Find a Spine Tumor Expert

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Spine Tumor Center is home to a multidisciplinary group of experts who work together to provide personalized, comprehensive care for each patient. Our patients can often meet with multiple specialists in one day, ensuring that you will benefit from the specialized expertise of our entire team, and that your treatment will be comprehensive, timely, and well coordinated.

Call the Spine Tumor Center at 212-639-6506 to make an appointment with a spine tumor specialist.

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


Ilya Laufer
Neurosurgeon and Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Tumor Surgery Program
Mark H. Bilsky
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in Neurosurgery

Orthopaedic Surgery



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

Pain Management


Amitabh Gulati, MD; DIrector, Ambulatory Pain Management
Director, Chronic Pain
Vinay Puttanniah, MD
Director, Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia

Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatry)

Social Work