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Our Faculty

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Surgery includes more than 100 world-class surgeons. It consists of 13 services: Breast, Colorectal, Dental, Gastric and Mixed Tumor, Gynecology, Head and Neck, Hepatopancreatobiliary, Ophthalmic Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive, Thoracic, and Urology.

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Jeffrey Drebin, surgeon and Chief, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Jeffrey Drebin

Chair, Department of Surgery; Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgical oncologist Martin Weiser

Martin R. Weiser

Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Roger S. Wilson, MD -- Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Founder's Chair

Roger S. Wilson

Director of Operating Room Operations, Department of Surgery; Founder's Chair

Peter T. Scardino, MD, FACS -- Chair, Department of Surgery; David H. Koch Chair; Member, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program

Peter T. Scardino

David H. Koch Chair

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, MD, FACOG, FACS -- Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Service; Chair Surgical Quality Assessment

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

Chief, Gynecology Service; Vice Chair for Technology Development, Department of Surgery; Avon Chair in Gynecologic Oncology

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

Valerie W. Rusch

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

Brett A. Simon, MD, PhD

Brett A. Simon

Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering's Josie Robertson Surgery Center

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Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgical oncologist Laurie Kirstein

Laurie J. Kirstein

Monica Morrow, MD, FACS -- Chief, Breast Service, Department of Surgery; Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology

Monica Morrow

Chief, Breast Service, Department of Surgery; Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology

Hiram S. Cody III, MD, FACS

Hiram S. Cody III

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Melissa Pilewskie

Melissa L. Pilewskie

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon George Plitas

George Plitas

Jeanne A. Petrek Junior Faculty Chair

Kimberly J. Van Zee, MD, FACS

Kimberly J. Van Zee

MSK breast cancer surgeon Tracy-Ann Moo

Tracy-Ann Moo

Lisa M. Sclafani, MD, FACS

Lisa M. Sclafani

Director of Surgical Services, Regional Network

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Audree Tadros

Audree B. Tadros

Virgilio Sacchini, MD

Virgilio Sacchini

Deborah M. Capko, MD, FACS

Deborah M. Capko

Alexandra S. Heerdt, MD, MPH, FACS

Alexandra S. Heerdt

MSK breast surgeon Mary Gemignani

Mary L. Gemignani

Director, Breast Surgical Fellowship Training Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast cancer surgeon Mahmoud El-Tamer

Mahmoud B. El-Tamer

Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Andrea Barrio

Andrea V. Barrio

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J. Joshua Smith, MD, PhD

J. Joshua Smith

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Julio Garcia-Aguilar

Julio Garcia-Aguilar

Chief, Colorectal Service; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Jose Guillem

José G. Guillem

Director, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Family Registry

Surgeon Garrett Nash

Garrett M. Nash

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Emmanouil Pappou

Emmanouil P. Pappou

Pictured: Philip Paty

Philip B. Paty

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Iris Wei

Iris H. Wei

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgical oncologist Martin Weiser

Martin R. Weiser

Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Department of Surgery; Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery

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Sam S. Yoon, MD

Sam S. Yoon

Samuel Singer, MD, FACS -- Chief, Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service

Samuel Singer

Chief, Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service; Vincent Astor Chair of Clinical Research

Pictured: Charlotte Ariyan

Charlotte E. Ariyan

Mary Sue Brady, MD, FACS

Mary Sue Brady

Murray F. Brennan, MD, FACS -- Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology

Sir Murray F. Brennan

Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Edmund Bartlett

Edmund Bartlett

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Danielle Bello

Danielle Bello

Daniel G. Coit, MD, FACS

Daniel G. Coit

Memorial Sloan Kettering sarcoma expert Aimee Crago

Aimee M. Crago

Vivian E. Strong, MD, FACS

Vivian E. Strong

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Brian Untch

Brian R. Untch

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Mario M. Leitao, Jr., MD, FACOG -- Co-Director, Robotic Surgery

Mario M. Leitao, Jr.

Fellowship Director, Gynecology Service; Director, Minimal Access and Robotic Surgery Program, Department of Surgery

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, MD, FACOG, FACS -- Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Service; Chair Surgical Quality Assessment

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

Chief, Gynecology Service; Vice Chair for Technology Development, Department of Surgery; Avon Chair in Gynecologic Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Vance Broach

Vance Broach

Carol L. Brown, MD, FACOG, FACS

Carol L. Brown

Director, Office of Diversity Programs in Clinical Care, Research, and Training

Jeanne Carter, PhD

Jeanne Carter

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon and ovarian cancer expert Dennis Chi

Dennis S. Chi

Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery; Deputy Chief, Gynecology Service; Head, Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Ginger Gardner

Ginger J. Gardner

Section, Ovarian Cancer Surgery; Physician Lead, Gynecology Disease Management Team Alliance; Co-Chair, Institutional Patient Flow Committee

Deborah J. Goldfrank, MD, FACOG; Head, General Gynecology

Deborah J. Goldfrank

Head, General Gynecology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Elizabeth Jewell

Elizabeth Jewell

Director of Surgery, MSK Monmouth & MSK Basking Ridge; Director of MSK Monmouth ORs

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon and ovarian cancer expert Kara Long Roche

Kara Long Roche

Section, Ovarian Cancer Surgery

MSK gynecologic surgeon Jennifer Mueller

Jennifer Mueller

Yukio Sonoda, MD, FACOG, FACS

Yukio Sonoda

Section, Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Oliver Zivanovic

Oliver Zivanovic

Section, Ovarian Cancer Surgery; Director, Innovative Surgical Technology, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

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MSK head & neck surgeon Marc Cohen

Marc A. Cohen

Surgical Director, Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center

Benjamin R. Roman, MD, MSHP

Benjamin R. Roman

Jay O. Boyle, MD -- Director, Fellowship Training Program in Head and Neck Surgery

Jay O. Boyle

Pictured: Jatin Shah

Jatin P. Shah

Elliot W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology

Pictured: Snehal G. Patel

Snehal G. Patel

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Jennifer Cracchiolo

Jennifer R. Cracchiolo

Ashok R. Shaha, MD, FACS -- Jatin P. Shah Chair in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

Ashok R. Shaha

Jatin P. Shah Chair in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Valeria Silva Merea

Valeria Silva Merea

Pictured: Ian Ganly

Ian Ganly

Richard J. Wong, MD, FACS

Richard J. Wong

Chief, Head and Neck Service

Pictured: Luc G. T. Morris

Luc G. T. Morris

Catherine and Frederick Adler Chair for Junior Faculty; Associate Director, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform; Director of Fellowship Training

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Brian Untch

Brian R. Untch

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh

Bhuvanesh Singh

Director, Laboratory of Epithelial Cancer Biology

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Vinod P. Balachandran, MD

Vinod P. Balachandran

Member, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Leslie H. Blumgart, MD, FRCS, FACS

Leslie H. Blumgart

Michael I. D'Angelica, MD

Michael I. D'Angelica

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Surgery; Director, Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship Program; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

Jeffrey Drebin, surgeon and Chief, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Jeffrey Drebin

Chair, Department of Surgery; Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery

William R. Jarnagin, MD

William R. Jarnagin

Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service; Leslie Blumgart Chair in Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon T. Peter Kingham

T. Peter Kingham

Director of Global Cancer Disparity Initiatives

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David H. Abramson, MD -- Chief, Ophthalmic Oncology Service, Department of Surgery

David H. Abramson

Chief, Ophthalmic Oncology Service, Department of Surgery

Pictured: Jasmine H. Francis

Jasmine H. Francis

M.H. Heinemann, MD, FACS

M.H. Heinemann

Memorial Sloan Kettering ophthalmologist Korey Jaben

Korey Jaben

Vivian T. Yin, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Vivian T. Yin

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Pictured: Todd E. Heaton

Todd E. Heaton

Michael P. La Quaglia, MD, FACS, FRCS

Michael P. La Quaglia

Joseph H. Burchenal Chair in Pediatrics

Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric surgeon J. Ted Gerstle

J. Ted Gerstle

Chief, Pediatric Surgical Service

MSK surgeon and Orthopedic Service Chief John Healey

John H. Healey

Chief, Orthopaedic Service; Stephen McDermott Chair in Surgery

Edward Shlasko, MD, MBA

Edward Shlasko

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Robert J. Allen, Jr., MD

Robert J. Allen, Jr.

Peter G. Cordeiro, MD, FACS -- Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service

Peter G. Cordeiro

William G. Cahan Chair in Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic & reconstructive surgeon Michelle Coriddi

Michelle Coriddi

Pictured: Joseph Dayan

Joseph H. Dayan

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeon Joseph Disa

Joseph J. Disa

Vice Chair of Clinical Activities, Department of Surgery; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Evan Matros, MD, MMSc

Evan Matros

Pictured: Colleen McCarthy

Colleen M. McCarthy

Pictured: Babak Mehrara

Babak J. Mehrara

Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service; Peter G. Cordeiro Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jonas Nelson

Jonas A. Nelson

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Thoracic surgical oncologist James Isbell

James M. Isbell

David R. Jones, MD

David R. Jones

Chief, Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery; Co-Director, Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research; Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Chair in Lung Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Daniela Molena

Daniela Molena

Director, Esophageal Surgery Program

Matthew Bott, MD

Matthew Bott

Robert J. Downey, MD, FACS

Robert J. Downey

Co-Director, Surgical Advanced Care Unit

MSK Surgeon Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD

Prasad S. Adusumilli

Deputy Chief, Thoracic Service; Co-Director, Mesothelioma Program; Head, Solid Tumors Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapeutics Center

Manjit S. Bains, MD, FACS

Manjit S. Bains

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

James Huang, MD

James Huang

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Bernard Park

Bernard J. Park

Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs, Thoracic Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Gaetano Rocco

Gaetano Rocco

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS -- Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery; Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers

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

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Pramod C. Sogani, MD, FACS

Pramod C. Sogani

Karim A. Touijer, MD

Karim A. Touijer

Pictured: Behfar Ehdaie

Behfar Ehdaie

Pictured: Jonathan Coleman

Jonathan A. Coleman

Vincent P. Laudone, MD -- Co-Director for Robotic Surgery

Vincent P. Laudone

Chief of Surgery, Josie Robertson Surgery Center

Guido Dalbagni, MD

Guido Dalbagni

Eugene K. Cha, MD

Eugene K. Cha

Joel Sheinfeld, MD -- Deputy Chief, Urology Service; William G. Cahan Chair in Surgery

Joel Sheinfeld

Deputy Chief, Urology Service; Florence and Theodore Baumritter/Enid Ancell Chair of Urologic Oncology

Bernard H. Bochner, MD

Bernard H. Bochner

Sir Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery

MSK urologist Timothy Donahue

Timothy F. Donahue

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Alan Goh

Alvin C. Goh

Director, Robotic Urologic Surgery Technology and Education

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Eugene Pietzak

Eugene Pietzak

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Robert Smith

Robert C. Smith

Pictured: Laura Leddy

Laura Leddy

Pictured: Ari Hakimi

A. Ari Hakimi

Peter T. Scardino, MD, FACS -- Chair, Department of Surgery; David H. Koch Chair; Member, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program

Peter T. Scardino

David H. Koch Chair

Jaspreet S. Sandhu, MD

Jaspreet S. Sandhu

Brett S. Carver, MD

Brett S. Carver

Pictured: John Mulhall

John P. Mulhall

Director, Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program

Harry W. Herr, MD, FACS

Harry W. Herr

James A. Eastham, MD, FACS -- Chief, Urology Service; Florence and Theodore Baumritter/Enid Ancell Chair of Urologic Oncology

James A. Eastham

Chief, Urology Service; Peter T. Scardino Chair in Oncology

S. Machele Donat, MD, FACS

S. Machele Donat

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Paul Russo

Paul Russo