Nicholas A. Butowski

MD

Neuro-oncologist
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Dr. Nicholas Butowski is a neuro-oncologist who specializes in brain tumors, neuroimaging, cognitive and rehabilitative neurology, and complementary therapies for neurological disorders. He is director of clinical services in neuro-oncology and a researcher at the Brain Tumor Center.

In his research, Butowski focuses on developing treatments for primary brain tumors as well as methods to ensure good quality of life for patients and to assist them in recovering from or coping with brain injury.

Butowski earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in neuro-oncology at UCSF. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society for Neuro-oncology.

  • Education

    University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1999

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Neurology, 2003

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Neuro-oncology, 2004

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Compassion is not a virtue; it is a commitment.

Clinics I work with

Brain Tumor Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

5.0

Overall Experience
126 Reviews
I would not want to work with anyone other than Dr Butowski. I completely trust that he has my best interest in mind when making treatment recommendations.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
125 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
125 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
118 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
124 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
123 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
121 Reviews

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