The Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center offers comprehensive care for brain and spinal cord tumors in adults and children. Our experts utilize state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical techniques, such as Gamma Knife, to treat tumors. In addition to our continuous pursuit of evidence-based medicine, the center emphasizes treatment of the whole patient and the crucial role of family in a patient's care.
Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked No. 23 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Hospitals for both neurosurgery and neurology. Led by John Boockvar, MD, Lenox Hill Neurosurgery’s Brain Tumor Center has established an excellent reputation as a national and international leader in the treatment of brain tumors, spinal cord tumors and skull base tumors.
Lenox Hill Hospital Brain Tumor Center
The research arm of the Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center—the Laboratory for Brain Tumor Biology and Therapy at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research—draws experts from multiple disciplines to participate in leading-edge research of brain and spinal cord tumors. Our neuroscientists use discoveries in the lab to create new treatments for patients through a robust clinical trial program. Our doctors run the Brain Tumor Biotech Center at the Feinstein Institutes, which is the only biotech center in the world dedicated to accelerating treatments for patients with brain tumors.
Our patients have access to clinical research studies offering novel, state-of-the-art therapies developed by our own physicians, as well as those that are done in collaboration with other sites.