Mesothelioma Doctors, Surgeons and Other Experts

Mesothelioma Doctors, Surgeons and Other Experts

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Mesothelioma is a complicated illness. Because the number of patients we see in a year is among the highest in the United States, our doctors, surgeons and other 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 doctors, surgeons and other 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 mesothelioma 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.

Surgery (Pleural Mesothelioma)
Thoracic surgical oncologist James Isbell
James M. Isbell

Director, Quality and Outcomes, Thoracic Surgery Service, Director, Memorial Hospital Step Down Unit, Co-Director, Thoracic Liquid Biopsy Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Daniela Molena
Daniela Molena

Director, Esophageal Surgery Program

Matthew Bott
Matthew Bott

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Memorial Sloan Kettering Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli
Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief and Attending, Thoracic Service; Vice Chair for Translational Research, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Member, 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

Attending Surgeon

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
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

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Medical Oncology (Pleural Mesothelioma)
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Michael Offin
Michael D. Offin

Assistant Attending Physician

Pictured: Marjorie G. Zauderer
Marjorie G. Zauderer

Co-Director, MSK Mesothelioma Program

Radiation Oncology (Pleural Mesothelioma)
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Gomez
Daniel Gomez

Director, Thoracic Radiation Oncology; Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Radiation Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist David Guttmann
David M. Guttmann

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Andreas Rimner, MD
Andreas Rimner

Director, Thoracic Radiation Oncology Research

Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd, MD
Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Charles Simone
Charles B. Simone

Chief Medical Officer, New York Proton Center

Abraham J. Wu, MD
Abraham J. Wu

Vice Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee

Radiology (Pleural Mesothelioma)
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

Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Darren Buonocore
Darren Joseph Buonocore

Assistant Attending Pathologist

Marc Ladanyi, MD
Marc Ladanyi

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist Jennifer Sauter
Jennifer L. Sauter

Assistant Attending Pathologist

William D. Travis, MD
William D. Travis

Director, Thoracic Pathology

Soo-Ryum Yang, Memorial Sloan Kettering Pathologist
Soo-Ryum (Stewart) Yang

Assistant Attending Pathologist

Surgery (Peritoneal Mesothelioma)
Surgeon Garrett Nash
Garrett M. Nash

Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering thoracic surgeon Smita Sihag
Smita Sihag

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Medical Oncology (Peritoneal Mesothelioma)
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Andrea Cercek
Andrea Cercek

Section Head, Colorectal Cancer; Co-Director, Center for Young Onset Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Cancers

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Michael Offin
Michael D. Offin

Assistant Attending Physician

Radiology (Peritoneal Mesothelioma)
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Andrew Plodkowski
Andrew J. Plodkowski

Director of General Radiology

Radiation Oncology (Peritoneal Mesothelioma)
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist David Guttmann
David M. Guttmann

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd, MD
Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Abraham J. Wu, MD
Abraham J. Wu

Vice Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee

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