Ankush Bhatia, M.D.

Assistant Professor


Medical School
Rush Medical College

Loyola University Health System

Rush University Medical Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Medical Interests

Dr. Bhatia provides neuro-oncological care with special interest in the treatment
of the following conditioms: gliomas such as glioblastoma, astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma,
ependymoma; spinal cord tumors; other primary brain tumors such as central system
lymphoma and meningiomas; brain metastasis (including leptomeningeal disease); neurological
complications of cancer such as chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and paraneoplastic
disorders; histiocytic disorders such as Erdheim-Chester disease; neurofibromatosis; and pituitary tumors.

Research Interests

Dr. Bhatia is actively engaged in clinical and translational neuro-oncological research
with the ultimate goal of discovering novel treatments for patients with incurable brain tumors. He is also
interested in the intersection of neuroimaging, cognition, and patient quality of life and using multi-
dimensional data to improve patient outcomes.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Bhatia is dedicated to education of fellows, residents, and medical students in all aspects of neuro-oncology.