Rectal Cancer Experts

The rectal cancer specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering provide individual care and personal attention at every step of your diagnosis and treatment. Our doctors treat a very large number of people with rectal cancer. As a result, they have developed a high degree of expertise. Our team of experts offers the most advanced and comprehensive options for treating rectal cancer while preserving your ability to function normally.

Whether you have just been diagnosed with early-stage rectal cancer or you have more-advanced disease, we provide treatments that offer the best chance to cure or control your cancer.

Review our list of experts here: 

Surgery

Martin R. Weiser, MD
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Pictured: Julio Garcia-Aguilar
Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Medical Oncology

Gastroenterology and Preventive Oncology

Interventional Radiology

Stephen B. Solomon, MD -- Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Chief, Interventional Radiology Service
Raymond H. Thornton, MD -- Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement, Department of Radiology
Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement, Department of Radiology
Robert Siegelbaum
Director, Interventional Radiology, MSK Commack
Majid Maybody, MD
Director, Interventional Radiology Training Program

Radiation Therapy

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Christopher Crane
Vice Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Chief, Long Island Radiation Oncology
Pictured: Boris Mychalczak
Chief, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester in West Harrison
Karen D. Schupak, MD -- Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology
Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service, Regional Care Network; Chief, Basking Ridge Radiation Oncology

Social Work