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Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center

The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center is a nationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of primary and metastatic spine, nerve, and brain tumors, and their effects on the nervous system. Annually, the Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center physicians record approximately 8,000 patient visits and perform more than 900 surgeries.


About the Center
Learn why patients choose to come to our center, including a list of our annual reports, current news and videos and how to give back to our center.
Types of Tumors
View a current list of the tumors we treat in our center.
Diagnostics & Testing
How we diagnose our patients using a combined approach of neuroimaging services and neuropathology techniques.
Treatment & Services
We offer treatment for both benign and malignant tumors. Learn more about the treatment options we offer.
Our Doctors
View a list of Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center's treating physicians.
Request an appointment or refer a patient to our Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center.
Research & Clinical Trials
In our center we focus on translational research that creates two-way communication between laboratory researchers and physicians.
Patient Education
Read patient success stories and a find a support group that is right for you or your loved one.
For Medical Professionals
Refer a patient or learn about our Gamma Knife Training Courses.

Patient Resources


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Dr. David Peereboom comments on a brain tumor surgery study

Cleveland Clinic physicians reach new heights on Mt. Kilimanjaro

Cleveland Clinic physicians Glen Stevens, DO, PhD, (Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center) and Alan Taege, MD, (Department of Infectious Disease), along with each of their sons, recently traveled to Africa to hike to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. To many this feat, in and of itself, is amazing. But for Dr. Steven's son Ryan, who is legally blind, it is a true accomplishment.

Dental x-rays may be linked to benign brain tumors

Glen Stevens, DO, PhD discusses the recently published study linking dental x-rays to incidents of meningiomas brain tumors.