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From a family practitioner to the most sophisticated neurologists, JFK Medical Center's staff includes some of the most highly respected physicians in the northeast. For a referral to a JFK physician, click here.
Joseph C. Landolfi, DO
Chief of Neurology, JFK Neuroscience Institute
Director of Neuro-Oncology, JFK Brain Tumor Center
Dr. Landolfi joined JFK Medical Center in 1998 after completing his fellowship in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He has developed a national reputation in the diagnosis and management of brain tumors. He and the team of experts of the JFK Brain Tumor Center have developed a nationally recognized Center of Excellence devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and follow up care of brain tumor patients. He is assisted by his Neuro-Oncology Nurse Navigator, Patty Anthony, who participates actively in each patient encounter and offers unlimited support for their patients.
Dr. Landolfi leads a weekly multidisciplinary Brain Tumor Board that discusses each patient case and tailors a treatment plan for each individual. He also offers a multidisciplinary clinic for patients requiring several specialists at one visit. Dr. Landolfi has a special interest in the treatment of malignant gliomas, particularly glioblastoma. He offers standard of care as well as sophisticated clinical trials utilizing brain tumor vaccines, gene therapy and novel treatments. He is a certified provider for the Novocure device, an FDA approved treatment for recurrent glioblastoma.
Dr. Landolfi is a Professor of Neuroscience at the Seton Hall School of Health and Medical Sciences. He has specialized expertise in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and acts as Medical Director of the JFK Gamma Knife program. He has multiple scientific publications in peer reviewed journals including Neurology, the Journal of Neuro-oncology, Neuro-oncology and the European Journal of Cancer. He also serves on several medical advisor boards of organizations dedicated to the care of brain tumor patients.
Dr. Landolfi was NJ Biz Healthcare Heroes Physician of the Year 2012. He has been featured on CBS News (with Dr. Max Gomez), The CBS Sunday Morning Show, Caucus NJ with Steve Adubato, NJN Network, WORTV9, "To Your Health" on News12 New Jersey. He has been the focus of articles written in the Star Ledger, Home News Tribune, Carrier News, and the Italian Tribune News. Also seen in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Landolfi's graduate medical education included a residency in Neurology at the University of Medicine & Dentistry, and an internship in Internal Medicine at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He obtained his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine.