Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors: Find a Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumor Expert

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor specialists focus solely on the diagnosis and treatment of these tumors and are considered leaders in their field. Our team helped establish the current system for the classification of carcinoid tumors, a type of neuroendocrine tumor that can arise in the lungs.

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

Medical Oncology

Social Work


David S. Klimstra, MD -- Chair, Department of Pathology
David S. Klimstra
Chair, Department of Pathology; James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology
William D. Travis, MD
William D. Travis
Director, Thoracic Pathology

Radiation Oncology

Thoracic Surgery

Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Prasad S. Adusumilli
Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Manjit S. Bains
Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer
Robert J. Downey, MD, FACS
Robert J. Downey
James Huang, MD
James Huang
Nabil Pierre Rizk, MD, FACS
Nabil Pierre Rizk
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Valerie W. Rusch
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Interventional Radiology

Stephen B. Solomon, MD -- Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Stephen B. Solomon
Chief, Interventional Radiology Service


Nuclear Medicine

Steven M. Larson, MD -- Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Chair in Radiology
Steven M. Larson
Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Chair in Radiology


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.