John Lyo, MD

About Me

I am a radiologist specialized in the imaging of the brain, neck, and spine using computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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My research interests include research in the use of advanced MRI techniques such as functional MRI and diffusion tensor imaging, which are useful in pre-surgical planning by identifying areas of the brain that are important in function (such as producing language or movement), or in conducting those functions to the rest of the body (via neuronal tracts).

I also participate in multidisciplinary tumor boards and am involved with the education of neuroradiology fellows. I work closely with the fellowship program director to help improve the fellowship experience.

  • Clinical Expertise: Neuroradiology Oncology; Functional MRI
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Stanford
  • Residencies: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowships: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Diagnostic Radiology

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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Most major health insurers offer plans that include MSK as one of their in-network providers. If MSK is in-network, it means all our doctors are too. Medicaid and New York State Medicare also provide benefits for care at MSK.

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