Colorectal Cancer: Find a Colorectal Cancer Expert

 If you have colorectal cancer, Memorial Sloan Kettering will provide highly individualized care and personal attention at every step of your diagnosis and treatment. Our doctors treat a very large number of colorectal cancer patients, and as a result have developed a high degree of expertise. Our team of experts offers the most advanced and comprehensive set of options for treating colorectal cancer while preserving patients' ability to function normally.

Whether you have just been diagnosed with early-stage colorectal cancer, or have already received treatment and now have more-advanced disease, we provide treatments that offer the best chance to cure or control your cancer.

Surgery

Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
Pictured: Jose Guillem
José G. Guillem
Garrett M. Nash, MD, MPH
Garrett M. Nash
Pictured: Philip Paty
Philip B. Paty
Larissa K.F. Temple, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)
Larissa K.F. Temple
Martin R. Weiser, MD
Martin R. Weiser
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Gastroenterology and Preventive Oncology

Interventional Radiology

Medical Oncology

Leonard Saltz, MD -- Chief,, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
Leonard Saltz
Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
Pictured: Michelle Boyar
Michelle S. Boyar
Pictured: Ephraim Casper
Ephraim S. Casper
Medical Director for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network
Andrea Cercek, MD
Andrea Cercek
Sree B. Chalasani, MD
Sree Bhavani Chalasani
Pictured: Avni Desai
Avni Desai
Pictured: Andrew S. Epstein
Andrew S. Epstein
Zoe Goldberg, MD
Zoe Goldberg
Pictured: James Harding
James J. Harding
David H. Ilson, MD, PhD
David H. Ilson
David Paul Kelsen, MD -- Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
David Paul Kelsen
Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
Nancy E. Kemeny, MD
Nancy E. Kemeny
Pictured: Geoffrey Ku
Geoffrey Y. Ku
Pictured: Eileen O'Reilly
Eileen M. O'Reilly
Associate Director for Clinical Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Diane Reidy Lagunes, MD
Diane Reidy Lagunes
Neil H. Segal, MD, PhD
Neil H. Segal
Pictured: Armin Shahrokni
Armin Shahrokni
Pictured: Marisa Siebel
Marisa Siebel
Zsofia K. Stadler, MD
Zsofia K. Stadler
Pictured: Anna Varghese
Anna M. Varghese
Pictured: Rona D. Yaeger
Rona D. Yaeger

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
Pictured: Boris Mychalczak
Borys R. Mychalczak
Chief, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Sleepy Hollow
Karyn A. Goodman, MD
Karyn A. Goodman
James E. Lee, MD
James E. Lee
Abraham J. Wu, MD
Abraham J. Wu
Melissa R. Remis, MD
Melissa Remis Zinovoy

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
Pictured: Jose Guillem
José G. Guillem
Garrett M. Nash, MD, MPH
Garrett M. Nash
Pictured: Philip Paty
Philip B. Paty
Larissa K.F. Temple, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)
Larissa K.F. Temple
Martin R. Weiser, MD
Martin R. Weiser
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery

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.