Associate Professor in Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology and Medicine-Hematology/Oncology; Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Raizer completed his undergraduate training at UCLA where he moved to from Montreal, Canada. He graduated from New York Medical College with an MD degree and then completed two years of internal medicine training at NYU/Bellevue and 3 years of neurology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He then did a 2-year fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he then remained on staff for 5 years before coming to Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine to develop a medical neuro-oncology program. He joined the Neurology department at Northwestern in 2003 as assistant professor and was then promoted to associate professor in 2007.
Dr. Raizer sees patients in the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center. His research interests are to develop clinical trials using novel agents for patients with primary brain tumors but also metastatic tumors. He is doing research using newer imaging techniques to help management patients and understand responses to treatment. He is also interested in developing quality of life and economic research as it relates to brain tumors. He is currently the PI on 14 clinical trials at NU with more in development and has run over 25 clinical trials in the last 10 years. His future goal is work with translational or basic science research to bring novel therapies into the clinics.
Office: Abbott Hall Suite 1123
jraizer [at] nmff [dot] org