Brain and Spine Cancer Multispecialty Team

Your Team, Your Care

brain and spine center team

Back Row (from left to right): Todd Vitaz, MD; Kiran Taylor, MD; Nathan Pomeroy, MD
Front row (from left to right): Wendy Sherman, MD; Mohammad Kawji, MD, CCD; Sandra Gray, RN,BSN

When it comes to cancer, getting the right  team of experts is critical. That’s why we quickly conduct the tests needed to make a conclusive diagnosis. Then we bring a whole team of cancer specialists together in one place for one appointment with you and your family. You’ll meet with the area’s finest surgical, chemotherapy and radiation therapy experts at Spectrum Health Cancer Center.

Your multispecialty team typically includes:

Neuro Oncologists
Neurosurgical Oncologists
Neurosurgeons
Supportive Care Medicine Specialists
Nurse Navigators
Radiation Oncologists
Endocrinologists
Medical Oncologists
Neuropathologists
Neruopsychologists
Neuroradiologists 
Medical Social Workers


The team will discuss at the Neuro-Oncology Tumor Board, the best ways to treat your tumor, from every medical perspective, including the options that are best for your personal situation and answer any questions you or your family may have. You’ll leave with a detailed verbal and written care plan, a road map for your cancer treatment. This team approach saves you and your family the anxiety and uncertainty of waiting days and weeks between individual appointments.