Elizabeth Neil

Associate Professor and Neuro-Oncology Division Director


Dr. Elizabeth Neil is both a board certified neurologist and neuro-oncologist. Dr. Neil completed a 2-year neuro-oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has significant experience in caring for patients diagnosed with primary tumors of the central nervous system. Additionally, she evaluates and manages patients with systemic cancers that have metastasized to the brain and/ or spinal cord as well as manage neurological complications of cancer including but not limited to; chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, headaches, and epilepsy. Being informed and educated on the best practices in the field is critical and provides the foundation for Dr. Neil to facilitate a team approach in providing comprehensive, advanced, yet compassionate cancer care.

Dr. Neil's academic and clinical research interests include a primary focus on providing brain cancer patients with clinical trial treatment options, both through industry sponsored and investigator initiated mechanisms. She collaborates with many basic researchers at the University of Minnesota and elsewhere to help develop investigational treatments and then provides the framework to make those therapies available to patients through enrollment in clinical trials.

Research Interests


MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
BS, University of Detroit Mercy
Major: Biology

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center
New York, New York
Adult Neurology Residency, Residency
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Medicine Internship, Internship
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio



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