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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.

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

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

Director, Strategic Planning and Research, RISE Program

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
Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Henry Godfrey
Henry Godfrey
Memorial Sloan Kettering breast surgeon Anita Mamtani
Anita Mamtani
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
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

Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Department of Surgery

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering colorectal surgeon Maria Widmar
Maria Widmar
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
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Mary Sue Brady
Mary Sue Brady
Murray F. Brennan, MD, FACS -- Vice President for International Programs; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology
Sir Murray F. Brennan

Senior Vice President of International Programs; 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
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

Co-Director of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program

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; Vice Chair of Hospital Operations, Department of Surgery

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

Head, General Gynecology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Elizabeth Jewell
Elizabeth Jewell

Vice Chair, Regional Network & Affiliates, Department of Surgery; 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

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

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; Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Management Program

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Alice Wei
Alice Wei

Co-Director, Surgical Initiatives, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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
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
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

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeon Evan Matros
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
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, Specialized 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
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
MSK surgeon Eugene Cha
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

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Bernard Bochner
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