Our skull base tumor team includes world-renowned experts in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors.

To make an appointment, please call The James Line at 614-293-5066 or 800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, confidential telephone service staffed by nurses to provide callers with cancer information and physician referrals. The James Line is available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

If you are an international patient, please reach out to our Destination Medicine team for a referral.


Ricardo Carrau, MD

As a clinician, I’m an otolaryngologist – head and neck surgeon with many clinical and research interests, including head oncology, swallowing disorders, salivary gland disorders and sialendoscopy, endoscopic sinus surgery, endoscopic and open skull base surgery and more. Read More

Matthew Old, MD

I’m an associate professor and director of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. I was named to the Castle Connolly list of "Regional Top Doctors" from 2015-2019 and was also rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2017. Read More


Raymond Cho, MD

As an oculoplastic surgeon, I specialize in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, eye socket and tear drainage system. Vision is a vital sensory function and the appearance of the eyes profoundly affects how people view themselves. Read More

Neurological Surgery

Douglas Hardesty, MD

I’m a neurological surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery for benign and malignant brain tumors, especially tumors of the skull base. I serve as an assistant professor of neurological surgery and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. Read More

Daniel Prevedello, MD

I’m the director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery Programs at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Read More


Vinay Puduvalli, MBBS

I'm a neuro-oncologist with expertise in caring for patients with brain and spine tumors. I was named to the Castle Connolly list of “America's Top Doctors” from 2013-2019. Read More

Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Dukagjin Blakaj, MD, PhD

I’m a radiation oncologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University. I am passionate about practicing medicine as well as research. Read More

John Grecula, MD

I am a board certified radiation oncologist treating patients with radiation therapy as part of a multimodal, comprehensive treatment plan. I specialize in head and neck cancers, base of skull tumors, central nervous system metastases, and lung cancer. Read More


Michael Luttrull, MD

I'm a board certified neuroradiologist with subspecialty expertise in head and neck imaging. I joined the faculty at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in 2011 and currently serve as the section head of head and neck imaging and the associate division chief of neuroradiology. Read More

Luciano Prevedello, MD, MPH

I'm an associate professor of radiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. I'm also the vice-chair for medical informatics and augmented intelligence in imaging, division chief of medical imaging informatics and medical director of the 3D and Advanced Visualization Lab. Read More

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