following is a list of some of our CyberKnife radiosurgery
doctors that actively participate on the CyberKnife Patient
Support Group "Ask
the Doctors" message board. These doctors have
volunteered their time to answer questions from patients
through the website. You may also contact them privately.
To view a profile, click on the name.
Dr. Chang specializes in the
treatment of vascular disorders and tumors of the brain and spinal cord. He is
the Neurosurgery Director of Cyberknife Radiosurgery. His cerebrovascular work
focuses on the use of surgery and radiosurgery for cerebral aneurysms and vascular
malformations (AVMs). He also specializes in surgical and radiosurgical (Cyberknife)
treatment of brain tumors such as acoustic neuromas (fractionated radiosurgery),
meningiomas, brain metastases, and pituitary tumors. He is one of the few physicians
in the world today specializing in radiosurgery treatment of tumors of the spine.
His research focuses on the development of new methods of utilizing stereotactic
radiosurgery and Cyberknife ™ for the treatment of tumors of the
brain and spine. Dr. Chang has also published numerous articles, abstracts and
book chapters on the subject of cerebrovascular disease and radiosurgery treatment
of brain and spine tumors.
Dr. Medbery is board certified in both medical oncology and radiation oncology.
He specializes in radiosurgery of both intracranial and body cancers and benign
tumors. Research interests include the use of the Cyberknife as a non-invasive
and rapid treatment of prostate cancer and lung cancer. He also is an expert
in the radiosurgical treatment of metastatic disease in the brain, with an experience
of several hundred treated cases.
S. Rosenberg, M.D.
Neurosurgeon & Medical
Director of the Menorah Medical Center CyberKnife
Midwest Neurosurgery Associates
6420 Prospect Street, Suite T411
Kansas City, MO 64132
Rosenberg is board certified in neurosurgery and specializes
in complex spinal surgery and neuro-oncology. He has
extensive experience in both clinical and basic research
and has led spinal surgery programs at major academic
centers. He left academic neurosurgery to focus more
on patient care, but is now concentrating on the innovative
use of CyberKnife radiosurgery in the belief that this
truly enabling technology will have a significant positive
impact on the lives of his patients.
Spunberg is a board certified radiation oncologist practicing
in Palm Beach County, Florida for over twenty years. He
is a fellow of both the American College of Radiology and
the American College of Radiation Oncologist. He graduated
from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency
training in radiation oncology at Columbia-Presbyterian
Medical Center in New York. Particular interests include
the use of Cyberknife in prostate and lung cancer, as well
as intracranial and spinal tumors. He is especially excited
about combining treatment with the Cyberknife with other
therapeutic options such as IMRT and chemotherapy.