Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd, MD

Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Clinical Expertise

Lung, Breast, and Prostate Cancer; Thymoma; Mesothelioma; Esophageal Cancer; Lymphoma; Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT); Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT); Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS); Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT); Proton Therapy

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Memorial Sloan Kettering has locations throughout New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, and Westchester. These locations offers many services, including screening, chemotherapy, and medical testing.

About Me


MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Radiation Oncology - University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

I am a radiation oncologist who specializes in caring for people with cancers of the chest, known as thoracic cancers. These include lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma. I have expertise in stereotactic and proton-beam radiation therapies. I treat patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge.

I grew up in northern New Jersey and am thrilled to be part of a community that has already given me so much. I love working with inspired people who are motivated to help others and advance the future of cancer care.

I find it gratifying to see patients’ lives and outlooks change once they gain more knowledge about their disease. For some, the fear of the unknown is scarier than a diagnosis. I strive to relieve my patients’ uncertainties and guide them through their care. In addition, my passions for technology and research make the rapidly evolving field of radiation oncology a great fit for me.

My goal is to maximize quality of life for my patients. My current research and clinical interests involve applying advanced technologies to more precisely target the primary tumor and avoid healthy tissue.

In my spare time, I love running, cooking, traveling, and spending time with my family. 

I strive to relieve my patients’ uncertainties and guide them through their care.

Dr. Shepherd


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Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.

You may be able to participate in a clinical trial even if you are new to MSK. Search our online directory to find trial information and see more about who can participate.

Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Shepherd’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.