David  Schiff

David Schiff, MD

Division:
General Neurology Appointment
Department:
Neurology
Call 434.982.4415
Primary Location:

PO Box 800432

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Directions
Phone:
434.982.4415
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Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Neurology, 1994
Research Interests:

Brain tumor clinical trials, Brain tumor epidemiology

Clinical Practice:
Astrocytoma, Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), Meningioma, Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Neurofibromatosis Type 2, Spinal Tumors, Brain Tumors, Hemangioblastomas, Spinal Fusion, Brain Metastases, Primary CNS Lymphoma, Optic Nerve Gliomas, Ependymomas, Oligodendrogliomas, Neurology Services
Appointment:

Professor of Medicine

About
Title:
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Biography

Dr. Schiff is the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Medicine. He is the co-director of the UVA Neuro-Oncology Center. His specialties include clinical trials for malignant brain tumors and the management of neurological complications of cancer and its therapies. He has led or co-led numerous NCI-funded brain tumor and pharmaceutical clinical trials.

Dr. Schiff serves on the NCI brain malignancy steering committee and chairs the ECOG-ACRIN brain tumor working group. He also serves on several editorial boards, most notably as the associate editor of the journal, Neuro-Oncology. 

Awards
  • 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 One of America's Top Cancer Doctors, Newsweek®
Education
Primary:
Harvard Medical School, 1988
Residency:
Neurology, Harvard-Longwood
Fellowships:
Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Neuro-Oncology, Mayo Clinic
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