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What is Meningioma?

A meningioma is a type of brain tumor that arises from the meninges, the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningiomas are typically slow-growing and benign, but in some cases, they can be aggressive or malignant. Common symptoms include headaches, seizures, vision problems, and changes in cognitive function. The location of the tumor within the brain can vary, leading to a wide range of neurological symptoms.

Why Dr. William Ares?

Dr. William Ares, a highly skilled neurosurgeon based in Chicago, IL, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of meningioma. His expertise and compassionate care make him the ideal choice for patients seeking effective management of this condition.

Accurate Diagnosis: Dr. Ares utilizes advanced imaging techniques, such as MRI and CT scans, to accurately diagnose meningiomas and determine their size, location, and potential impact on surrounding brain structures. Accurate diagnosis is crucial for developing an appropriate treatment plan.

Comprehensive Treatment Options: Dr. Ares offers a comprehensive range of treatment options for meningioma, tailored to each patient's specific needs. Treatment may include watchful waiting with regular monitoring, surgical resection, radiation therapy, or a combination of approaches. Dr. Ares carefully evaluates each patient's case to determine the most suitable treatment approach to achieve optimal outcomes.

Advanced Surgical Techniques: Dr. Ares is skilled in utilizing advanced surgical techniques to remove meningiomas while preserving critical brain functions. He employs state-of-the-art navigation systems and intraoperative imaging to ensure precise tumor resection and minimize damage to surrounding healthy tissue.

Collaborative Approach: Dr. Ares believes in a collaborative approach to patient care. He works closely with a multidisciplinary team, including neuroradiologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists, to provide comprehensive evaluation and optimal treatment outcomes for patients with meningioma.

Patient-Centered Care: Dr. Ares is dedicated to providing patient-centered care, prioritizing each individual's unique needs and concerns. He takes the time to thoroughly explain the condition, treatment options, and expected outcomes, ensuring that patients and their families are well-informed and actively involved in their healthcare decisions.

If you are seeking expert care for meningioma in Chicago, IL, Dr. William Ares offers exceptional neurological expertise, utilizing advanced techniques to accurately diagnose and effectively treat meningioma, aiming to improve patients' quality of life and overall well-being.

Meningioma - Neurosurgeon in Chicago, IL



A common type of brain tumor arising from the meninges, typically benign but can cause symptoms.


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