Brain Tumor Treatment Centers

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Brain Tumor Center, Peter O'Donell Brain Institute

5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas, 75390, United States

Phone number:

214-645-2300

Street address:

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Additional Information:

Data for this institution collected in 2020.

Accreditations:

  • National Cancer Institute Designation: Yes
  • Nurse Magnet Status: Yes
  • Academic Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Number of Full-Time Physicians:

Number of full-time physicians in this treatment program who dedicate at least 40% of their clinical practice to the treatment of adult patients diagnosed with brain and/or spine tumors:
  • 3 Neuro-oncologists or Medical Oncologists specializing in brain/spine tumors
  • 5 Brain Neurosurgeons
  • 4 Spine Neurosurgeons
  • 5 Radiation Oncologists
  • 3 Neuropathologists

Number of Adult Patients Treated for Brain and/or Spine Tumors Annually:

  • >300 Primary tumor patients
  • >300 Metastatic (Secondary) tumor patients

Number of Adult Patients Treated with Surgery Annually:

  • >300 Primary brain tumor patients
  • >50 Metastatic (Secondary) brain tumor patients
  • 15 Primary spine tumor patients
  • 20 Metastatic (Secondary) spine tumor patients
  • >100 Skull base tumor patients

Specialized Treatments and Technologies Available:

Identifies whether the following treatment options are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

Available:

Imaging Treatments and Technologies:

  • Intraoperative MRI
  • MRI Spectroscopy
  • MRI Tractography
  • Perfusion MRI

Radiation Treatments and Technologies:

  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Surgical Treatments and Technologies:

  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Brain Mapping
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Trials:

Investigational treatments (or other interventions) available for the categories below:
  • Low Grade Glioma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
  • Recurrent Glioblastoma

Support Services Available:

Identifies whether the following clinical and non-clinical support services are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

Available:

  • Advanced practice nurse
  • Brain tumor board
  • Brain tumor support group
  • Caregiver support services
  • Discounted lodging
  • Financial assistance services
  • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
  • Neuropsychological evaluation and/or cognitive rehabilitation
  • Oncology social worker
  • Palliative care
  • Survivorship services
  • Transportation services

Last updated January 10, 2022