Memorial Sloan Kettering’s international patients receive personalized support from a team of compassionate, knowledgeable staff.
Who You’ll Meet
International Care Advisors: Your international care advisor is your first point of contact at MSK. He or she will help you assemble the necessary medical information and get you set up with the services you have requested.
International Patient Liaisons: Should you choose to come to MSK for care, your International Patient Liaison will be with you every step of the way to ensure your experience is as seamless and convenient as possible. As your main point of contact, your International Patient Liaison can assist with travel arrangements, scheduling treatment and connecting you with resources to make sure your questions are answered timely and efficiently. Your International Patient Liaison will accompany you to some of your outpatient and inpatient visits to ensure you have support throughout your journey at MSK.
Patient Financial Counselor: your counselor will help guide you through the financial component of your healthcare journey at MSK. They are available to answer your questions regarding cost of care, billing, insurance, payments and our financial policy.
Other members of your team at the Bobst International Center include nurse practitioners, nurse case managers, and some of the most renowned cancer experts in the world.
Learn more about the Bobst International Center Leadership Team
Sir Murray F. Brennan is an oncologic surgeon and scientist. He helps personally guide the care of international patients. He was Chair of the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering from 1985 to 2006. He is currently Senior Vice President of International Programs. Dr. Brennan has lectured throughout the world and authored or co-authored more than 1,100 scientific papers and book chapters, along with three books on soft tissue sarcoma. He has received many honors throughout his career, among them an appointment as Knight Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II.
Andrew Seidman is an Attending Physician on MSK’s Breast Medicine Service as well as a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. As Director, he helps guide patients to the relevant specialist and service. He also works closely with his colleagues in the International Center’s administrative leadership to continually optimize clinical consultations and coordination of care. Dr. Seidman is a past president of the American Society of Breast Disease, as well as a recipient of the Career Development Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Gay Clark Stoddard Award from the Susan G. Komen Foundation for excellent and compassionate care of patients with breast cancer. Previously, he served as Senior Breast Cancer Advisor for MSK’s collaboration with IBM Watson. He maintains an active research program focused on breast cancer brain metastases.
Bob Li is a medical oncologist and physician-scientist who specializes in lung cancers and early-phase drug development for solid tumors. He is also Co-Director of MSK’s multidisciplinary Thoracic Liquid Biopsy Program investigating the use of plasma biomarkers to optimize precision cancer therapy. His translational research in molecular oncology basket trials has transformed national clinical practice guidelines, for which he has received awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Li is an Australian who speaks fluent Chinese Mandarin and is Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. As MSK’s Physician Ambassador to China and Asia-Pacific, he represents MSK on an official level and provides leadership in international patient care, research and education programs with China and the Asia-Pacific region. He works closely with colleagues at the International Center and hospital administration to advance MSK’s mission abroad with transparency and impact. Through compassionate care and international partnerships, his career is dedicated to winning the global war on cancer and bringing real hope to patients.
Nicholas Bilas is the Director of the Bobst International Center. He has extensive experience in fostering change and streamlining operations in response to healthcare quality and patient-centered care. He oversees the International strategy as well as the operational, financial, and administrative functions of the International Center. He is responsible for MSK’s global expansion and strategic connections.
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Bobst International Center
160 East 53rd Street
Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion, 11th floor
New York, NY 10022