Andrew B. Lassman, MD, is the John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology and the Chief of Neuro-oncology at Columbia University. After earning BS and MS degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry as part of a combined 4-year program at Yale University, he received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Lassman subsequently completed his residency at the Neurological Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, and fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he then joined the faculty and served as fellowship director.
In November 2011, Dr. Lassman became Chief of Neuro-Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center, and also serves as the Medical Director for the Clinical Protocol Data Management Office of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Lassman received the Preuss Award in Neuro-Oncology from the American Academy of Neurology, the Boyer Clinical Research Award from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award from Voices Against Brain Cancer. His clinical practice is limited to central nervous system tumors and metastases.
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MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Neurological Institute of New York
710 West 168th StreetNew York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 342-0571
Fax: (212) 342-1246
John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology