Appendiceal Cancer Experts

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If you have appendix cancer, the specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering will provide highly individualized care and personal attention at every step of the way during your diagnosis and treatment. Our experts see about 150 patients with various types of appendix cancer each year, a high number for a rare cancer that is diagnosed annually in fewer than 1,000 patients in the United States.

Whether you have just been diagnosed with early-stage appendix cancer or you have more-advanced disease, we provide treatments that offer the best chance to cure or control your cancer.

Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgical oncologist Martin Weiser
Martin R. Weiser

Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Julio Garcia-Aguilar

Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Surgeon Garrett Nash
Garrett M. Nash

Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Emmanouil Pappou
Emmanouil P. Pappou

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Philip B. Paty, MD
Philip B. Paty

Attending Surgeon

J. Joshua Smith, MD, PhD
J. Joshua Smith

Associate Attending Surgeon

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Iris Wei
Iris H. Wei

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Memorial Sloan Kettering colorectal surgeon Maria Widmar
Maria Widmar

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Medical Oncology
David Paul Kelsen, MD
David Paul Kelsen

Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology

Leonard Saltz, MD
Leonard Saltz

Executive Director for Clinical Value & Sustainability; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section

Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Oncologist Fiyinfolu Balogun
Fiyinfolu Balogun

Assistant Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Andrea Cercek
Andrea Cercek

Section Head, Colorectal Cancer; Co-Director, Center for Young Onset Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Cancers

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Louise Connell
Louise Catherine Connell

Assistant Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Smita Joshi
Smita Joshi

Assistant Attending Physician

Parisa Momtaz, MD
Parisa Momtaz

Medical Director, Strategic Partnerships; Assistant Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Maliha Nusrat
Maliha Nusrat

Assistant Attending Physician

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Eileen O'Reilly
Eileen M. O'Reilly

Winthrop Rockefeller Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology; Co-Director, Medical Initiatives, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Section Head, Hepatopancreaticobilary & Neuroendocrine Cancers

MSK medical oncologist Nitya Raj
Nitya Raj

Clinical Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Diane Reidy Lagunes
Diane Reidy-Lagunes

Vice Chair of Oncology Operations, Regional Cancer Network; Past President, MSK Medical Staff; Creator and Host, Cancer Straight Talk Podcast

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Neil Segal
Neil H. Segal

Research Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Zsofia Stadler
Zsofia K. Stadler

Clinical Director, Clinical Genetics Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ryan Sugarman
Ryan Sugarman

Assistant Attending Physician

Anna M. Varghese, MD
Anna M. Varghese

Assistant Attending Physician

Elizabeth S. Won, MD
Elizabeth S. Won

Assistant Attending Physician

Rona D. Yaeger, MD
Rona Yaeger

Associate Attending Physician

Medical oncologist Alice Zervoudakis
Alice Zervoudakis

Associate Attending Physician

Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Olca Basturk
Olca Basturk
Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Michael Roehrl
Michael H. A. Roehrl

Director, Precision Pathology Biobanking Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgical pathologist Jinru Shia
Jinru Shia

Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology

Laura H. Tang, MD, PhD
Laura H. Tang
Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Efsevia Vakiani
Efsevia Vakiani
Radiology
Memorial Sloan Kettering diagnostic radiologist David Bates
David Bates

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist James L. Fuqua, MD
James L. Fuqua

Associate Attending Radiologist

Marc J. Gollub, MD, FACR
Marc J. Gollub

Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiologist Natally Horvat
Natally Horvat

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Social Work