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Fabio M. Iwamoto, MD

Neuro-Oncology
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Cancer Care, Neurology, Neuro-Oncology, more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US
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About Fabio M. Iwamoto, MD


Dr. Iwamoto is a neuro-oncologist whose previous training includes a neurology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and a neuro-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. For over three years, Dr. Iwamoto was an attending physician and an investigator at the Neuro-oncology Branch, a trans-institute branch of the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in Bethesda, MD. At the intramural NIH, Dr. Iwamoto was a principal investigator in early phase clinical trials for brain tumors and worked with laboratory and computational scientists on several translational projects in brain tumors. Dr. Iwamoto was recruited to Columbia University as the Deputy Director of the Neuro-oncology Division and is actively developing the clinical and translational research components of this program. He is an expert in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors as well as neurological complications of cancer.


Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Metastases
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carcinomatous meningitis
  • Chordoma
  • Choroid Plexus Carcinoma
  • Choroid Plexus Papilloma
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Leptomeningeal metastases
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mixed Glioma
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Oligoastrocytoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Second Opinion
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Tumors

Education

  • Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Medical School: Universidad Federal Do Parana
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Deputy Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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