Spine Cancer & Spinal Tumor Surgeons, Doctors & Other Experts

Spine Cancer & Spinal Tumor Surgeons, Doctors & Other Experts

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Meet the spine cancer spinal tumor doctors, surgeons and other specialists at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Spine Tumor Center who 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. 

Neurosurgery
Mark H. Bilsky, MD
Mark H. Bilsky

William E. Snee Chair; Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery; Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Ori Barzilai
Ori Barzilai

Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Neurosurgeon William Christopher Newman
William Christopher Newman

Assistant Attending Neurosurgeon

Orthopaedic Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Max Vaynrub
Max Vaynrub

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Neuroradiology
Eric Lis, MD
Eric Lis

Associate Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuroradiologist Alicia Meng
Alicia Meng

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuroradiologist Nathaniel Swinburne
Nathaniel Swinburne

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Jamie Tisnado, MD
Jamie Tisnado

Assistant Attending Radiologist

Neurology
Edward Avila, Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist
Edward K. Avila

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

Xi Chen, MD, PhD
Xi Chen

Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program

Sonia K. Sandhu
Sonia K. Sandhu

Associate Attending Physician

Radiation Oncology
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Daniel Higginson
Daniel S. Higginson

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Adam Schmitt, MD
Adam Schmitt

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Andrew R. Barsky
Andrew R. Barsky

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

MSK radiation oncologist John Cuaron
John J. Cuaron

Lead Service Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy Service: Regional Care Network

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Daphna Gelblum
Daphna Y. Gelblum

Director of Regional Radiation Oncology Clinical Research

Carla Hajj, Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist
Carla Hajj

Associate Program Director and Medical Student Clerkship Director, Radiation Oncology Department, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Justin Haseltine
Justin Haseltine

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Atif Khan
Atif Jalees Khan

Chief, External Beam Radiotherapy: MSK Basking Ridge and MSK Monmouth; Director, Breast Radiotherapy Services

Boris A. Mueller, MD, MPH
Boris A. Mueller

Director, Radiation Oncology, MSK Bergen

Borys R. Mychalczak, MD
Borys R. Mychalczak

Chief, Radiation Oncology, MSK Westchester & MSK Bergen

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Diana Roth O'Brien
Diana Roth O’Brien

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Narek Shaverdian
Narek Shaverdian

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Jacob Y. Shin
Jacob Y. Shin

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Divya Yerramilli
Divya Yerramilli

Co-Director, Inpatient Radiation Oncology Consult (IROC) Service, Department of Radiation Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiation Oncologist Yao Yu
Yao Yu

Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist

Melissa Zinovoy, MD
Melissa Zinovoy

Director of Brain Tumor Clinical Operations

Pain Management
Jyoti Sharma

Assistant Attending Physician

Anesthesiology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Anesthesiologist Jess Brallier
Jess Brallier

Associate Attending Anesthesiologist

Kenneth H. Cubert, MD
Kenneth H. Cubert

Attending Anesthesiologist

Amitabh Gulati, MD
Amitabh Gulati

Director, Chronic Pain

Vinay Puttanniah, MD
Vinay Puttanniah

Director, Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatry)
Lisa Marie Ruppert
Lisa Marie Ruppert

Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering physiatrist Christian Custodio
Christian M. Custodio

Associate Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship Program; Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Rotating Residency Program

Social Work

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Call 212-639-6506
Available Monday through Friday, to (Eastern time)