Chenyang Zhan, Memorial Sloan Kettering interventional radiologist

Chenyang Zhan, MD, PhD

Interventional Radiologist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Tumor Embolization
  • Y90 Radioembolization
  • Tumor Ablation

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Assistant Attending Radiologist
Get To Know Me

I am an interventional radiologist specializing in the use of image-guided minimally invasive techniques to treat cancer. I perform a wide array of procedures, including biopsies for cancer diagnosis, mediport placement for chemotherapy, and treatment administration directly to tumors using just a small needle or catheter. The procedures that I execute usually require no breathing tube, have a lower risk than surgery, and frequently do not require a hospital stay.

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My research focuses on combining current treatment modalities used in cancer care, and interventional radiology is at the forefront of this innovation. I am studying the protentional synergy of interventional procedures and systemic therapies, such as immunotherapy. The interventional strategies that we use to destroy tumors can potentially prime the immune system, creating a systemic anti-tumor effect. This process resembles a vaccination against the tumor. I am fortunate to carry out this research with collaborators from the Melanoma Disease Management Team and Sloan Kettering Institute.

Modern medicine is fast evolving. As a radiologist, I am an expert in imaging, an essential tool that helps patients and physicians understand the diagnosis and ultimately, evaluate and select the best intervention. It is my goal to help my patients interpret their imaging results before, during, and after treatment to help them make the most informed decisions about their care. I look forward to establishing a healing relationship with each of my patients; every smile and handshake are opportunities for remedy. It is a privilege to team up with my patients and their caretakers to stand together against cancer here at MSK.

My Role at MSK

An interventional (IN-ter-VEN-shun-al) radiologist is a doctor with special training in using image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Tumor Embolization
  • Y90 Radioembolization
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Image Guided Biopsy
  • Mediport Placement
  • Central Venous Access Placement
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residencies

  • Transitional Year Intern - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Diagnostic Radiology - NYU Langone Health

Awards and Honors

  • RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award (2019, 2021)
  • RSNA Education Exhibit Magna Cum Laude Award (2019)
  • The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Intern of the Year Award (2017)

Fellowships

  • Interventional Radiology - Stanford Health Care

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

MSK has a tentative agreement with Cigna to continue coverage in 2024.

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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Contact and Location

Dr. Zhan sees patients at one location.

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New York, NY

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Colleagues

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering work as teams, with specialists from all different areas. This allows us to consider all your needs together, and to give you the best possible care.

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Clinical Trials

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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.

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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Zhan’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.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Chenyang Zhan discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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