Pancreatic Cancer 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 cyst or pancreatic cancer.

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. 

Vinod P. Balachandran
Member, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Ronald DeMatteo, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Acting Chief, Colorectal Service; Director, General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Pictured: Peter 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
Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery; Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship Program; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program
William R. Jarnagin, MD
Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
T. Peter Kingham, MD
Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives
Vinod P. Balachandran
Member, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Pictured: Peter 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
Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery; Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship Program; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program
Ronald DeMatteo, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Acting Chief, Colorectal Service; Director, General Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of General Surgical Oncology; Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery
William R. Jarnagin, MD
Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
T. Peter Kingham, MD
Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives
Pictured: Eileen O'Reilly
Associate Director for Clinical Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Leonard Saltz, MD -- Chief,, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section
David Paul Kelsen, MD -- Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
Edward S. Gordon Chair in Medical Oncology
Pictured: Ephraim Casper
Medical Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network