Dr. Kokkino graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in
Chicago in 1992 and completed a surgical internship at the University
of Cincinnati Medical School. He completed a neurosurgical residency
followed by chief residency at the University of Cincinnati-Mayfield
Clinic program. During his residency, he completed an American Cancer
Society fellowship in neurooncology. After his chief residency, Dr.
Kokkino finished a clinical fellowship in surgical neurooncology. In
1999, he was an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery
at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, where he
focused on treatment of brain tumors.
Dr. Kokkino joined Oregon Neurosurgery Specialists in 2000. While
practicing all aspects of neurosurgery, he focuses on the treatment
of brain and special tumors. Patients benefit from the latest
technologic advances in surgical neurooncology, such as frameless
image-guidance, intraoperative ultrasound, intracavitary
chemotherapy, and interstitial brachytherapy.
Dr. Kokkino continues to develop minimally-invasive techniques in