Liver Cancer: Find a Liver Cancer Expert

At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, patients with liver cancer are treated by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 30 doctors, including surgeons, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, diagnostic radiologists, interventional radiologists, pathologists, and radiation oncologists 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 treatment approaches and can participate in clinical trials.

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

Surgery & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ronald DeMatteo, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Acting Chief, Colorectal Service; Director, General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Ronald DeMatteo
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Pictured: Peter Allen
Peter J. Allen
William R. Jarnagin, MD
William R. Jarnagin
Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Director, Hepatobiliary Fellowship Program; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery
T. Peter Kingham, MD
T. Peter Kingham
Michael I. D'Angelica, MD
Michael I. D'Angelica

Interventional Radiology & Image-Guided Therapies

Gastroenterology & Preventive Oncology

Robert C. Kurtz, MD -- Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service
Robert C. Kurtz
Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service
Maya Gambarin-Gelwan
Maya Gambarin-Gelwan
Hans Gerdes, MD
Hans Gerdes
Emmy Ludwig, MD
Emmy Ludwig
Sidney J. Winawer, MD -- Paul Sherlock Chair
Sidney J. Winawer
Paul Sherlock Chair
Moshe Shike, MD
Moshe Shike

Medical Oncology

Radiation Therapy

Social Work


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.