Brain Tumor Medical Therapy (Neuro-Oncology)
The University of Florida Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy was established in 2007, to bring together UF doctors and researchers with special expertise in brain tumors. The mission of the center is to provide truly comprehensive care, superior outcomes and to offer a streamlined experience for patients, caregivers and referring physicians. The center is directed by William A. Friedman, MD, a neurosurgeon and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery.
The Center has medical neuro-oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other specialists working with neurosurgeons to provide comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients. Patients and caregivers are supported by the Center’s patient navigator and are provided the opportunity to participate in education programs, counseling and support groups. The Center offers a full compliment of advanced therapies in association with the Movement Disorder Center and there are also a number of established clinical trials.
For more information about the surgical or medical treatment of brain tumors (neuro-oncology) or to refer a patient, call the Department of Neurosurgery at 352-273-9000.