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Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the only academic medical center in Illinois to offer Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, a revolutionary non-invasive treatment for patients with brain tumors and other diseases of the brain.

Since 1998, the Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital has offered this state of the art non-invasive treatment that can destroy brain tumors without the trauma and lengthy recovery associated with traditional surgery.

Northwestern Memorial neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, radiation physicists and registered nurses work together to provide treatment for both adult and pediatric patients.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center provides innovative care for the following conditions:

Brain Tumors

  • Acoustic neuroma/schwannoma 
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Glioma
  • Glomus Jugulare
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Primary brain tumors

Functional Disorders

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Vascular Disorders

  • AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)


Northwestern Memorial Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center
251 E. Huron, Lower Concourse – Suite 178
Chicago, IL 60611

Last UpdateJuly 6, 2012