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  • Neuro-Oncology

  • Meet the Team

  • Our physicians are faculty members of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where the next generation of neuro-oncology specialists are trained and research is conducted to develop new and more effective treatments for diseases of the brain and central nervous system. Our physicians also participate in the Brown University Oncology Group (BrUOG) and the Radiation Treatment Oncology Group (RTOG), which conduct regional, national and international research in all types of cancer. The close affiliation with Alpert Medical School and the ongoing involvement in research provides patients with access to new treatments through clinical trials.

    Heinrich Elinzano, MDHeinrich Elinzano, MD is an adult neurologist with subspecialty training in neuro-oncology and spinal cord injury medicine, and is also an assistant professor of neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is experienced in the management of tumors of the central nervous system and has a particular interest in conducting clinical trials for the treatment of primary brain tumors and the neurological complications of systemic cancer.

    Elinzano completed his neurology residency training at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center of New York, his spinal cord injury medicine fellowship training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri and his neuro-oncology fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and The Neuro-Oncology Branch of the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke. Prior to his current position at Rhode Island Hospital, he was an adult neuro-oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center.

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    Maeve Dargush, NP

    Maeve Dargush, NP received her bachelor's degree in health policy from Providence College in Rhode Island, and her master's in nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts.

    She worked as a nurse practitioner in radiation oncology at St. Joseph's Hospital/Barrow's Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, where she worked with oncology patients, with a special focus on brain tumor patients.