At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, patients with gallbladder and bile duct cancer are treated by a multidisciplinary team of doctors who specialize in treating these cancers. Our team includes surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and nurses who work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for each patient.
Because our doctors are also leading clinical investigators, patients under our care have access to the newest approaches and can participate in clinical trials.
Select from the list below to learn more about our gallbladder and bile duct cancer specialists, their education, training, board certification, current publications, and specific areas of clinical 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.