Our Brain and Spine Cancer Team.

Brain and spine cancers are relatively rare. That is why it is important to find a center with doctors who specialize in treating these types of cancer.

At Wilmot, our doctors are dedicated to treating tumors of the brain and spine. We treat more brain and spine cancers than any other center in Upstate New York.

Neurosurgery - Brain


Kevin A. Walter, MD
Kevin A. Walter, MD is Director of the Program for Brain and Spinal Tumors. Dr. Walter earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he also performed a residency in Neurological Surgery. He then completed a fellowship in Neuro-Oncology that was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Full bio

 


Webster H. Pilcher, MD, PhD
Webster H. Pilcher, MD, PhD is Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Pilcher earned his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and performed a fellowship in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Full bio

 

 

Spine Oncology


Kevin A. Walter, MD
Kevin A. Walter, MD is Director of the Program for Brain and Spinal Tumors. Dr. Walter earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he also performed a residency in Neurological Surgery. He then completed a fellowship in Neuro-Oncology that was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Full bio

 


Addisu Mesfin, MD
Addisu Mesfin, MD is an Assistant Professor in the department of Orthopaedics and the Cancer Center. Dr. Mesfin earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Mesfin then completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital followed by a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes Jewish Hospital. Full bio

 


Robert Molinari, MD
Robert Molinari, MD is a Professor in the department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Molinari earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Molinari then completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Orthopedics-spine surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Full bio

 


Paul Rubery Jr., MD
Paul Rubery, Jr., MD is a Professor in the department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Rubery earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Rubery then completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery followed by a fellowship in Spinal surgery-Richard Burton, MD at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio

 

 

Neurooncology


David N. Korones, MD
David N. Korones, MD is a Professor in the Department of Neurology and in the Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Korones then completed a fellowship in Pediatrics at Yale and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio


Adilia Hormigo, MD
Adilia Hormigo, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology. Shee received her medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa and PhD in medical science from New York University. Dr. Hormigo completed a residency in Neurology at Hospital de Santa Maria and Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Lisbon, Portugal followed by two fellowships in Neurology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She also completed another residency in Neurology at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center. Full bio


Nimish A. Mohile, MD
Nimish A. Mohile, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, Neuro-Oncology. He earned his MD at St. George’s University. Dr. Mohile performed a fellowship in Neurophysiology at Northwestern University Medical School as well as a fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Full bio

 

Radiation Oncology


Louis
Louis “Sandy” Constine, MD is a Professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Pediatrics. He directs our Cancer Center Survivorship Program and is Vice Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Constine received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Stanford University, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Washington. He then completed another residency in Radiation Oncology at Stanford University. Full bio.

 

 


Michael T. Milano, MD, PhD
Michael T. Milano, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Milano earned his MD and a PhD in biophysics from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then performed a residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Full bio.

 

 


Kenneth Y. Usuki, MD
Kenneth Y. Usuki, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical in the Department of Radiation Oncology. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Usuki then completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio.

 

Neuropathology


Mahlon Johnson, MD, PhD
Mahlon Johnson, MD, PhD is the Director of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Johnson received his MD and PhD from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He then performed a fellowship in Neuropathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Full bio

 


Gabrielle Yeaney, MD
Gabrielle Yeaney, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the Penn State University College of Medicine. Dr. Yeaney then performed a fellowship in neuropathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Full bio

 

Endocrinology


Laura M. Calvi, MD
Laura M. Calvi, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism. She earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Calvi performed a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital. Full bio

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