Mesothelioma Experts

Mesothelioma is a complicated illness. 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 familiarity and expertise in diagnosing and treating pleural mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma, and other forms of the disease.

The mesothelioma experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are recognized around the world for their leadership in evaluating and treating the disease. Your personal treatment team will include a wide range of specialists who will customize a plan of care that fits your unique needs.

Your team includes specialists in surgery, medical oncology, pathology, nursing, and social work. Having experts from all of these areas on your team ensures that your treatment plan takes care of all of your needs.

Select from the list below to learn more about our mesothelioma specialists, including their education, training, board certifications, current publications, and specific areas of clinical expertise.

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Thoracic surgical oncologist James Isbell

James M. Isbell

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Daniela Molena

Daniela Molena

Director, Esophageal Surgery Program

Matthew Bott

Matthew Bott

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 Bernard Park

Bernard J. Park

Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Gaetano Rocco

Gaetano Rocco

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering thoracic surgeon Smita Sihag

Smita Sihag

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MSK medical oncologist Azadeh Namakydoust

Azadeh Namakydoust

Pictured: Marjorie G. Zauderer

Marjorie G. Zauderer

Co-Director, MSK Mesothelioma Program

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Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Michelle Ginsberg

Michelle S. Ginsberg

Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Andrew Plodkowski

Andrew J. Plodkowski

Director of General Radiology

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Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Darren Buonocore

Darren Joseph Buonocore

Pictured: Marc Ladanyi

Marc Ladanyi

Chief, Molecular Diagnostics Service; William J. Ruane Chair in Molecular Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Jennifer Sauter

Jennifer L. Sauter

William D. Travis, MD

William D. Travis

Director, Thoracic Pathology

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Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Andrew Plodkowski

Andrew J. Plodkowski

Director of General Radiology

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