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Lakshmi Nayak, MD


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  • Director of the Center for Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma
  • Senior Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Brain and leptomeningeal metastases
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Primary brain and spinal cord tumors including gliomas, glioblastoma, primary CNS lymphoma, and ependymoma

Diseases Treated

  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Glioblastoma
  • Low-Grade Glioma
  • Lymphoma, Primary CNS
  • Meningioma

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-3703
  • Office Phone Number617-632-2166
  • Fax617-632-4773

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2009
  • Neuro-Oncology, 2013


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Neuro-Oncology


  • New York Downtown Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Neurology

Medical School:

  • Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, India


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