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Donald M. O'Rourke, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, University of Pennsylvania, 1987

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Administrative Title

Director, Human Brain Tumor Tissue Bank

Abramson Cancer Center Title

Associate Professor, Investigator

Department

Neurosurgery

Clinical Expertise

Primary tumors of the central nervous system, including malignant glial neoplasms and benign intracranial mass lesions, with expertise in surgical treatment; tumors metastatic to the nervous system, including brain and spinal cord surgical treatment. Awake speech and motor mapping in brain tumor surgery; Surgical neuro-navigation using MRI guidance.

Research Expertise

Brain tumor signal transduction; experimental biology; strategies of brain tumor treatment; clinical trials for malignant brain tumors; correlation between genetics and MRI features of brain tumors.

Cancer Program
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Program
» Neurosurgery

Residency
Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship
Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 1994-1996

Board Certifications
Neurological Surgery, 1998

Publications
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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
Donald M. O'Rourke, M.D

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein

Office Phone: 215-662-3490
Fax: 215-349-5534

Assistant:
Evelynn Henderson
Office Phone: 215-662-3490
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215 349 5534
evelynn.henderson@uphs.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
Donald M. O'Rourke, M.D

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Office Phone: 215-662-3490
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-349-5534