, MD
Professor, Radiation Oncology
Marcia Hodik Marcia Hodik, RN, BSHS, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator, Neuro-oncology
Jennifer King Profile PictureJennifer King, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Jeanne Krauser, MSN, ARNP, CPNP-PC
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Neuro-oncology
Danielle Carpenter, Research Coordinator IIDanielle Carpenter, CSR Ill
Division Assistant, Pediatric Neuro-oncology
Jen St. Clair Jennifer St. Clair, MSW, LCSW
Oncology Social Worker, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

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At UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, every child diagnosed with a condition requiring neurosurgical expertise is cared for with an individualized treatment plan. We see patients within just a few days for non-emergency cases and within 24 hours for urgent cases.

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