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.

Thoracic Surgery

MSK Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service
Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS
Min H. & Yu-Fan C. Kao Chair in Thoracic Cancer
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Head and Neck Surgery

Pictured: Luc G. T. Morris
Catherine and Frederick R. Adler Chair for Junior Faculty

Interventional Pulmonology

Pictured: Mohit Chawla
Director, Interventional Pulmonology; Co-Director, Complex Airway Diseases; Program Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship; Supervising Physician, Pulmonary Advanced Practice Provider Program
Robert P. Lee, MD
Director, Pleural Diseases; Assistant Director, Interventional Pulmonology

Radiology

Anesthesiology

William L. Marx, MD -- Chief, Anesthesiology Service
Chief, Anesthesiology Service
David Amar, MD -- Director, Thoracic Anesthesia
Director, Thoracic Anesthesia

Critical Care Medicine

Neil A. Halpern, MD, FCCM, FCCP, FACP -- Chief, Critical Care Medicine Service; Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy
Chief, Critical Care Medicine Service; Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy
Stephen M. Pastores
Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training & Research Programs

Social Work