Primary Brain Tumor Doctors, Neurosurgeons & Experts

Primary Brain Tumor Doctors, Neurosurgeons & Experts

MSK doctor sharing large projector screen showing three brain scans to a room full of experts.

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.

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

Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Elena Pentsova, MD
Elena Pentsova

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

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

Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair in MSKCC

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rachna Malani
Rachna Malani
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Lauren Schaff
Lauren Schaff

Associate Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center neurologist David Mao
David Mao
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Maya Graham
Maya S. Graham
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Edward Avila
Edward K. Avila

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering Neurologist and Neuro-oncologist Ivan Kotchetkov
Ivan Kotchetkov


Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Synphen Wu
Synphen Wu
MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin
Andrew Lin
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller
Alexandra Miller
Jacqueline B. Stone, MD
Jacqueline B. Stone

Director, Neurology Rotating Residency Program

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

Chair, Department of Neurology; Chief, Brain Tumor Service; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes
Memorial Sloan Kettering Neuro-Oncologist & Neurologist Igor Gavrilovic
Igor T. Gavrilovic
Xi Chen, MD, PhD
Xi Chen

Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program

Alan Carver, MD
Alan Carver
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
Richard M. Gewanter
Kathryn Beal, MD
Kathryn Beal
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Linda Chen
Linda Chen
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Gorovets
Daniel Gorovets
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Brandon Imber
Brandon Imber
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
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Luke Pike
Luke R.G. Pike
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Diana Roth O'Brien
Diana Roth O’Brien
Radiation oncologist Daniel Shasha
Daniel Shasha

Chief of Radiation Oncology, Norwalk Hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Narek Shaverdian
Narek Shaverdian
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Suzanne Wolden
Suzanne L. Wolden

Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology

MSK radiation oncologist Jonathan Yang
Jonathan Yang

Director, Metastatic Disease, Department of Radiation Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiation Oncologist Yao Yu
Yao Yu
Melissa Zinovoy, MD
Melissa Zinovoy
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Andrei I. Holodny, MD
Andrei I. Holodny

Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Hilda E. Stambuk, MD
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
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
Yesne Alici, MD
Yesne Alici

Clinical Director, Psychiatry Service

Denise D. Correa, PhD
Denise D. Correa
Rehabilitation Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering physiatrist Christian Custodio
Christian M. Custodio

Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship Program; Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Rotating Residency Program

Katarzyna Ibanez, MD
Katarzyna Ibanez

Director, Pediatric Cancer Rehabilitation Rotating Fellowship Program

Lisa Marie Ruppert, MD
Lisa Marie Ruppert

Associate Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Program

Marc K. Rosenblum, MD
Marc K. Rosenblum

Director, Neuropathology; Founder's Chair

Social Work