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Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1250
Houston, TX 77030

Fatema Malbari, MD

Director, Neuro-Oncology, for the Division of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Neurosciences

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship Neuro-Oncology 2013
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Fellowship Child Neurology 2012
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2009
Albany Medical College Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2007


Dr. Malbari completed her undergraduate and medical education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, through the accelerated Physician-Scientist Program, where she received a distinction in research.  She completed her Pediatric and Child Neurology residency training at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine.  She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Dr. Malbari is the neurologist for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program and also manages oncology patients with neurologic problems, including seizures. 

Dr. Malbari is board certified in Neuro-Oncology by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurology with special qualifications in child-neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.  

Clinical and Research Interests:

Her clinical interests and areas of research include CNS tumors, Cancer Neurology, Neurofibromatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Neurology Member
Child Neurology Society Member
Children’s Oncology Group Member
Society for Neuro-Oncology Member

Selected Publications

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