Fernando Santos-Pinheiro, MD

Assistant Professor


  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8800 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurology

Cancer Center - Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital

Drexel Town Square Health Center

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Cancer is not the end of the road but the start of a journey. Not only does the patient transform, we all transform. Together we work as a team: health care providers, family, friends, and of course, YOU -- our captain.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Brain Tumors
  • Metastases to the Nervous System
  • Neurofibromatosis (NF)
  • Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Cancer Therapies
  • Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes
  • Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
  • Brain Metastasis

Treatments and Services

  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English
  • Portuguese

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinic Locations


Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Fundação Santo Andre Faculdade de Medicina - Sao Paulo (2010)
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy - Dartmouth Hitchcock Affiliated Hospitals - Hanover, NH (2015-2016)
Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology - University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX (2016-2017)
Residency in Neurology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation Research Institute - Cleveland, OH (2012-2015)