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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. 

Neurosurgery Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Ilya Laufer

Ilya Laufer

Neurosurgeon and Director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Tumor Surgery Program

Mark H. Bilsky

Mark H. Bilsky

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

Orthopaedic Surgery Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Neuroradiology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Neurology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
Edward K. Avila, DO

Edward K. Avila

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology

Xi Chen, MD, PhD

Xi Chen

Sonia K. Sandhu

Sonia K. Sandhu

Radiation Oncology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
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

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

Richard M. Gewanter

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Atif Khan

Atif Jalees Khan

Pictured: Boris Mychalczak

Borys R. Mychalczak

Chief, Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Westchester

Annemarie  Fernandes Shepherd

Annemarie Fernandes Shepherd

MSK radiation oncologist T. Jonathan Yang

T. Jonathan Yang

Co-Director, Oligometastatic Disease and Palliative Radiation Program

Anesthesiology Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
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

Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatry) Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.
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

Social Work Minus iconIcon indicating subtraction, or that the element can be closed. Plus IconIcon indicating addition, or that the element can be opened. Arrow (down) icon.An arrow icon, usually indicating that the containing element can be opened and closed.