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Bjorn M. Lobo, MD | 2015

Dr. Lobo grew up in Ohio and went to the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine where he completed the rigorous BS/MD program, which is one of only six programs in the country that accelerates undergraduate and medical school into a six-year period. He then...

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Dave S. Hoon, MSc, PhD

  • Neuroscience & Neurotherapeutics

As the founding Director of the Department of Molecular Oncology, Dr. Hoon continues to pioneer investigations of RNA/genomic/epigenomic biomarkers for diagnostic, prognostic and predictive assessment of residual tumor cells. He also spearheads investigations of circulating DNA/miRNA biomarkers for staging cancer in patients enrolled in phase...

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Minhdan Nguyen, MHS, PA-C

  • Neuro-Oncology

Minh is part of a comprehensive care team working with Dr. Santosh Kesari to provide high quality care to patients in the neuro-oncology field. She is engaged in patient care, helping them through their difficult journey by optimizing their treatment plan while maintaining a high quality...

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Sharmyn McGraw

One year after Sharmyn’s own pituitary surgery in April 2000, she and Dr. Kelly founded a pituitary tumor patient support group. It has continued to grow over the years and now Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s group is the longest running pituitary disorders support group in the...

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Marilou Loreto

Marilou’s role as financial counselor is to assist patients with understanding their insurance coverage related to their diagnosis and treatment and the associated share of cost (if any). Insurance plans and individual policies vary widely, so each case is carefully researched to ensure maximization of...

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Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD

  • Neurointerventional Surgery
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Selenia Claros

Selenia provides patient care support to Neuro-oncology patients. She is responsible for appointment and imaging scheduling, obtaining health insurance authorizations, and acts as a patient/physician liaison for other patient needs and questions. She provides advanced professional, confidential and executive level administrative project support to the...

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Maricela Sandoval

Maricela is one of our patient care coordinators. She facilitates all administrative aspects of a patient’s care including: pre-screening of medical records and imaging studies, appointment scheduling for the center and other related specialists, securing authorization, coordination of surgery scheduling and after care. It is...