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Why choose UCLA Health for neuro-oncology care?

The UCLA Neuro-oncology Program is a leading comprehensive brain tumor program using molecular diagnostics, gene expression analysis, cutting edge clinical trials and advanced medical informatics to customize treatment plans for cancer patients. Our mission is to provide effective personalized medicine for brain cancer patients.

We've been providing consultations and primary medical neuro-oncology care to patients with primary brain and spinal cord tumors for over 25 years.

The patient evaluation and treatment approach takes advantage of our multidisciplinary collaboration with Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology, and Radiation Oncology in the UCLA Brain Tumor Center to offer patients the most advanced imaging modalities, innovative and individualized chemotherapeutic protocols, and cutting edge molecularly-guided clinical trial treatments.

For additional information about the UCLA Neuro-oncology Program and UCLA Brain Tumor Center, please visit:

Meet our Neuro-Oncology team

The Neuro-Oncology clinical team works together to provide you with the best possible and personalized care.  The care team includes several attending physicians, nurse practitioners, Neuro-Oncology fellows, clinical social worker, and dedicated staff to meet the needs of all brain tumor patients.

    Clinical Instructors

    Nurse Practitioners

    Administrative Assistants

    • Melissa DePillo
    • Daniel Gamboa

    Contact us

    UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program
    710 Westwood Plaza, Suite 1-230
    Los Angeles, CA  90095
    Phone: 310-825-5321
    Fax: 310-825-0644
    E-mail: [email protected]

    Clinical Visits
    What to bring to your first visit:

    • Insurance Card
    • Medical records about current condition
    • CD of DICOM compliant MR, CT, or PET scans
    • Pathology Report
    • Pathology Glass Slides

    To schedule an appointment, please call:

    Bowyer Oncology Clinic
    200 Medical Plaza Suite 120
    New patient: 310-206-6909
    Return patient: 310-206-9260

    UCLA Brain Tumor Center
    Patient navigator: 310-267-1336
    Nurse navigator: 310-267-1338
    E-mail: [email protected]

    Donor opportunities

    In the UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program, our sole focus is the care of brain tumor patients and the ability to push science and technology forward towards a cure. Donations we receive will allow us to move forward and help accelerate the application of personalized treatment. Your contribution will help better define treatments to improve the quality of life for individuals with brain tumors. To make a contribution please visit the following websites.

    Make a gift

    Both funds benefit UCLA Neuro-Oncology’s brain cancer research efforts.

    Find your care

    Our neuro-oncology team consistently ranks among the best in the country. To find out more about our services and schedule an appointment, call the Bowyer Oncology Center at 310-206-6909.