Dr Gelerah Zadeh

Dr Gelerah Zadeh
Chair, Scientific Medical Affairs Committee

Dr Gelerah Zadeh, MD, Ph.D., FRCSC, Neurosurgeon, Assistant Professor, Clinical Scientist

Dr Zadeh is a neurosurgeon, assistant professor, and clinician scientist the Toronto Western Hospital (University of Toronto). Previously, she worked at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (University College London UK). Her clinical and research focus is on neuro-oncology, with a specialisation in acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas), and minimally invasive endoscopic approaches to anterior skull base sellar and parasellar lesions.

As an active member of the Gamma Knife radiosurgery program, Gelerah has an active peer review funded research laboratory (zadehlab.com) concentrated on molecular mechanisms of tumour vascularization and responses to radiation therapy with the University Health Network (Toronto).

Her team of health care professionals is committed to treating patients with brain tumours, improving overall outcomes and management of the disease burden, while learning to understand why tumours develop to create new treatment strategies.

Dr Zadeh was recently appointed as the Wilkins Family Chair in Brain Tumor Research.