Heinrich Elinzano, MD

Heinrich Elinzano, MD

Neuro-Oncology Medical Lead, Lifespan Cancer Institute

Heinrich Elinzano, MD is an adult neurologist, with subspecialty training in neuro-oncology and spinal cord injury medicine, and is also an assistant professor of neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is experienced in the management of tumors of the central nervous system and has a particular interest in conducting clinical trials for the treatment of primary brain tumors and the neurological complications of systemic cancer.

Elinzano completed his neurology residency at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center of New York, his spinal cord injury medicine fellowship training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, and his neuro-oncology fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and The Neuro-Oncology Branch of the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke. Prior to his current position at Rhode Island Hospital, he was an adult neuro-oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center.



Brown Neurology
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St., 5th Floor
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  University of the Philippines, College of Medicine
  • Residency:  St. Vincent's Medical Center, New York
  • Fellowship:  Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis , MO
  • Fellowship:  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine