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Neuro-Oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center

Dr. Sepideh Mokhtari is board certified neuro-oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center.  Dr. Mokhtari received her medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine in College Station/Temple, TX.   She completed a Neurology Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. 

She completed a Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and received her Neuro-Oncology board certification in 2015.

Dr. Mokhtari’s clinical interests are primarily in brain tumors, brain metastasis, radiation necrosis in the brain, neurofibromatosis, Tuberous Sclerosis and neurologic complications of cancer and cancer treatment.

Her research focus is neurologic complications of immunotherapy and paraneoplastic syndromes. In addition, her research interests include patients with neurofibromatosis with plexiform neurofibromas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas and ependymomas. She is the director of Tuberous Sclerosis clinic and co-director of Neurofibromatosis clinic at Moffitt Cancer Center.  She is director of paraneoplastic syndrome initiative at Moffitt Cancer Center with close collaboration with Curren Foundation. 

She is a Chief of neurologic complication of immunotherapy committee at Moffitt Cancer Center.  She is involved in pathway development and national guidelines for management of neurologic complication of immunotherapy.