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Nick Avgeropoulos, MD
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Nicholas G Avgeropoulos, MD - Neuro-Oncology

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Address: 1400 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 321.841.7218

Office Hours: Mon: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Nicholas G. Avgeropoulos, MD, serves as co-director of the Brain and Spine Tumor Program at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. Board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Avgeropoulos has been exclusively practicing medical neuro-oncology since completion of his fellowship training. Dr. Avgeropoulos' residency training in neurology was at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was chief resident and subsequently completed neuroimmunology and neurovirology fellowships.

Dr. Avgeropoulos continued fellowship training in neuropathology at Yale University/Yale New Haven Hospital and then a neuro-oncology fellowship training at Harvard/ Massachusetts General Hospital. He was named as the first Pappas Fellow of neuro-oncology during his second year of training, at which time he also completed clinical research effectiveness courses at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Avgeropoulos' expertise includes the design and conduct of clinical and translational research studies, which advocate for the health and benefit of neuro-oncology patients. Prior to his current position, he served as program director of neuro-oncology and medical director of the Office of Research Administration at Florida Hospital and was adjunct faculty at Duke University and faculty at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Avgeropoulos has served as principal or co-investigator in many clinical trials and translational research projects. While at UF Health Cancer Center — Orlando Health, he has been the recipient of the Exemplary Physician Colleague Award, the Service Star Award, and consistently listed as one of Orlando's Best Doctors. Dr. Avgeropoulos also co-directs the Brain and Spine Tumor Support Group.

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Academic Information

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Medical Education

Medical University of South Carolina

Internship

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Residency

Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship

Medical University of South Carolina, Yale New Haven Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer

There are many different brain tumors, and your treatment will be determined by the type, size, location, and spread of the tumor. Our goal is to facilitate healing and relieve your discomfort.

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Brain Stem Glioma

Brain Stem Glioma

Our team of brain cancer specialists will develop a plan of radiation and chemotherapy with the objective of improving comfort and prolonging your life.

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Central Nervous System Lymphoma

Central Nervous System Lymphoma

This cancer starts in the lymphatic system and may spread to the brain, spinal cord, and eyes.

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Ependymal Tumor

Ependymal Tumor

This tumor develops on the spinal cord or in the brain. We will develop a personalized treatment plan for you and may recommend surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or observation. 

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Medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma

Early diagnosis and treatment of medulloblastoma are vital because these aggressive cancer cells can spread to other areas of the central nervous system.

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Meningiomas

Meningiomas

Meningioma tumors are usually non-cancerous, but may cause seizures or problems with your vision, hearing, memory, or balance.

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Oligodendroglioma

Oligodendroglioma

Our brain oncologists will accurately identify characteristics of these tumors to determine the most effective treatment, which may involve surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

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Pineal Region Tumor

Pineal Region Tumor

Our oncology team will classify your growth as one of the three types of pineal ,tumors, and recommend radiation, chemotherapy, surgery or all three for your treatment.

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Skull Base Tumor

Skull Base Tumor

Our specialists can perform challenging surgery deep within the skull where benign and cancerous tumors have developed. Radiation or chemotherapy also may be used to treat your cancer.

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Skull Cancer

Skull Cancer

If you are diagnosed with skull cancer, our doctors will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, or a combination depending on location of the tumor and origin of the cancer.

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Spinal Tumors

Spinal Tumors

Our goal when treating your spinal tumor is to reduce nerve damage from pressure on the spinal cord. Your personalized treatment plan may include steroids, surgery and radiation therapy.

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