Primary Brain Tumor Doctors, Surgeons & Experts

The specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Brain Tumor Center focus only on brain tumors. They bring passion, creativity, expertise, and experience to every patient. 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.

The multidisciplinary team also includes neuropathologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, radiation oncologists, and neuropsychologists. By bringing together experts in these highly specialized areas to work as a team, we offer our patients a personalized approach to care.

Richard E. Phillips, MD, PhD

Richard E. Phillips

Bianca D. Santomasso, MD, PhD

Bianca D. Santomasso

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Acting Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital; Lillian Rojtman Berkman Chair in Honor of Jerome B. Posner

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

Pictured: Eli Diamond

Eli L. Diamond

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire

Adrienne A. Boire

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Ankush Bhatia

Ankush Bhatia

MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin

Andrew Lin

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rachna Malani

Rachna Malani

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller

Alexandra Miller

Memorial Sloan Kettering 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

Craig P. Nolan, MD

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

Edward K. Avila, DO

Edward K. Avila

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

Cameron W. Brennan, MD

Cameron W. Brennan

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Nelson Moss

Nelson Moss

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Viviane Tabar

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgical 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

MSK radiation oncologist Karen Schupak

Karen D. Schupak

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, Oligometastatic Disease and Palliative Radiation Program

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

Memorial Sloan Ketteing neuroradiologist Reza Hakimelahi

Reza Hakimelahi

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

Pictured: Alici Yesne

Yesne Alici

Clinical Director, Psychiatry Service

Denise D. Correa, PhD

Denise D. Correa

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