Brain Tumors

Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Care

Leading-Edge Care and Facilities

We provide the highest quality care for benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors in state-of-the-art facilities, using the latest technology and breakthrough laboratory research. We treat patients who are newly diagnosed and those with recurring tumors.

Individualized Treatment Plans

Our Neuro-Oncology Tumor Board is regularly attended by neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuro-oncologists, neuro-radiologists, neuropathologists, neurologists, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses, all with your care in mind. Our team reviews each patient's case and engages patients in clinical trials when applicable.

Experience Matters

Our clinic provides access to the most experienced clinicians who have treated the greatest volume of patients in the Capital Region. These include providers who have performed the most surgeries and are using more advanced techniques than any other practice in the area. Our surgical approaches and radiosurgery techniques are individually tailored for the treatment of each patient.

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain metastases
  • Choroid plexus carcinoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Embryonal tumors
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Pineoblastoma
  • Pituitary tumors


We treat more types of tumors. Contact us to find out how we can help you or your patient. All providers in the System can be found in the Get Care section of this page.

  • Traditional and minimally invasive surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Watch & wait approach, when appropriate
  • Radiation therapy


Radiation therapy techniques include:

  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Fractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery (FSRS)
  • Fractionated Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (FSRT)

The Albany Med Health System offers GammaTile Therapy, a novel approach to treating brain tumors. GammaTile Therapy is an FDA-cleared, surgically targeted radiation therapy that is designed to delay tumor regrowth for patients with brain tumors while protecting healthy brain tissue.

Find More Care

Learn more on our Cancer & Tumor Care page.