Brain Tumors

Find a Brain Tumor Specialist Near You

Every tumor (a mass of abnormal cells) is different. Whether cancerous or benign, a mass in the brain or spine can be tricky and dangerous. The neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and specialized team at Houston Methodist use a patient-centered approach to your diagnosis and treatment.

As a national leader in the treatment of primary and malignant tumors, the experts at Houston Methodist Kenneth R. Peak Center for Brain and Pituitary Tumor Treatment and Research provides research-based, advanced care. Our team is made up of specialists who innovate in many fields, including neurosurgery, radiation oncology, otorhinolaryngology, neuropathology and neuroradiology — all highly trained to help manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. 

Leading Brain Tumor Care in Houston and the Nation

  • Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment – We use neurosurgical evaluations and imaging tests, including CT and MRI scans, to investigate your symptoms and accurately diagnose brain tumors. We then work across disciplines to develop and implement a unique care plan to treat your tumor. Our work is focused on four programs, including the Brain Metastasis Initiative and the Pituitary Disorders, Glial Tumor Treatment, and Meningioma and Skull Base Tumor programs.
  • Clinical Trials and Research – Our surgeons are pioneers in the fields of tumor research and treatment. In addition to inventing many successful, minimally invasive surgical techniques, we continually offer new investigational treatments that have a high likelihood of success.
  • Patient Education & Support – We believe medical care must be delivered with the highest level of compassion, meaning you can trust us to listen to you and genuinely care about you, your unique case and your recovery. We’ll provide you with excellent care and with the support you need to get well.

Diagnosis, Treatment & Education

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Learn more about brain tumors through Emmi, our collection of multimedia patient education programs.
Brain Tumor Education >

Patient Success

Brain tumor treatment can restore your quality of life. Watch stories of patients who have been in your shoes — and are living life to the fullest.
Brain Tumor Patient Stories >

Find Clinical Trials

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Houston Methodist is leading the way in research to find innovative treatment options.
Find a brain tumor clinical trial >

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