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Lynn S. Ashby, MD

Lynn S. Ashby, MD
Assistant Director, Neuro-Oncology Program








Education, Training, and Previous Positions

  • 1999-2000: Staff Neurologist, Neuro-Oncologist, Barrow Neurology Group
  • 2000-2001: Staff Neurologist, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group
  • 2001-2003: Staff Neurologist, Neuro-Oncologist, Straub Clinic and Hospital
  • 2001-2003: Neuro-Oncology Consultant, Gamma Knife Center of the Pacific
  • 2003-2006: Medical Student Clerkship Director (Neurology), Barrow Neurological Institute
  • 1997-1999: Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Neuro-Oncology
  • 1996-1997: Chief Resident, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Neurology
  • 1994-1996: Residency, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Neurology
  • 1993-1994: Internship, Evanston Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • 1988-1993: MD, Northwestern University Medical School
  • 1984-1986: MA, Northwestern University Graduate School
  • 1974-1977: BSS, Northwestern University School of Speech


Selected Professional Memberships and Appointments

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • Leksell Gamma Knife Society
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • Chairman, Future Sites Committee; Board of Directors (nonvoting member), Society for Neuro Oncology (SNO)
  • Steering Committee; Neurosurgical Subcommittee; Low Grade Glioma Subcommittee; Meningioma Subcommittee; Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG): Brain
  • Editorial Review Boards: Journal of Neuro-Oncology, World Neurosurgery


Selected Publications

  1. Dashti SR, Sauvageau E, Smith KA, Ashby LS. Nonsurgical treatment options in the management of intracranial meningiomas. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2009;1:494-500.

  2. Ashby LS. Low-grade glioma: no longer to treat or not to treat, but why to treat. Surg Neurol. Aug 6 2009.

  3. Smith KA, Ashby LS, Gonzalez LF, Brachman DG, Thomas T, Coons SW, Battaglia M, Scheck A. Prospective trial of gross-total resection with Gliadel wafers followed by early postoperative Gamma Knife radiosurgery and conformal fractionated radiotherapy as the initial treatment for patients with radiographically suspected, newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurosurg. Dec 2008;109 Suppl:106-117.

  4. Ashby LS, Ryken TC. Management of malignant glioma: steady progress with multimodal approaches. Neurosurg Focus. 2006;20(4):E3.

  5. Ashby LS, Shapiro WR. Low-grade glioma: supratentorial astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, and oligoastrocytoma in adults. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. May 2004;4(3):211-217.

  6. Ashby LS, Shapiro WR. Intra-arterial cisplatin plus oral etoposide for the treatment of recurrent malignant glioma: a phase II study. J Neurooncol. Jan 2001;51(1):67-86.

  7. Coons SW, Ashby LS. Pathology of intracranial neoplasms. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. Nov 1999;9(4):615-649.

View complete list of publications on PubMed

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