Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Zsofia Stadler

Zsofia K. Stadler, MD

Gastrointestinal Oncologist & Clinical Geneticist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Clinical Director, Clinical Genetics Service
Get To Know Me

I am a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers. I have a special interest in caring for patients with an inherited risk for colorectal cancer.

I work very closely with a team of surgeons, oncologists, gastroenterologists, and radiation therapists to provide the best treatment and care for each patient.

In addition, I have a separate genetics clinic where I provide clinical counseling and genetic testing for people who may have an inherited predisposition to gastrointestinal or other cancers. Based on genetic test results and family history, I help men and women with cancer incorporate genetic information into their treatment plan and the surveillance of cancer after treatment.

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My research focuses on the discovery of novel cancer-susceptibility genes and the development of new approaches to cancer screening and prevention in high-risk families. I have received an American Society of Clinical Oncology Career Development Award, and more recently was honored to be selected for a Clinical Investigator Award by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation for my research on the genetic causes of cancer in patients with early-onset disease. Through funding secured via the National Institutes of Health, I am also studying genetic susceptibility in patients who have more then one malignancy. I am an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and recently served as chair of its education committee on cancer genetics.

My Role at MSK

A gastrointestinal (GAS-troh-in-TES-tih-nul) oncologist is a cancer doctor with special training in the gastrointestinal (GI) system. This includes anal, colorectal, esophageal, gastric (stomach), liver, and pancreatic cancers, as well as GI stromal tumors and neuroendocrine tumors.

A clinical geneticist is a scientist with special training in diagnosing and treating genetic conditions. They can help explain your risk of getting a genetic condition that is passed on from parents to children.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Genetic Predisposition to Cancer
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Castle Connolly: Exceptional Women in Medicine (2024)
  • Castle Connolly: America’s Top Doctor (2024)
  • Castle Connolly: America's Top Doctors (2023)
  • Castle Connolly: New York Magazine Top Doctors (2019-2023)
  • Exceptional Women in Medicine Award, Castle Connolly (2019-2023)
  • Top Doctors New York Metro Area (digital guide), Castle Connolly (2016-2023)

Fellowships

  • Internal Medicine - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Hematology/Oncology - Harvard Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Insurance Information

Understanding your insurance options is an important part of managing your cancer care. We have relationships with many common healthcare providers and plans.

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

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Emblem to learn more.

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

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Fidelis to learn more.

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

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Healthfirst to learn more.

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

Don't see your carrier or plan? We can help you understand your coverage.

If you don't have health insurance or are worried that your care may not be fully covered, our financial assistance programs may be able to help.

If you have questions about insurance, call us at 646-497-9176.

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Contact and Location

Dr. Stadler sees patients at one location.

Genetic Counseling Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Location
New York, NY
160 East 53rd Street New York NY 10022

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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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Find a Clinical Trial for You

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.

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Research and Publications

View Dr. Stadler's Research

Publications on PubMed

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

Zsofia K. Stadler discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • UptoDate
    Professional Services and Activities (Uncompensated)

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