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Patrick Y. Wen, MD


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  • Director, Center for Neuro-Oncology
  • Institute Physician
  • Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • Brain and leptomeningeal metastases
  • Neurologic complications in cancer patients
  • 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

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


Dr. Wen graduated from the Medical College of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London, in 1981. He completed his internal medicine training at the University of London postgraduate hospitals and his neurology residency in the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Training Program. His research is focused on novel treatments of brain tumors, especially targeted molecular agents. His other clinical interests include neurologic complications of cancer.

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 1989
  • Neuro-Oncology


  • Harvard Medical School, Neurology


  • Harvard-Longwood Neurology Training Program, Neurology
  • University of London, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • University of London


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