Brain and Spine Tumors

The most experienced team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists using advanced technologies means better outcomes.

At Saint Thomas Health, our multidisciplinary team (specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, medical oncology and radiation oncology) were the first in the southeast United States to provide stereotactic radiosurgery. Having successfully treated thousands of people for cancerous and benign brain and spinal cord tumors, you can count on our doctors to provide the highest quality, patient-centric care for the best outcomes and quality of life.

At Saint Thomas West Hospital, our Unity System offers the first fully-integrated neurosurgical center of its kind in the United States for treating brain tumors. Unity includes the newest imaging and treatment technologies to seamlessly create a virtual operating room where physicians can join together and work in real-time as a unified team to determine the best treatment plan for the patient, even the most complicated brain cancer and tumor cases.

For more information about the Brain & Spine Tumor Center, please call 615-222-7864.

Take the Test: Brain Tumor Risk Factors

Answering yes to one or more of these questions doesn't mean that you will develop brain cancer, but your risk may be higher than average.

  1. Have you received radiation therapy as treatment for cancer or other medical therapy?
  2. Are you exposed or have you ever been exposed to large doses of radiation in your job or your environment?
  3. Have you been diagnosed with von Hippel Lindau disease or neurofibromatosis type 2?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may want to consult your physician and become aware of important warning signs.