Dr. Mohile completed his residency training at Northwestern University, followed by a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is certified in Neurology and Neuro-oncology. In 2007, he joined the neurology department at the University of Rochester where he built and fostered the neuro-oncology division and multi-disciplinary brain tumor program. His mission is to teach, elevate clinical care and perform research that extends and improves the lives of patients with brain tumors.
Dr. Mohile sees patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors and is involved in administering chemotherapy, treating seizures and managing side effects of brain tumors and brain tumor therapy. In addition, he does consultations on patients with neurologic complications of cancer or cancer treatments.
Nimish Mohile, MD, MS, FAAN is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Oncology at the University of Rochester and the Ann Aresty Camhi Professor of Neurology. He serves as the Associate Chair for Career Development and Leadership, Neuro-oncology Division Chief and Leader of the Neuro-oncology service line. He is a UCNS fellowship program director, serves on the UCNS Certification committee, chairs the American Society of Clinical Oncology Glioma Guidelines Panel and is currently the Vice-chair of the AAN section for Neuro-oncology.
As an Associate Chair for Career Development and Leadership, he has spearheaded innovative programs that emphasize personal values, identity and reflective work in the professional development of faculty, administrative staff, advanced practice providers and residents. He also directs departmental leadership programs for residents and faculty to develop leadership skills, implement change and develop resilient teams.
Dr. Mohile aspires to help organizations transform into multicultural, antiracist and equitable entities. He is an advocate for incorporating principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, antiracism and social justice into the profession of neurology. He serves as a diversity officer in the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester, where he also chairs the Antiracism working group. He currently co-chairs the AAN Diversity Officer’s Group, is a member of the EDI Joint Coordinating Council and was recently appointed to the AAN Special Commission for Racism, Inequity and Social Justice.
His research focuses on developing and testing therapeutic and supportive care interventions to improve and extend the lives of patients with malignant gliomas. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications. He is currently the principal investigator of several industry-sponsored, investigator-initiated and NCI- funded clinical trials. He has developed a body of work that explores the burdens experienced by patients wtih brain tumors and caregivers, related to hospitalizations, seizures, decision-making and end of life care.
A. B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology
SWOG Travel Award Recipient
Sponsor: Southwest Oncology Group
Neurology Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY
American Neurological Association Junior Academic Scholarship Award
American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation
Graduate Medical Education Award for excellence in teaching medical students
AAN Resident Annual Meeting Scholarship
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology
1996 - 2000
Sponsor: St George's University
Location: Grenada, WI
Sponsor: Duke University
Location: Durham, NC
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Mohile NA, Spector AR, Ebong IM, Flippen C, Gutierrez C, Leacock RO, Marulanda-Londoño E, Mejia NI, Thomas R, Hamilton RH. "Developing the Neurology Diversity Officer: A Roadmap for Academic Neurology Departments." Neurology.. 2021 Jan 5; Epub 2021 Jan 05.
Warren KT, Liu L, Liu Y, Strawderman MS, Hussain AH, Ma HM, Milano MT, Mohile NA, Walter KA. "Time to treatment initiation and outcomes in high-grade glioma patients in rehabilitation: a retrospective cohort study." CNS oncology.. 2020 Oct 28; :CNS64. Epub 2020 Oct 28.
Liu Y, Strawderman MS, Warren KT, Richardson M, Serventi JN, Mohile NA, Milano MT, Walter KA. "Clinical Efficacy of Tumor Treating Fields for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma." Anticancer research.. 2020 Oct 0; 40(10):5801-5806.
Books & Chapters
Chapter Title: Principles of Chemotherapy
Book Title: Brain Tumors: Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
Author List: Abrey LE and Mohile NA
Edited By: Baehring J, Piepmeier J
Published By: Informa Health Care, USA 2007 in New York
Chapter Title: Chemotherapy of Neuronal Tumors
Book Title: Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy
Author List: Mohile, N.A.; Raizer, J.J.
Edited By: Newton, H.B.
Published By: Elsevier 2006 in Amsterdam: Boston
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