Steven Brem, MD

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Professor of Neurosurgery; Director of Neurosurgical Oncology; Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Steven Brem, MD joins the Department of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine as Professor of Neurosurgery, Chief of Surgical Neuro-oncology and Co-Director of the Penn Brain Tumor Center.


Dr. Brem received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his internship in surgery, and residency in neurosurgery, at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Brem received additional training at the National Cancer Institute, and completed a neurosurgical fellowship at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, as well as advanced training in stereotactic radiosurgery at UCLA School of Medicine.


Dr. Brem has devoted his career to optimizing outcomes for patients with brain tumors. He specializes in innovative, minimally invasive surgery for complex benign and malignant brain tumors, including meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, gliomas (glioblastomas), and brain metastases.