Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to patients with basal cell carcinoma and other skin cancers. Our skin cancer team includes specialists in:
- Head and neck cancers
- Radiation oncology
- Medical oncology
Each team member has expertise in evaluating and treating patients with cancers of the skin, and experience in managing complex, multiple, and recurrent skin cancers. Each patient is assigned to a treatment team that includes specialists from all disciplines involved in the treatment of skin cancer. This ensures that our patients can be confident that their skin cancer diagnosis is accurate, and that their treatment will be as effective as possible and lead to the best cosmetic outcome.
In addition to medical care, Memorial Sloan Kettering offers a broad range of emotional support programs designed to help patients and family members cope with the range of issues related to life during and after cancer treatment. See Survivorship & Support for more information.
In addition to our main campus in Manhattan, Memorial Sloan Kettering also provides dermatology services at our state-of-the-art facilities in Hauppauge, Long Island, and Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
Select from the list below to learn more about our team of skin cancer experts, including their education, training, board certifications, current publications, and specific areas of expertise.
Nurses play an important role in caring for patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering and are often the members of the treatment team with whom you will have the most contact. Your nurses bring extraordinary knowledge, experience, and expertise to your care because they specialize in helping people with your particular type of cancer. Your nurses will help you through your experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering whether you are being treated in the hospital or as an outpatient.
Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering collaborate with doctors and other members of your patient care team to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. The nurses on your team provide a range of services — administering therapies, monitoring your treatment and watching out for side effects, educating you and your family about what to expect during treatment, and offering emotional support. Nurses also help coordinate your appointments, communicate important information to various members of your patient care team, and keep track of other details related to your treatment. Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering maintain a patient-centered focus, placing your needs and preferences first.