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Neuro-oncologist joins Department of Neurology

Jose Carrillo, MD

Dr. Jose A. Carrillo has joined UC Irvine's Department of Neurology as an assistant clinical professor and as a neuro-oncologist with UC Irvine Healthcare's Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program.

Carrillo specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of primary and secondary brain tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme and brain metastases, as well as the neurologic complications of cancer.

His research interests involve neuro-imaging features of brain tumors and molecular markers as they apply to brain tumor treatment and survival. Carrillo sees patients at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he is enrolling patients in clinical trials. He is an outstanding addition to our department and to the brain tumor program.

Carrillo earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H. He completed his residency training in neurology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center followed by a fellowship in neuro-oncology at UCLA Medical Center. He is board certified in neurology.

To refer patients to Carrillo, please call 1.877.UCI.9111.