Spine Tumors Surgeons, Doctors & Experts

The doctors and specialists at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Spine Tumor Center work together to customize a plan of care that fits your unique needs. Throughout your treatment, you may meet multiple specialists in one day. These meetings ensure that the team has all the necessary information at each stage of your care — diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and follow-up care.

Call the Spine Tumor Center at 212-639-6506 to make an appointment. 

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Ilya Laufer

Ilya Laufer

Neurosurgeon and Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Tumor Surgery Program; Co-Director, Neuro Advanced Care Unit

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Ori Barzilai

Ori Barzilai

Mark H. Bilsky

Mark H. Bilsky

Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in Neurosurgery; William E. Snee Chair

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Edward K. Avila, DO

Edward K. Avila

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Neuro Advanced Care Unit

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Ankush Bhatia

Ankush Bhatia

Xi Chen, MD, PhD

Xi Chen

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Rachna Malani

Rachna Malani

Sonia K. Sandhu

Sonia K. Sandhu

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Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Daniel S. Higginson

Daniel S. Higginson

Pictured: Adam Schmitt

Adam Schmitt

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Christopher Barker

Christopher A. Barker

Director of Clinical Investigation, Department of Radiation Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Michael Bernstein

Michael B. Bernstein

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Linda Chen

Linda Chen

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

Richard M. Gewanter

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Atif Khan

Atif Jalees Khan

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Justin Mann

Justin M. Mann

Pictured: Boris Mychalczak

Borys R. Mychalczak

Chief, Radiation Oncology, MSK Westchester & MSK Bergen

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Narek Shaverdian

Narek Shaverdian

Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd

Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd

MSK radiation oncologist T. Jonathan Yang

T. Jonathan Yang

Director, Oligometastatic Disease and Palliative Radiation Program

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Kenneth H. Cubert, MD

Kenneth H. Cubert

Amitabh Gulati, MD; DIrector, Ambulatory Pain Management

Amitabh Gulati

Director, Chronic Pain

Vinay Puttanniah, MD

Vinay Puttanniah

Director, Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Medicine

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Pictured: Lisa Marie Ruppert

Lisa Marie Ruppert

Assistant Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Neurology Multidisciplinary Care Clinic

Memorial Sloan Kettering physiatrist Christian Custodio

Christian M. Custodio

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