Lung Cancer Experts

Memorial Sloan Kettering is home to a multidisciplinary team of compassionate experts who specialize in treating lung cancer. The team includes thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who focus only on caring for people with lung cancer.

Having experts from all of these disciplines on your team ensures that your treatment plan is coordinated and comprehensive. The team meets regularly to review each patient’s case and will work together to develop a personalized treatment plan that is right for you.

Because the number of patients we see in a year is among the highest in the United States, our experts have a very high level of expertise.

Select from the list below to learn more about our lung cancer experts, their education, training, board certifications, publications, and specific areas of clinical expertise.

David R. Jones
Chief, Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery
Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer
Pictured: Bernard Park
Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Stephen B. Solomon, MD -- Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Majid Maybody, MD
Director, Interventional Radiology Training Program
Raymond H. Thornton, MD -- Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement, Department of Radiology
Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement, Department of Radiology
Pictured: Charles Rudin
Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service
Gregory J. Riely, MD, PhD; Vice Chair, Clinical Trials Office, Department of Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Trials Office, Department of Medicine
Kenneth K. Ng, MD -- Chief, Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service
Chief, Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service
Pictured: Lee Krug
Deputy Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service
Pictured: Mark Kris
William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology
Daphna Y. Gelblum, MD
Director of Regional Radiation Oncology Clinical Research
Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Pictured: Boris Mychalczak
Chief, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Sleepy Hollow
Karen D. Schupak, MD -- Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology
Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology
Pictured: Mohit Chawla
Director, Interventional Pulmonology; Co-Director, Complex Airway Program
David R. Jones
Chief, Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery
Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer
Pictured: Bernard Park
Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers