Fellowship-Trained Neuro-Oncology Surgeon Joins the Stephenson Cancer
A. Glenn, M.D., a dual fellowship-trained skull base and neuro-oncology
surgeon, joins the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program at the Stephenson
Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He
is also an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the OU College of
As a high-volume neuro-oncology surgeon, Glenn treats
malignancies of the brain with a special focus in skull base tumors,
pituitary tumors and gliomas.
Glenn specializes in minimally
invasive surgical techniques, like keyhole surgery and expanded
endoscopic endonasal approaches to the skull base. Additionally, he is
the only neurosurgeon in the state who performs laser interstitial
thermal therapy, an advanced technique performed by implanting a laser
catheter into hard-to-reach brain tumors and using heat to kill it.
addition, he has a strong background in academic medicine and clinical
research. He has authored and co-authored 46 peer-reviewed publications
as well as presented at 27 national and international conferences.
will work alongside a multidisciplinary team of experts in the Brain
Tumor program, including the state’s only two board-certified
neuro-oncologists, James Battiste, M.D., Ph.D. and Sara Sung, M.D. He
will also participate in the multiple clinical trials offered at the
Stephenson Cancer Center.
“We’re delighted to have Dr. Glenn join
our team at OU Medicine,” said Timothy Mapstone, MD, Chairman and
Wilkins Professor of Neurosurgery. “His expertise and training as a dual
fellowship-trained neurosurgeon means Oklahomans will have access to
the latest and most advanced training in the country – without having to
Glenn has completed two fellowships in neurosurgery,
including a skull base surgery fellowship at Case Western Reserve
University in Cleveland, OH, with Nicholas Bambakidis, M.D., a
nationally recognized leader in acoustic neuroma treatment. Glenn also
previously completed a minimally invasive skull base surgery fellowship
at the Stephenson Cancer Center under the direction of Michael Sughrue,
M.D., a world-renowned neuro-oncology surgeon.
Prior to this
training, Glenn completed a neurological surgery residency at the
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He earned his medical
degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in
Shreveport, LA, and an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State
University–Agricultural & Mechanical College in Baton Rouge, LA.
sees patients at the Stephenson Cancer Center, 800 N.E. 10th Street. To
request an appointment or second opinion, call (405) 271-8299 or visit