Seema Nagpal, MD

Neuro-oncologist

Brain Tumor Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Neurogenetic Oncology Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Brain Tumor Center at the Advanced Medicine Center, Clinic D

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Brain Tumor Center at the Neuroscience Clinic, Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

Residency: University of California School of Medicine (2009) CA

Internship: University of California School of Medicine (2007) CA

Residency: University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2005) IA

Fellowship: Stanford University (2011) CA

Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2010)

Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2004) PA

Prolonged survival of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in the modern treatment era.
Riess, J. W., Nagpal, S., Iv, M., Zeineh, M., Gubens, M. A., & Wakelee, H. A. (2014). Prolonged survival of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in the modern treatment era. Clinical lung cancer, 15(3), 202-206.

Risk of Leptomeningeal Disease in Patients Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery Targeting the Postoperative Resection Cavity for Brain Metastases
Atalar, B., Modlin, L. A., Choi, C. Yh., Adler, J. R., Gibbs, I. C., & Soltys, S. G. (2013). Risk of Leptomeningeal Disease in Patients Treated With Stereotactic Radiosurgery Targeting the Postoperative Resection Cavity for Brain Metastases. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 87(4), 713-718.

Simultaneous perfusion and permeability measurements using combined spin- and gradient-echo MRI.
Schmiedeskamp, H., Andre, J. B., Straka, M., Christen, T., Nagpal, S., & Bammer, R. (2013). Simultaneous perfusion and permeability measurements using combined spin- and gradient-echo MRI. Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism , 33(5), 732-743.

A Patient With Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Development of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis While on Targeted Treatment With Crizotinib
Riess, J. W., Nagpal, S., Neal, J. W., & Wake, H. A. (2013). A Patient With Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Development of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis While on Targeted Treatment With Crizotinib. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK, 11(4), 389-394.

ETIRINOTECAN PEGOL DNA Topoisomerase 1 Inhibitor Oncolytic
Nagpal, S., & Recht, L. D. (2013). ETIRINOTECAN PEGOL DNA Topoisomerase 1 Inhibitor Oncolytic. DRUGS OF THE FUTURE, 38(4), 227-233.

The incidence and significance of multiple lesions in glioblastoma
Thomas, R. P., Xu, L. W., Lober, R. M., Li, G., & Nagpal, S. (2013). The incidence and significance of multiple lesions in glioblastoma. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 112(1), 91-97.

A Case Series of NSCLC Patients with Different Molecular Characteristics and Choroidal Metastases Improvement in Vision with Treatment Including Pemetrexed and Bevacizumab
Riess, J. W., Nagpal, S., Das, M., Neal, J. W., Kim, J. W., & Wakelee, H. A. (2013). A Case Series of NSCLC Patients with Different Molecular Characteristics and Choroidal Metastases Improvement in Vision with Treatment Including Pemetrexed and Bevacizumab. JOURNAL OF THORACIC ONCOLOGY, 8(2), E17-E18.

Advances in the management of glioblastoma: the role of temozolomide and MGMT testing.
Thomas, R. P., Recht, L., & Nagpal, S. (2013). Advances in the management of glioblastoma: the role of temozolomide and MGMT testing. Clinical pharmacology : advances and applications, 5, 1-9.

Treatment of Leptomeningeal Spread of NSCLC: A Continuing Challenge
Nagpal, S., Riess, J., & Wakelee, H. (2012). Treatment of Leptomeningeal Spread of NSCLC: A Continuing Challenge. CURRENT TREATMENT OPTIONS IN ONCOLOGY, 13(4), 491-504.

Polymer Wafers (Gliadel) in the Treatment of Malignant Glioma
Nagpal, S. (2012). Polymer Wafers (Gliadel) in the Treatment of Malignant Glioma. NEUROSURGERY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 23(2), 289-?.

Neoplastic Myelopathy
Nagpal, S., & Clarke, J. L. (2012). Neoplastic Myelopathy. SEMINARS IN NEUROLOGY, 32(2), 137-145.

Treatment and Prophylaxis of Hematologic Malignancy in the Central Nervous System
Nagpal, S., & Recht, L. (2011). Treatment and Prophylaxis of Hematologic Malignancy in the Central Nervous System. CURRENT TREATMENT OPTIONS IN NEUROLOGY, 13(4), 400-412.

Bevacizumab improves quality of life in patients with recurrent glioblastoma.
Nagpal, S., Harsh, G., & Recht, L. (2011). Bevacizumab improves quality of life in patients with recurrent glioblastoma. Chemotherapy research and practice, 2011, 602812-?.

Cardiac Rupture After Intravenous t-PA Administration in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Dhand, A., Nakagawa, K., Nagpal, S., Gelfand, J. M., Kim, A. S., & Tihan, T. (2010). Cardiac Rupture After Intravenous t-PA Administration in Acute Ischemic Stroke. NEUROCRITICAL CARE, 13(2), 261-262.

Treatment and Prevention of Secondary CNS Lymphoma
Nagpal, S., Glantz, M. J., & Recht, L. (2010). Treatment and Prevention of Secondary CNS Lymphoma. SEMINARS IN NEUROLOGY, 30(3), 263-272.

Decompressive laparotomy to treat intractable cerebral hypoxia.
Nagpal, S., Halpern, C. H., Sims, C., Calland, J. F., Gracias, V. H., & Levine, J. M. (2009). Decompressive laparotomy to treat intractable cerebral hypoxia. journal of trauma, 67(5), E152-5.

Vasospasm as the sole cause of cerebral ischemia: how strong is the evidence?
Stein, S. C., Levine, J. M., Nagpal, S., & LeRoux, P. D. (2006). Vasospasm as the sole cause of cerebral ischemia: how strong is the evidence?. Neurosurgical focus, 21(3), E2-?.

Management of patients with Schwan nomatosis: Report of six cases and review of the literature
Huang, J. H., Simon, S. L., Nagpal, S., Nelson, P. T., & Zager, E. L. (2004). Management of patients with Schwan nomatosis: Report of six cases and review of the literature. SURGICAL NEUROLOGY, 62(4), 353-361.