Find a Tracheal Disease Expert

Find a Tracheal Disease Expert


At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, our Complex Airway Program provides comprehensive care for patients with tracheal diseases — from diagnosis to treatment to surveillance after therapy. The team includes thoracic surgeons, interventional pulmonologists, head and neck surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensive care specialists, and radiologists.

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

Tracheal Diseases
Katherine Gray
Katherine Gray

Assistant Attending Physician

Thoracic Surgery
Matthew Bott
Matthew Bott

Associate Attending Surgeon

Memorial Sloan Kettering Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli
Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief and Attending, Thoracic Service; Vice Chair for Translational Research, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Member, Solid Tumors Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapeutics Center; Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer

Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Manjit S. Bains

Min H. and Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer

James Huang, MD
James Huang

Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Fellowship and Residency; Associate Vice Chair of Education, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Gaetano Rocco
Gaetano Rocco

Attending Surgeon

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
Valerie W. Rusch

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Memorial Sloan Kettering thoracic surgeon Smita Sihag
Smita Sihag

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Head and Neck Surgery
Luc G. T. Morris, MD, MSc, FACS
Luc G. T. Morris

Director, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery Fellowship Program; Head, Laboratory of Experimental Cancer Immunogenomics

Interventional Pulmonology
Mohit Chawla, MD, FCCP
Mohit Chawla

Chief, Pulmonary Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering Interventional Pulmonologist Bryan Husta
Bryan Husta

Director, Interventional Pulmonary Outpatient Services; Associate Program Director, Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship; Medical Director, Endobronchial Therapies

Robert P. Lee, MD
Robert P. Lee

Section Head, Section of Interventional Pulmonology; Program Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Michelle Ginsberg
Michelle S. Ginsberg

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Radiology; Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Department of Radiology; Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Andrew Plodkowski
Andrew J. Plodkowski

Director of CT and General Radiology

William L. Marx, MD
William L. Marx

Attending Anesthesiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering anesthesiologist David Amar
David Amar

Director, Thoracic Anesthesia

Dawn P. Desiderio, MD
Dawn P. Desiderio

Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician Storm Horine
Storm Horine

Anesthesiology Instructor, MSK Inpatient Site Director for Weill Cornell Tri-Institute Pain Management Fellowship

Memorial Sloan Kettering anesthesiologist Alessia Pedoto
Alessia Pedoto

Attending Anesthesiologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering anesthesiologist Aymar Borel Soh Fotso
Aymar Borel Soh Fotso

Clinical Instructor

Critical Care Medicine
Neil A. Halpern, MD, MCCM, FCCP, FACP
Neil A. Halpern

Director, Critical Care Center; Chief, Critical Care Medicine Service; Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy

Stephen M. Pastores, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM
Stephen M. Pastores

Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training & Research Programs; Vice-Chair of Education, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Sanjay Chawla, MD, FCCP, FACP, FCCM
Sanjay Chawla

Attending Physician

Nina D. Raoof, MD
Nina D. Raoof

Assistant Attending Physician

Louis P. Voigt, MD
Louis P. Voigt

Chair, Ethics Committee

Social Work

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