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Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons, Doctors & Experts

Our pancreatic cancer team is one of the most experienced in the country. Every year, more than 800 people come to Memorial Sloan Kettering for treatment of a pancreatic cancer or a pancreatic cyst.

The group of more than 30 experts includes surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, and pathologists. They are recognized worldwide for their strengths in diagnosing and treating tumors of the pancreas.

The team meets regularly to discuss patients’ medical information. Team members work together to give patients an accurate diagnosis and develop individual treatment plans. Having representatives from many different areas involved in your care ensures that you’ll receive the treatment that is best for you.

Many of our doctors are also clinical investigators. This means patients under our care have access to some of the newest approaches and can participate in clinical trials.

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

Surgery Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Vinod P. Balachandran

Vinod P. Balachandran

Member, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pictured: Peter Allen

Peter J. Allen

Associate Director for Clinical Programs, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery

Michael I. D'Angelica, MD

Michael I. D'Angelica

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery; Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship Program; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

Jeffrey Drebin, surgeon and Chief, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Jeffrey Drebin

Chair, Department of Surgery

William R. Jarnagin, MD

William R. Jarnagin

Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Leslie Blumgart Chair in Surgery

T. Peter Kingham, MD

T. Peter Kingham

Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives

Radiology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Pictured: Lorenzo Mannelli

Lorenzo Mannelli

Memorial Sloan Kettering diagnostic radiologist David Bates

David D.B. Bates

Richard Kinh Gian Do, MD, PhD

Richard Kinh Gian Do

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Maria LaGratta

Maria LaGratta

Director, Regional Care Network, Radiology; Deputy Director of Radiology, MSK Monmouth

Memorial Sloan Kettering diagnostic radiologist Peter Sawan

Peter Sawan

Minimally Invasive Surgery Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Vinod P. Balachandran

Vinod P. Balachandran

Member, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pictured: Peter Allen

Peter J. Allen

Associate Director for Clinical Programs, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery

Michael I. D'Angelica, MD

Michael I. D'Angelica

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery; Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship Program; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

William R. Jarnagin, MD

William R. Jarnagin

Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Leslie Blumgart Chair in Surgery

T. Peter Kingham, MD

T. Peter Kingham

Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives

Gastroenterology and Preventive Oncology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Robert C. Kurtz, MD -- Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service

Robert C. Kurtz

Memorial Sloan Kettering gastroenterologist Hans Gerdes

Hans Gerdes

Memorial Sloan Kettering gastroenterologist Makoto Nishimura

Makoto Nishimura

Memorial Sloan Kettering gastroenterologist Mark Schattner

Mark A. Schattner

Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering gastroenterologist Pari Shah

Pari Shah

Moshe Shike, MD

Moshe Shike

Medical Oncology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Radiation Therapy Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
MSK radiation oncologist John Cuaron

John J. Cuaron

Chief for External Beam Radiotherapy, Long Island

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Christopher Crane

Christopher Crane

Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Erin Gillespie

Erin Gillespie

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Carla Hajj

Carla Hajj

Pictured: Marsha Reyngold

Marsha Reyngold

MSK radiation oncologist Paul Romesser

Paul Romesser

Radiation oncologist Daniel Shasha

Daniel Shasha

Chief of Radiation Oncology, Norwalk Hospital

Abraham J. Wu, MD

Abraham J. Wu

Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology

Richard M. Gewanter

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