Primary Brain Tumor Doctors, Neurosurgeons & Experts

Primary Brain Tumor Doctors, Neurosurgeons & Experts

Room full of people looking at a brain scan.

Experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering meet regularly to share insights into primary brain tumor care.

Your personal treatment team will include neurologists, brain surgeons, and other experts who’ll use their skill and expertise to customize a plan of care that fits your unique needs. They bring expertise, creativity, and passion to every patient.

Your team also includes neuropathologists, radiation oncologists, neuropsychologists, and more. By bringing together experts in these highly specialized areas, we offer each person we care for an individualized approach to care.

Richard E. Phillips, MD, PhD
Richard E. Phillips
Bianca D. Santomasso, MD, PhD
Bianca D. Santomasso
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Lisa M. DeAngelis
Lisa M. DeAngelis

Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer; Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Thomas Kaley
Thomas J. Kaley

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

Pictured: Elena Pentsova
Elena Pentsova

Assistant Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Neurology Multidisciplinary Care Clinic

MSK neurologist Efstathia Tzatha
Efstathia Tzatha

Department of Neurology Quality Assurance Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Eli Diamond
Eli L. Diamond
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire
Adrienne A. Boire
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rebecca Brown
Rebecca Brown
MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin
Andrew Lin
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rachna Malani
Rachna Malani
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center neurologist David Mao
David Mao
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller
Alexandra Miller
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Lauren Schaff
Lauren Schaff
Jacqueline B. Stone, MD
Jacqueline B. Stone

Director of Resident Education, Department of Neurology

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Synphen Wu
Synphen Wu
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Craig Nolan
Craig P. Nolan
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ingo Mellinghoff
Ingo K. Mellinghoff

Acting Co-Chair and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology; Chief, Brain Tumor Service; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes
Igor T. Gavrilovic, MD
Igor T. Gavrilovic
Xi Chen, MD, PhD
Xi Chen
Alan Carver
Alan Carver
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Edward Avila
Edward K. Avila

Acting Co-Chair and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Neuro Advanced Care Unit

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgical Oncology

Cameron W. Brennan, MD
Cameron W. Brennan
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Nelson Moss
Nelson Moss
Radiation Oncology
MSK radiation oncologist John Cuaron
John J. Cuaron

Chief for External Beam Radiotherapy, Long Island

Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Richard M. Gewanter
Kathryn Beal, MD
Kathryn Beal
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Lior Braunstein
Lior Z. Braunstein
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Linda Chen
Linda Chen
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Gorovets
Daniel Gorovets
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Jung Julie Kang
Jung Julie Kang
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Atif Khan
Atif Jalees Khan
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Justin Mann
Justin M. Mann
Radiation oncologist Daniel Shasha
Daniel Shasha

Chief of Radiation Oncology, Norwalk Hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Narek Shaverdian
Narek Shaverdian
Pictured: Suzanne Wolden
Suzanne L. Wolden
MSK radiation oncologist T. Jonathan Yang
T. Jonathan Yang

Director, Metastatic Disease, Department of Radiation Oncology

Yao Yu
Yao Yu
Timothy A. Chan, MD, PhD
Timothy A. Chan

PaineWebber Chair in Cancer Genetics; Director, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform; Member, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program; Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Director, Translational Oncology Division

Melissa Zinovoy, MD
Melissa Zinovoy
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Andrei I. Holodny, MD -- Chief, Neuroradiology Service
Andrei I. Holodny

Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Pictured: Hilda Stambuk
Hilda E. Stambuk

Director, Head & Neck Radiology

Michelle S. Bradbury, MD, PhD
Michelle S. Bradbury

Director of Intraoperative Imaging, Radiology

Sofia S. Haque, MD
Sofia S. Haque
Vaios Hatzoglou, MD
Vaios Hatzoglou
Sasan Karimi, MD -- Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering 55th Street Radiology
Sasan Karimi

Director, MSKCC 55th Street Radiology

George Krol, MD
George Krol
Eric Lis, MD
Eric Lis
John Lyo
John Lyo
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuroradiologist Alicia Meng
Alicia Meng
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuroradiologist Nathaniel Swinburne
Nathaniel Swinburne
Psychiatry and Neuropsychology
Pictured: Alici Yesne
Yesne Alici

Clinical Director, Psychiatry Service

Denise D. Correa, PhD
Denise D. Correa
Rehabilitation Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering physiatrist Christian Custodio
Christian M. Custodio
Pictured: Ibanez Katarzyna
Katarzyna Ibanez
Pictured: Lisa Marie Ruppert
Lisa Marie Ruppert

Assistant Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Neurology Multidisciplinary Care Clinic

Marc K. Rosenblum, MD
Marc K. Rosenblum

Chief, Autopsy Service; Director, Neuropathology; Founder's Chair

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