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If you or a family member is faced with a brain tumor-related diagnosis, obtaining a medical opinion from a trusted source can help ensure that you make the decision that is right for you. Cleveland Clinic's Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center specialists offer expert consultations for many brain tumor-related diagnoses.

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Make an Appointment

For our patients' convenience, the Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center offers same day or next day appointments at Cleveland Clinic main campus. To make an appointment please call 216.636.5860 or toll free at 866.588.2264.

Clinical Trials information: toll-free 866.223.8100

Patient Assistance Programs

Programs called PAPs (Patient Assistance Programs) provide free or low-cost prescription medicine to low-income people who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the guidelines. Most medicines are provided by the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture the medicine.

NeedyMeds – NeedyMeds is a 501(3)(c) non-profit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. The information at NeedyMeds is available anonymously and free of charge.

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AutoLITT/NeuroBlate Line

If you are interested in AutoLITT/NeuroBlate as a treatment option for you or someone you love, please contact us at our dedicated AutoLITT/NeuroBlate phone line to arrange a consultation with a Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center physician.

Please call us locally at 216.636.5392 or toll-free at 888.273.1409.

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Refer a Patient

Members of the Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center are available for consultation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our team of doctors is able to see patients with diagnosed or suspected brain tumors within 24 - 48 hours.

Consultations and/or hospital admissions:

  • Weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    Locally at 216.445.8971 
    Toll-free 800.556.5056, ext. 58971 
  • Nights & Weekends
  • When calling for adult patients, please ask to speak with neuro-oncology staff or the chief neurosurgical or neurological resident on call.
  • For pediatric patients, please ask to speak with the chief pediatric neurological resident on call.