Department of Neurology

Neuro-Oncology Clinic

Neuro-Oncology is the diagnosis and treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors. Neuro-oncologists also treat patients with neurological complications stemming from other types of cancer, or the neurological side effects that can occur as a result of the drugs used to treat cancer. Ali Choucair, MD is the Director of Neuro-Oncology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He collaborates with physicians from related specialties, including neurosurgery and radiation-oncology, to provide a comprehensive approach to treatment.