Pancreatic Cancer: Find a Pancreatic Cancer Expert

Our pancreatic cancer team is recognized worldwide for its strengths in diagnosing and treating tumors of the pancreas. Our team includes more than 30 doctors, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, and pathologists who specialize in the care of people with pancreatic cancer.

Because our doctors are also clinical investigators, patients under our care have access to some of the newest approaches and can participate in clinical trials.

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

Surgery

William R. Jarnagin, MD
William R. Jarnagin
Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Director, Hepatobiliary Fellowship Program; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery
Pictured: Peter Allen
Peter J. Allen
Leslie H. Blumgart, MD, FRCS, FACS
Leslie H. Blumgart
Daniel G. Coit, MD, FACS
Daniel G. Coit
Michael I. D'Angelica, MD
Michael I. D'Angelica
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
T. Peter Kingham, MD
T. Peter Kingham

Minimally Invasive Surgery

William R. Jarnagin, MD
William R. Jarnagin
Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Director, Hepatobiliary Fellowship Program; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery
Pictured: Peter Allen
Peter J. Allen
Daniel G. Coit, MD, FACS
Daniel G. Coit
Michael I. D'Angelica, MD
Michael I. D'Angelica
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
T. Peter Kingham, MD
T. Peter Kingham

Gastroenterology and Preventive Oncology

Robert C. Kurtz, MD -- Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service
Robert C. Kurtz
Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service
Hans Gerdes, MD
Hans Gerdes
Emmy Ludwig, MD
Emmy Ludwig
Pictured: Mark A. Schattner, MD, FACP, CNSP
Mark A. Schattner
Moshe Shike, MD
Moshe Shike
Sidney J. Winawer, MD -- Paul Sherlock Chair
Sidney J. Winawer
Paul Sherlock Chair

Medical Oncology

Radiation Therapy

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.