Conditions We Treat.

Home > Conditions > Brain Tumors

Brain Tumors.

Brain tumors are abnormal growths of cells in the brain.

Symptoms of Brain Tumors:

Tumors are generally separated into two categories. Primary brain tumors arise within the head itself, and metastatic tumors spread from different areas of the body. Brain tumor symptoms vary depending on the location and type of tumor. Symptoms are typically slow and progressive and vary based on the type and location of the tumor. Some of the most common brain tumor symptoms include:

  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Weakness or numbness on one side of the body
  • Speech problems
  • Vision impairment
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Hearing loss

Brain tumors can affect anyone, but most commonly occur in adults. Typically, a brain tumor is diagnosed using an MRI.

Brain Tumor Treatment:

Brain tumors can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous), and treatment will depend on the individual patient’s case. For most tumors, the best treatment is surgical removal of the tumor. Radiation and chemotherapy can also be used as primary treatment options for brain tumors. Most patients will need regular follow-ups and imaging.

*Disclaimer: The materials available at this website are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing medical advice. You should contact your doctor to obtain advice with respect to any particular medical issue or problem. Use and access to this website or any of the links contained within the site do not create a doctor-client relationship. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the medical office or any individual doctor or physician.

We specialize in Brain Tumor Treatment.

At Nashville Neurosurgery Associates, we are proud to be one of the region’s leading neurosurgical centers. Our team of board-certified surgeons provide expert care and treatment of brain tumors.

Rex-Arendall-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates

REX ARENDALL, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
obbi-Franklin-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates

ROBBI L. FRANKLIN, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Khan-Li-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates-2

KHAN LI, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Chine-Logan-DO_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates-2

CHINE SP LOGAN, DO, MHA, MS, FACS, FACOS

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Robert-Mericle-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates

ROBERT A. MERICLE, MD, FAANS

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
William-Schooley-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates-2

WILLIAM SCHOOLEY, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Karl-Sillay-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates-2

KARL SILLAY, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Ivan-Stoev-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates

IVAN T. STOEV, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Christopher-Storey-MD_Nashville-Neurosurgery-Associates

CHRISTOPHER STOREY, MD, PHD

Fellowship Trained Neurosurgeon
Arthur Ulm MD Nashville NeurosurgeryAssociates

ARTHUR J. ULM, MD

Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

Barbara White

Barbara is a patient of Dr. Franklin who was suffering from brain aneurysm. When her aneurysm ruptured, Dr. Franklin performed surgery to repair it.

Did you know you can now request an appointment online?