Lung Cancer Surgeons, Doctors & Experts

Lung Cancer Surgeons, Doctors & Experts

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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.

Surgery
David R. Jones, MD
David R. Jones

Chief, Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research; Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Chair in Lung Cancer

Thoracic surgical oncologist James Isbell
James M. Isbell
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Daniela Molena
Daniela Molena

Director, Esophageal Surgery Program

Matthew Bott, MD
Matthew Bott
Robert J. Downey, MD, FACS
Robert J. Downey

Co-Director, Specialized Advanced Care Unit

MSK Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Head, Solid Tumors Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapeutics Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Gaetano Rocco
Gaetano Rocco
Memorial Sloan Kettering thoracic surgeon Smita Sihag
Smita Sihag
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Manjit S. Bains

Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Bernard Park
Bernard J. Park

Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service

James Huang, MD
James Huang
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Valerie W. Rusch

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Minimally Invasive Surgery
David R. Jones, MD
David R. Jones

Chief, Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research; Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Chair in Lung Cancer

Thoracic surgical oncologist James Isbell
James M. Isbell
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Daniela Molena
Daniela Molena

Director, Esophageal Surgery Program

Matthew Bott, MD
Matthew Bott
Robert J. Downey, MD, FACS
Robert J. Downey

Co-Director, Specialized Advanced Care Unit

MSK Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Head, Solid Tumors Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapeutics Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering thoracic surgeon Smita Sihag
Smita Sihag
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Manjit S. Bains

Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Bernard Park
Bernard J. Park

Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service

James Huang, MD
James Huang
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Valerie W. Rusch

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Medical Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Bob Li
Bob T. Li

Physician Ambassador to China and Asia-Pacific, Bobst International Center

Juliana Eng, MD
Juliana Eng
MSK medical oncologist Afsheen Iqbal
Afsheen Iqbal
Pictured: Charles Rudin
Charles M. Rudin

Chief, Thoracic Oncology Service; Co-Director, Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research; Sylvia Hassenfeld Chair in Lung Cancer Research

John J. Fiore, MD
John J. Fiore
Pictured: Matthew Hellmann
Matthew D. Hellmann
Pictured: Helena Yu
Helena A. Yu
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Kathryn Arbour
Kathryn C. Arbour
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Robert Daly
Robert Daly
Pictured: Alexander Drilon
Alexander Drilon

Research Director, Early Drug Development

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist W. Victoria Lai
W. Victoria Lai
MSK medical oncologist Azadeh Namakydoust
Azadeh Namakydoust
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Rosa Nouvini
Rosa Nouvini
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Michael Offin
Michael D. Offin
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Isabel Preeshagul
Isabel Preeshagul
Pictured: Jamie Chaft
Jamie E. Chaft
Pictured: Marjorie G. Zauderer
Marjorie G. Zauderer

Co-Director, MSK Mesothelioma Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Stephen Veach
Stephen R. Veach
Gregory J. Riely, MD, PhD; Vice Chair, Clinical Trials Office, Department of Medicine
Gregory J. Riely

Vice Chair, Clinical Research, Department of Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Paul Paik
Paul K. Paik

Clinical Director, Thoracic Oncology Service

Kenneth K. Ng, MD -- Chief, Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service
Kenneth K. Ng
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Mark Kris
Mark G. Kris

William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology

Pictured: Piro Lito
Piro Lito
Radiation Therapy
MSK radiation oncologist John Cuaron
John J. Cuaron

Chief for External Beam Radiotherapy, Long Island

Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd, MD
Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Daphna Gelblum
Daphna Y. Gelblum

Director of Regional Radiation Oncology Clinical Research

Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Richard M. Gewanter
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Philip Gilbo
Philip Gilbo
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Erin Gillespie
Erin Gillespie
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Gomez
Daniel Gomez

Director of Thoracic Radiation Oncology; Chief of Radiation Oncology, Manhattan Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Gorovets
Daniel Gorovets
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist David Guttmann
David M. Guttmann
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Carla Hajj
Carla Hajj
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Justin Mann
Justin M. Mann
Pictured: Boris Mueller
Boris A. Mueller
Pictured: Boris Mychalczak
Borys R. Mychalczak

Chief, Radiation Oncology, MSK Westchester & MSK Bergen

Andreas Rimner, MD
Andreas Rimner
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 Jacob Y. Shin
Jacob Y. Shin
Charles B. Simone
Charles B. Simone
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist C. Jillian Tsai
C. Jillian Tsai

Director, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Research; Director, Metastatic Disease Radiation Oncology Research

Abraham J. Wu, MD
Abraham J. Wu
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Divya Yerramilli
Divya Yerramilli
Yao Yu
Yao Yu
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Kaveh Zakeri
Kaveh Zakeri
Diagnostic Radiology
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Michelle Ginsberg
Michelle S. Ginsberg

Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Corinne Liu
Corinne Liu
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist and nuclear medicine physician Rosna Mirtcheva
Rosna Mirtcheva
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Rocio Perez Johnston
Rocio Perez Johnston
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Andrew Plodkowski
Andrew J. Plodkowski

Director of General Radiology

Memorial Sloan Kettering diagnostic radiologist Peter Sawan
Peter Sawan
Memorial Sloan Kettering nuclear medicine physician Rick Wray
Rick Wray
Interventional Radiology
Pictured: F. Edward Boas
F. Edward Boas
Stephen B. Solomon, MD -- Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Stephen B. Solomon

Chief, Interventional Radiology Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering interventional radiologist William Alago
William Alago, Jr.

Director, Interventional Radiology, MSK Westchester

Constantinos T. Sofocleous, MD, PhD
Constantinos T. Sofocleous
Majid Maybody, MD
Majid Maybody

Director, Interventional Radiology Training Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Juan Camacho
Juan C. Camacho
George I. Getrajdman, MD
George I. Getrajdman
Memorial Sloan Kettering Interventional Radiologist Eduardo Lacayo
Eduardo Lacayo
Memorial Sloan Kettering interventional radiologist Suken Shah
Suken H. Shah

Director, Interventional Radiology, MSK Monmouth

Memorial Sloan Kettering nuclear medicine physician Rick Wray
Rick Wray
Joseph P. Erinjeri, MD, PhD
Joseph P. Erinjeri
Anne Covey, MD
Anne Covey
Lynn A. Brody, MD
Lynn A. Brody
Pictured: Darragh Halpenny
Darragh F. Halpenny
Interventional Pulmonology
Robert P. Lee, MD
Robert P. Lee

Director, Pleural Diseases; Program Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship; Assistant Director, Section of Interventional Pulmonology; Co-Supervising Physician, Pulmonary Advanced Practice Provider (APP)

Pictured: Mohit Chawla
Mohit Chawla

Chief, Pulmonary Service; Director, Section of Interventional Pulmonology

Bryan Husta
Bryan Husta

Director, Interventional Pulmonary Outpatient Services; Associate Program Director, Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship

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