Appendiceal Cancer Experts

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

Martin R. Weiser, MD
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Medical Oncology

David Paul Kelsen, MD -- Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
Leonard Saltz, MD -- Chief,, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
Pictured: Eileen O'Reilly
Associate Director for Clinical Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pathology

David S. Klimstra, MD -- Chair, Department of Pathology
Chair, Department of Pathology; James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology
Jinru Shia, MD
Director, Gastrontestinal Pathology; Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship Program

Radiology