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Jeffrey J. Raizer, MD

Jeffrey J. Raizer, MD
Clinical Specialty and Programs

Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center


Diseases Treated

Brain tumors, benign
Brain tumors, malignant
Spinal cord tumors


Hospital Affiliation:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Site of Fellowship:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Site of Residency:
NYU/Bellevue
Yale New Haven Hospital


Medical School:
New York Medical College

Board Certification:
  • Neurology

  • Contact Information:
    312.695.0990

    Publication Listing:
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    Jeffrey Raizer, MD, is a neuro-oncologist at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute. He is a Professor in the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology and Medicine-Hematology/Oncology and Director of Medical Neuro-Oncology. His clinical interests include: primary and metastatic brain tumors, spinal cord tumors and neurologic complications of cancer.

    Dr. Raizer came to Northwestern in 2003 to develop the medical neuro-oncology program. He has conducted more than 40 clinical trials in the last decade and is currently the principal investigator for several clinical trials at Northwestern. His research interests are in novel therapies for brain tumors and collaborating with laboratory physicians to better understand the biology of brain tumors and ways to stop there growth.

    Dr. Raizer has authored more than 80 articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals. He is on the editorial board for Journal of Neuro-Oncology, CNS oncology and F1000. He also presents his work at national meetings.