Jennifer Moliterno, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center | Developmental Therapeutics

Neurosurgery: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery | Neuro-Oncology

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Moliterno graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida and went on to receive her medical degree from the College of Medicine, graduating with Honors in Research. She completed her internship and residency training in neurosurgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital where she served as Chief Resident. While at Yale, Dr. Moliterno developed an interest in Neuro-Oncology and devoted her research efforts to implementing clinical trials for brain tumor patients at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Following graduation from residency, Dr. Moliterno completed a one-year clinical fellowship in neurosurgical oncology specializing in surgery for brain and spinal cord tumors at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, also in New York City. While her clinical interest is in the surgical management of all types of benign and malignant brain tumors (i.e. gliomas, GBMs, meningiomas, etc), her particular expertise is in performing specialized (awake) surgeries for complex tumors located in highly functioning brain (i.e. speech and motor areas). In addition, Dr. Moliterno surgically treats tumors of the skull base, such as vestibular schwannomas or acoustic neuromas, as well as other non-oncologic conditions including trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. She is also credentialed for performing gamma knife radiosurgery. Her current research interest is translational and focused on the development of personalized and precise oncologic care.

Education & Training

MD University of Florida College of Medicine (2005)
Fellowship Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Yale-New Haven Hospital

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Contact Info

Jennifer Moliterno, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Neurosurgery-YNHHSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 8th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
333 Cedar Street
PO Box 208082

New Haven, CT 06520-8082

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