Cervical Cancer: Find a Cervical Cancer Expert

Our experts are highly experienced in treating women with cervical cancer, and our outcomes after surgery for both advanced and recurrent disease are among the best in the world. Many women of reproductive age with early-stage cancer come to us because of our expertise in novel fertility-preserving techniques.

Our multidisciplinary team meets frequently to review each case and develop individualized treatment plans. In addition to medical experts such as surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiologists, the team includes specialists who can ensure that your other needs, such as concerns with sexuality and fertility, are also met.

Select from the list below to learn more about our cervical cancer specialists – including their education, training, board certifications, current publications, and areas of clinical expertise.

Surgery

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, MD, FACOG, FACS -- Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Service; Chair Surgical Quality Assessment
Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
Chief, Gynecology Service; Vice Chair for Technology Development, Department of Surgery
Richard R. Barakat, MD, FACS -- Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network and Alliances; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Richard R. Barakat
Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Regional Care Network and MSK Cancer Alliance; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Carol L. Brown, MD, FACOG, FACS
Carol L. Brown
Director, Office of Diversity Programs in Clinical Care, Research, and Training
Pictured: Dennis Chi
Dennis S. Chi
Deputy Chief and Head, Section of Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery
Pictured: Ginger J. Gardner, MD, FACOG
Ginger J. Gardner
Director, International Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
Pictured: Elizabeth Jewell
Elizabeth Jewell
Mario M. Leitao, Jr., MD, FACOG -- Co-Director, Robotic Surgery
Mario M. Leitao, Jr.
Fellowship Director, Gynecology Service; Co-Director, Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Yukio Sonoda, MD, FACOG, FACS
Yukio Sonoda
Oliver Zivanovic
Oliver Zivanovic
Director, Innovative Surgical Technology, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

Surgery: Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, MD, FACOG, FACS -- Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Service; Chair Surgical Quality Assessment
Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
Chief, Gynecology Service; Vice Chair for Technology Development, Department of Surgery
Richard R. Barakat, MD, FACS -- Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network and Alliances; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Richard R. Barakat
Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Regional Care Network and MSK Cancer Alliance; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Carol L. Brown, MD, FACOG, FACS
Carol L. Brown
Director, Office of Diversity Programs in Clinical Care, Research, and Training
Pictured: Dennis Chi
Dennis S. Chi
Deputy Chief and Head, Section of Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery
Pictured: Ginger J. Gardner, MD, FACOG
Ginger J. Gardner
Director, International Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
Pictured: Elizabeth Jewell
Elizabeth Jewell
Mario M. Leitao, Jr., MD, FACOG -- Co-Director, Robotic Surgery
Mario M. Leitao, Jr.
Fellowship Director, Gynecology Service; Co-Director, Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Pictured: Douglas Levine
Douglas A. Levine
Head, Gynecology Research Laboratory
Yukio Sonoda, MD, FACOG, FACS
Yukio Sonoda
Oliver Zivanovic
Oliver Zivanovic
Director, Innovative Surgical Technology, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

Surgery: Robotic Surgery

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, MD, FACOG, FACS -- Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Service; Chair Surgical Quality Assessment
Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
Chief, Gynecology Service; Vice Chair for Technology Development, Department of Surgery
Richard R. Barakat, MD, FACS -- Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network and Alliances; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Richard R. Barakat
Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Regional Care Network and MSK Cancer Alliance; Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery
Pictured: Dennis Chi
Dennis S. Chi
Deputy Chief and Head, Section of Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery
Pictured: Ginger J. Gardner, MD, FACOG
Ginger J. Gardner
Director, International Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
Pictured: Elizabeth Jewell
Elizabeth Jewell
Mario M. Leitao, Jr., MD, FACOG -- Co-Director, Robotic Surgery
Mario M. Leitao, Jr.
Fellowship Director, Gynecology Service; Co-Director, Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Pictured: Douglas Levine
Douglas A. Levine
Head, Gynecology Research Laboratory
Yukio Sonoda, MD, FACOG, FACS
Yukio Sonoda
Oliver Zivanovic
Oliver Zivanovic
Director, Innovative Surgical Technology, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

Medical Oncology

David R. Spriggs, MD -- Head, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology; Winthrop Rockefeller Chair of Medical Oncology
David R. Spriggs
Head, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology; Winthrop Rockefeller Chair of Medical Oncology
Carol Aghajanian, MD -- Chief, Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service
Carol Aghajanian
Chief, Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service
Katherine M. Bell-McGuinn, MD, PhD
Katherine M. Bell-McGuinn
Pictured: Rachel N. Grisham
Rachel N. Grisham
Martee L. Hensley, MD
Martee L. Hensley
Pictured: David Hyman
David Hyman
Jason A. Konner, MD
Jason A. Konner
Pictured: Asma Latif
Asma Latif
Vicky Makker, MD
Vicky Makker
Pictured: Roisin O'Cearbhaill
Roisin E. O'Cearbhaill
Pictured: Paul Sabbatini
Paul Sabbatini
Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research
William P. Tew, MD
William P. Tew
Pictured: Dmitriy Zamarin
Dmitriy Zamarin

Radiation Therapy

Karen D. Schupak, MD -- Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology
Karen D. Schupak
Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology
Kaled M. Alektiar, MD
Kaled M. Alektiar
Daphna Y. Gelblum, MD
Daphna Y. Gelblum
Marisa A. Kollmeier, MD
Marisa A. Kollmeier
Pictured: Boris Mychalczak
Borys R. Mychalczak
Chief, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Sleepy Hollow

Radiology

Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD -- Chair, Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair
Hedvig Hricak
Chair, Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair
Pictured: Evis Sala; Chief, Body Imaging Service
Evis Sala
Chief, Body Imaging Service
Pictured: Oguz Akin
Oguz Akin
Yulia Lakhman, MD
Yulia Lakhman
Weining Ma, MD
Weining Ma
Svetlana Mironov, MD
Svetlana Mironov
Neeta Pandit-Taskar, MD
Neeta Pandit-Taskar
Harpreet K. Pannu
Debra Sarasohn
Debra Sarasohn
Pictured: Jean Marie Torrisi
Jean Torrisi

Pathology

Robert Soslow, MD
Robert Soslow
Director, Gynecologic Pathology; Director, Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Program
Kay J. Park, MD
Kay J. Park
Program Director, Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship
Pictured: Sarah Chiang
Sarah Chiang
Deborah DeLair

General Gynecology

Mercedes Castiel, MD, FACOG, FRCS(C)
Mercedes Castiel
Deborah J. Goldfrank, MD, FACOG; Head, General Gynecology
Deborah J. Goldfrank
Head, General Gynecology
Noah D. Kauff, MD, FACOG -- Director, Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery
Noah D. Kauff
Director, Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

Sexual Health

Social Work

Nursing

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.