Nimish A. Mohile, M.D.

Nimish A. Mohile, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

A board certified neurologist with specialty training in neuro-oncology, Dr. Nimish Mohile completed his residency in neurology at Northwestern University followed by a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Mohile joined the faculty at the University of Rochester in 2007 where he has a joint appointment in neurology and oncology. He sees patients at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and at Strong Memorial Hospital.

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.
His research focuses on understanding the role of cancer stem cells in the progression of brain tumors. He is interested in developing novel therapies for the treatment of all types of brain tumors and is currently the principal investigator of several clinical trials at the University of Rochester.

Awards & Honors (National)

A. B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award | American Academy of Neurology 2015
SWOG Travel Award Recipient | Souhwest Oncology Group 2011
American Neurological Association Junior Academic Scholarship Award 2009
American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award | American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation 2007
AAN Resident Annual Meeting Scholarship | American Academy of Neurology 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Neurology Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2011
Graduate Medical Education Award for excellence in teaching medical students 2004
Dean's List | St George's University | Grenada, WI 1996 - 2000
Dean's List | Duke University | Chapel Hill, NC 1994

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 14 available »

2015 Sep
Wen PY, Omuro A, Ahluwalia MS, Fathallah-Shaykh HM, Mohile N, Lager JJ, Laird AD, Tang J, Jiang J, Egile C, Cloughesy TF. "Phase I dose-escalation study of the PI3K/mTOR inhibitor voxtalisib (SAR245409, XL765) plus temozolomide with or without radiotherapy in patients with high-grade glioma." Neuro-oncology. 2015 Sep; 17(9):1275-83. Epub 2015 May 26.
2014 May
Ray S, Bonafede MM, Mohile NA. "Treatment Patterns, Survival, and Healthcare Costs of Patients with Malignant Gliomas in a Large US Commercially Insured Population." American health & drug benefits. 2014 May; 7(3):140-9.
2013 Nov
Wychowski T, Wang H, Buniak L, Henry JC, Mohile N. "Considerations in prophylaxis for tumor-associated epilepsy: prevention of status epilepticus and tolerability of newer generation AEDs." Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 2013 Nov; 115(11):2365-9. Epub 2013 Sep 01.
2013 Jan 1
Somers KE, Almast J, Biemiller RA, Silberstein HJ, Johnson MD, Mohile NA. "Diagnosis of primary CNS melanoma with neuroimaging." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2013 Jan 1; 31(1):e9-11. Epub 2012 Nov 19.
2011 Mar 29
Mohile NA, Zoccoli CM, Glantz M. "Is brain the new bone marrow? Stem cells, cancer, and cognition: a working hypothesis." Neurology. 2011 Mar 29; 76(13):1118-20. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Neuro-Oncology (SMD) - Primary


Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


M.S | Clinical and Translational Research | University of Rochester2013
M.D. | Medicine | St George's University2000
M.S. | Physiology | Georgetown University1996
B.S. | Biology | Duke University1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Neurophysiology at Northwestern University Medical School07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Residency in Neurology at Northwestern University Medical School07/01/2001 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Internal Medicine at Norwalk Hospital07/01/2000 - 06/30/2001