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Neuro-Oncology Team

As an academic medical center, Tampa General Hospital offers a collaborative approach to all patient care with experts representing multiple specialties. Our multidisciplinary team includes neuro-oncology specialists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, phycologists, physicians assistants, nurses, integrative medicine team, nutritionists, social workers and more. And patients work directly with a care navigator to answer any questions they may have and ensure their experience is as seamless as possible.

Neuro-oncology

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Tulika Ranjan, MD
Director, Neuro-Oncology
TGH Cancer Institute

Dr. Tulika Ranjan is a renowned neuro-oncologist with the Cancer Institute at Tampa General Hospital. She has a wealth of experience in treating adult primary brain and spinal cord tumors and has conducted groundbreaking research on new therapies for treating glioblastoma (GBM).

Prior to joining Tampa General Hospital, Dr. Ranjan was the director of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) adult neuro-oncology program that specialized in advanced modalities such as laser interstitial thermal therapy and cancer stem cell chemo-sensitivity testing. She also served as chairperson for AHN Cancer Institute Neurologic-Oncology disease site leadership team.

Neuro-surgery

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Harry van Loveren, MD
Medical Director, Neurosurgery, TGH Neuroscience Institute
Professor & Chair, Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Dr. Harry van Loveren is the co-medical director of neurology and neurosurgery at Tampa General Hospital and the Professor & Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. He focuses on providing patients with comfort and confidence with his combination of medical practice, surgical skills, and bedside manner. Specializing in neurosurgery, Dr. van Loveren obtained his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and serves as a member of the American Association of Neurological and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Radiation Oncology

Richard Tuli, MD
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Tampa General Hospital

Richard Tuli, MD, PhD, is the director of radiation oncology at Tampa General Hospital as well as a professor and director of radiation oncology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Prior to joining TGH, he served as associate attending and director of developmental therapeutics at the NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and associate professor and clinical director of radiation oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. As a leader in advancing the field of radiation oncology, Dr. Tuli focuses on providing a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary and personalized experience for patients through a combination of cutting-edge technology, novel treatments and developing a connection between the patient and provider.

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John David, MD
Director of Brachytherapy Services, Tampa General Hospital

Dr. John David is a board-certified radiation oncologist with Tampa General Hospital. He serves as the Director of Brachytherapy Services and Lead Physician of Radiopharmaceuticals. He has advanced sub-specialized training in brachytherapy and extensive expert training in radiopharmaceuticals. His other interests include stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and stereotactic body radiation therapy/stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SBRT/SABR). Prior to joining Tampa General Hospital, Dr. David was fortunate to visit and work with physicians at the New York Proton Center, gaining experience in one of the most contemporary radiation treatment modalities – proton therapy.