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Nationally Recognized Brain Tumor Expertise

You deserve the highest level of care. With world-class talent, treatments, technology and compassion, we’re focused on providing you the most effective options for managing brain tumors — while lifting your spirit, too.

Together, we can manage a brain tumor. We’re prepared to go above and beyond, walking through all your treatment options and providing compassionate care, comfort and hope at every step. The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a leader in advanced diagnostics, treatments and techniques for the whole brain. Our experts treat:

  • Brain metastasis
  • Central nervous system lymphoma
  • Intraventricular tumors
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Recurrent brain tumors
  • Skull base tumors

Our multidisciplinary team includes neurosurgeons, care coordinators, specialized nurses, neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, radiological physicists and radiation oncologists — all skilled in next-level treatments and technologies. We’re ready to give you the expert-level care you deserve, and we’ll see you through this journey.

Our team is honored to be recognized as one of the nation’s best and brightest for leadership in researching and treating brain tumors and upholding the highest standards of patient care.


On a Mission to Advance Neurosurgical Care 

Elevating Treatment, 
Inspiring Hope

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National Leader in Brain Care

AdventHealth Orlando is ranked #35 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for neurology and neurosurgery.

#1 Hospital in Greater Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando is recognized as the #1 hospital in Greater Orlando by U.S. News & World Report.

American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation for Radiation Oncology

Your care will honor the guidelines set in place by the ACR, so you can rest assured that your treatment meets these rigorous standards.

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As you travel the road to recovery, every comfort will be provided for you along the way, healing you in body, mind and spirit. You’ll have a designated nurse navigator by your side throughout your journey, focused on your healing and complete well-being. You can ask your nurse navigator any questions, get help scheduling appointments or just receive encouragement and support as you begin to feel whole once again.

Putting You First 
From the Start

Feel Informed, Find Hope

Facing a brain tumor takes courage, hope and an expert team standing by you to lead the way. One of the first steps on your journey is understanding your diagnosis and possible treatment options. Our team developed this free guide to help you understand several types of brain tumors.

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Personalized Treatment Tailored to You

There are so many things that make you one of a kind. It only makes sense that you’d choose a unique treatment program tailored to your physical, mental and spiritual needs. We do everything possible to prioritize your well-being and healing. From leading-edge radiation and chemotherapy treatments to state-of-the-art neurosurgical operating rooms and minimally invasive brain surgery, it’s our goal to heal your brain tumor with great precision and care.

We’re the only facility that offers Gamma Knife® Elekta Esprit™ in Central Florida. This procedure is the gold standard of care and reduces pain, minimizes the risk of infection, and expedites your recovery time. It treats some of the most complex conditions with a single dose of radiation that eliminates the need for multiple treatments. This non-invasive radiosurgery procedure targets and destroys diseased brain tissue with precisely focused radiation while leaving surrounding healthy tissue unharmed — often in less than one hour.

This advanced medical imaging improves surgical outcomes by allowing images to be taken in the operating room. Thanks to this technology, we ensure the surgery has been successful, minimizing the potential need for a second operation and reducing exposure to radiation in our state-of-the-art neurological suites.

Faster recovery leading to better outcomes — that’s what you can expect of our minimally invasive surgeries, including endoscopic endonasal skull-base surgery and MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT). Over one-third of our brain tumor procedures are considered minimally invasive.

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Gamma Knife® Elekta Esprit

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

Chemotherapy is a type of malignant brain tumor treatment that uses drug therapy to destroy cancer cells. The chemicals used in chemotherapy attack cancer cells by interfering with cell division and stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells. Sometimes, chemotherapy is the only cancer treatment used. But more often, chemotherapy is used in combination with surgery, radiation therapy or biological therapy.


Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays or other types of radiation to kill tumor cells or keep them from growing. Depending on the type of brain tumor and its location, one of two types of radiation therapy may be recommended in your treatment plan. External radiation therapy uses a source that is outside the body to deliver radiation to the tumor's location. Internal radiation therapy uses a radioactive substance that is sealed inside a needle, wire, catheter or "seeds" and placed directly into or near the brain tumor.

Radiation Therapy

Our whole-person philosophy empowers you to take your health into your own hands. Here, you’ll have access to a blend of programs and resources that target long-lasting lifestyle changes through diet, exercise and emotional support. It’s all about helping you feel whole again — in body, mind and spirit.

Passionate About Patient Care

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 Dr. Field, medical director of Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery, shares what he loves most about his work, how he helps patients overcome their fears and what makes him feel whole.

Feel Informed, 
Find Hope

GammaTile is a biodegradable implant embedded with radiation “seeds” that deliver targeted radiotherapy specifically to the region where your brain tumor was located prior to surgery. The number of tiles used is customized to the size and location of the area. After GammaTiles are placed, they immediately begin providing therapeutic radiation, which is delivered slowly and safely over several months. The GammaTiles become non-radioactive (inert) over time, and your body will naturally absorb the collagen implant, leaving behind only the inert seeds.

GammaTile® Therapy

Two Neuroscience Leaders, 
One Comprehensive Program

A trusted name in neuroscience, AdventHealth has partnered with Orlando Neurosurgery, a team that has delivered leading-edge treatments and world-class brain and spine expertise to the Central Florida community for over 20 years.

Together, we’re scaling an advanced and personalized neurosurgical program with the area’s top experts in the field of neuroscience and neurosurgery.

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The Leapfrog Group has exclusively recognized AdventHealth with the Emerald Award for remarkable achievements and leadership in patient safety, quality and transparency by a health care system, including maintaining a culture of excellence throughout all levels of the organization. Delivering consistent, high-quality, whole-person care is our priority, and we’re honored to be the first health care system to earn this award.

Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety, Quality and Transparency

Personalized Treatment 
Tailored to You

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You deserve to feel informed and confident in your treatment decisions. A second opinion at AdventHealth can help you gather more information about your diagnosis and find compassionate support.

Turn to us for second opinions on diagnoses like brain tumors, glioblastomas, minimally invasive brain surgery (MIBS), neuromas, neurovascular conditions, pituitary tumors and trigeminal neuralgia.

Your second opinion is extremely important, so you’ll receive a call from our dedicated nurse navigator within 72 hours after we receive your medical information. And if a new treatment plan is identified, we’ll expedite your future appointments with our care team.

Fast-Track Your Second Opinion

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