Lymphoma

Overview

Lymphoma is a less common malignant brain tumor and more commonly seen in the elderly. It will often present suddenly with a loss of neurologic function, confusion, forgetfulness, or a deficit, such as speech problems or weakness.

Patients are typically treated with surgical biopsy followed by steroids and other treatments including chemotherapy, radiation, and novel clinical trials.

Specialty Team

Director

Steven A. Toms, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology
Vice-Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program

Neurosurgery Department Team

Deus J. Cielo, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director,Peripheral Nerve Surgery Division
Co-Director,Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Director,Miriam Hospital Neurosurgery Program

Curtis E. Doberstein, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Executive Vice-Chair, Clinical Operations
Director, Cerebrovascular and Skull-base Surgery Division
Director, Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

Prakash Sampath, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Immunotherapy Program
Director, Neurosurgery at Roger Williams Medical Center

Multidisciplinary Team

Neurooncologists
Heinrich D Elinzano, MD
Alexander C Mohler, MD

Radiation Oncologists
Timothy J. Kinsella, MD
Jaroslaw T. Hepel, MD
Thomas A. DiPetrillo, MD
M. Yakub Puthawala, MD
Kara Lynne Leonard, MD

Pathologists
Douglas C Anthony PhD, MD
Edward G Stopa, MD
John E Donahue, MD

Advanced Practitioners
Joseph Flynn, NP, Neurosurgery
Arieana A. Carcieri, NP, Neurology

Conditions We Treat

Lymphoma

Technology

CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System

LPG Neurosurgery
593 Eddy Street, APC6
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 793-9166
Fax: (401) 444-2788