Brian V. Nahed, MD MSC specializes in the surgical treatment of brain tumors and spinal disorders. Dr. Nahed focuses on glioblastoma, gliomas (low grade and high grade), metastatic brain tumors, and meningiomas. Dr. Brian Nahed specializes in brain tumors of the language and motor cortex requiring awake surgery, language and motor mapping, and subcortical stimulation. Using intraoperative MRI, CT, and ultrasound, Dr. Nahed uses real-time imaging to maximize the removal of brain tumors. Dr. Brian Nahed leads a research team at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center which has identified the first evidence of brain tumor cells in the blood of patients with glioblastoma. Dr. Nahed is currently enrolling patients to diagnose and monitor patients with brain tumors using a blood-based test.