Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Parking: Free with validation, using your green parking ticket when you register at your appointment. Use the Lee Street Parking Garage directly across the street from University Hospital and Emergency Department.
Shuttle service: Runs every 30 minutes, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Find shuttle stop locations.
Neuro Oncology experts provide brain tumor treatment for adults and children.
Our philosophy of care is to offer patients and their families the full spectrum of innovative, advanced brain tumor treatments within a coordinated, team-based approach focused on maximizing quality of life.
Our advanced treatment options give us the ability to target your tumor with a tailored approach.
Learn more about treatment options, support offerings and the whole host of brain tumor services at UVA.
When You Call
Our administrative assistant schedules appointments and tests and helps get messages to everyone. Appointments for new patients are usually available within a week.
Before Your First Appointment
Your Medical Records
- Send copies of your pathology slides (available through your hospital's pathology department) a few days before your appointment date.
- Send copies of any MRIs or CT scans.
- We'll also need a copy of the pathology report. This report may be available from your hospital's Medical Records Department or from your doctor.
Note: Even though you may be charged a fee for copies, don't send originals.
Send your slides and report to:
David Schiff, MD
Division of Neuro-Oncology, UVA Health System
(for FedEx, UPS, etc.):
1300 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903-0156
(for U.S. Postal Service):
P.O. Box 800432
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Bring With You to Your First Appointment
If you can't send us your information ahead of time, bring the following to your appointment:
- Copies of your pathology slides (available through your hospital's pathology department)
- Copies of your MRI and any other films, such at CAT scans, X-rays (available through your hospital's radiology department)
- Doctors' notes and reports from your medical record (available either through your doctor's office or your hospital's medical records department)
You don't need a referral to make an appointment with us. However, many patients are referred to us by community medical and surgical oncologists once they get an initial diagnosis.
Get a Second Opinion
Our expert doctors offer second opinions either in person here at UVA or via mail. We'll work with medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons in the community to make sure you get an accurate diagnosis.
Find out more about second opinions and how to get a written consultation.