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 | Durham, NC 1994

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 24 available »

2017 Jan
Gewandter JS, Dworkin RH, Finnerup NB, Mohile NA. "Painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: lack of treatment efficacy or the wrong clinical trial methodology?" Pain. 2017 Jan; 158(1):30-33.
2017 Jan
Trusheim J, Dunbar E, Battiste J, Iwamoto F, Mohile N, Damek D, Bota DA, Connelly J. "A state-of-the-art review and guidelines for tumor treating fields treatment planning and patient follow-up in glioblastoma." CNS oncology. 2017 Jan; 6(1):29-43. Epub 2016 Sep 15.
2016 Sep
Herr MM, Mohile NA, Barr PM, van Wijngaarden E, Brown EB, Rich DQ. "Survival of Secondary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Patients in the Rituximab Era." Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia. 2016 Sep; 16(9):e123-e127. Epub 2016 Jun 08.
2016 Aug
Herr MM, Mohile NA, van Wijngaarden E, Brown EB, Rich DQ. "Antidepressant use and risk of central nervous system metastasis." Journal of neuro-oncology. 2016 Aug; 129(1):179-87. Epub 2016 Jun 11.
2016 Jun 14
Bashir R, Mohile NA. "Solving the riddle of glioblastoma: The hope for immunotherapy." Neurology. 2016 Jun 14; 86(24):2220-1. Epub 2016 May 25.

Current Appointments

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


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