About Me

I am a board-certified internist, medical oncologist, and hematologist who specializes in caring for people with gastrointestinal cancers. These include colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, and gastroesophageal cancer. I see patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester in West Harrison, New York.

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I work closely with a team of experts including surgical and radiation oncologists to offer our patients the best treatment. I am also involved in research for new cures and therapies. I help patients enroll in cancer clinical trials to ensure they are given the most cutting-edge treatment options available. I previously researched the association between reproductive history and colon cancer risk. Currently, I am interested in studying the link between obesity and colon cancer. 

Before I joined MSK, I was an attending physician in hematology/oncology at Winthrop University Hospital on Long Island, where I focused on gastrointestinal oncology.

  • Clinical Expertise: Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Languages Spoken: English; Greek
  • Education: MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residencies: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology; Hematology

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Zervoudakis A, Strickler H, Schatzkin A, Park Y, Xue X, Hollenbeck A, Gunter MJ. Reproductive history and risk of colorectal cancer in post-menopausal women. J Natl Cancer Institute. 2011 May 18, 2011;103 (10): 826-834.  doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr101.

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Arem H, Park Y, Felix A, Zervoudakis A, Brinton LA, Matthews CE, Gunter MJ.  Reproductive and hormonal factors and mortality risk among women with colorectal cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.  British Journal of Cancer. 2015 Jul 28;113(3):562-8. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.224. 

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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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