Squamous Cell Carcinoma Experts

Memorial Sloan Kettering provides comprehensive care for people with squamous cell carcinoma and other skin cancers.

Your team will include specialists from all fields involved in the treatment of skin cancer. This ensures that you can be confident that your skin cancer diagnosis is accurate and your treatment will be as effective as possible, leading to the best possible outcome for you.

Our diverse skin cancer team includes specialists in:

  • dermatology
  • head and neck cancers
  • surgery
  • plastic surgery
  • radiation oncology
  • medical oncology

Each team member has expertise in evaluating and treating squamous cell skin cancer. We’re also experienced in managing complex, multiple, and recurrent skin cancers.

In addition to our main campus in Manhattan, Memorial Sloan Kettering provides dermatology services at our state-of-the-art facilities in Hauppauge, on Long Island, and in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Select from the list below to learn more about our team of skin cancer experts, including their education, training, board certifications, current publications, and specific areas of expertise.

Gastric and Mixed Tumor

Head and Neck

Jay O. Boyle, MD -- Director, Fellowship Training Program in Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Fellowship Training Program in Head and Neck Surgery
Pictured: Jatin Shah
Elliot W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology
Ashok R. Shaha, MD, FACS -- Jatin P. Shah Chair in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology
Jatin P. Shah Chair in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology
Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh
Director, Laboratory of Epithelial Cancer Biology
Richard J. Wong
Chief, Head and Neck Service

Pediatric

Michael P. La Quaglia
Chief, Pediatric Surgical Service; Joseph H. Burchenal Chair in Pediatrics

Plastic and Reconstructive

Peter G. Cordeiro, MD, FACS -- Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service
Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service
Joseph J. Disa, MD, FACS
Vice Chair of Clinical Activities, Department of Surgery

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

MSK dermatologic surgeon Jason Chen
Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Hauppauge
Pictured: Kishwer Nehal
Director, Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery
Steven Q. Wang, MD -- Head, Basking Ridge Dermatology Section; Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology, Basking Ridge
Head, Basking Ridge Dermatology Section; Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology, Basking Ridge

Dermatology

MSK dermatologic surgeon Jason Chen
Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Hauppauge
Allan C. Halpern, MD -- Chief, Dermatology Service
Chief, Dermatology Service
Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD -- Head, Hauppauge Dermatology Section
Head, Hauppauge Dermatology Section
Steven Q. Wang, MD -- Head, Basking Ridge Dermatology Section; Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology, Basking Ridge
Head, Basking Ridge Dermatology Section; Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology, Basking Ridge

Medical Oncology

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

Pictured: David Pfister
Chief, Head and Neck Oncology Service
Alan L. Ho, MD, PhD
Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair

Radiation Therapy

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
Michael J. Zelefsky, MD -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Radiation Oncology; Chief, Brachytherapy Service
Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinical Research; Chief, Brachytherapy Service
Richard M. Gewanter, MD -- Chief, Commack/Rockville Center Radiation Oncology
Chief, Long Island Radiation Oncology
Nancy Y. Lee, MD
Vice-Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Experimental Therapeutics

Social Work