Positions

Assistant Professor
Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Member
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

Clinical Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency at Ohio State University Medical Center
Internship at Ohio State University Medical Center
MD from Rush Medical College
BS from University of Illinois-Chicago

Certifications

Board Certified in Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified in Neuro-Oncology
United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS)

Professional Interests

  • Neuro-oncology
  • Primary brain tumors
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Leptomeningeal disease
  • Brain metastasis
  • Clinical trials for primary brain tumors
  • Venous thromboembolism in malignant brain tumors

Professional Statement

I am a board certified neuro-oncologist at Baylor College of Medicine responsible for treating patients with brain tumors, brain metastases, and neurologic complications of cancer. I am a co-leader for the Dan L Duncan Cancer center Glioma working group and co-moderator of a biweekly brain tumor board. My research has been accepted for oral presentations at the Society of Neuro-Oncology, the American Academy of Neurology and the European Neurological Society. I have published retrospective studies, topic reviews, case series and reports in several prestigious journals including Neurology, Neuro-Oncology, Journal of Neuro-oncology, Current Oncology Reports, Journal of Neurological Sciences as well as a few book chapters. I am also responsible for the education of heme/onc fellows and neurology residents regarding neuro-oncology at Baylor.

Selected Publications

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology
Society of Neuro-oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology