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Meet the Surgical Oncology Physicians

Team Leaders

Stiles, Brendon M., MD

Stiles, Brendon M., MD, Chief, Divisions of Thoracic Surgery & Surgical Oncology; Associate Director, Surgical Services, Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Thoracic)
Title Chief, Divisions of Thoracic Surgery & Surgical Oncology; Associate Director, Surgical Services, Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center
Medical Education University of Virginia School of Medicine

Team Members

Abbott, Ira R., MD

Abbott, Ira R., MD, Acting Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, CHAM, Craniofacial Reconstruction|Epilepsy|Hydrocephalus|Moyamoya|Pediatric Brain Tumor|Spasticity|Neurological Surgery|Pediatrics - Neurological Surgery
Title Acting Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, CHAM
Medical Education Baylor College of Medicine

Bellemare, Sarah, MD

Bellemare, Sarah, MD, Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Liver)|Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery|Surgery
Medical Education Universite Laval Faculte de Medecine
 

Borenstein, Steven H., MD

Borenstein, Steven H., MD, Pediatrics - Surgery
Medical Education Dalhousie University

Braunschweig, Ira, MD

Braunschweig, Ira, MD, Cancer - Hematologic (Stem Cell Transplant, CART therapy)|Medical Oncology (Cancer)|Hematology (Blood)
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
 

Flamm, Eugene S., MD

Flamm, Eugene S., MD, Past Chairman of Neurosurgery, Neurological Surgery|Arterio-venous Malformation|Benign Brain Tumor|Brain Aneurysm|Chiari Malformation|Meningioma
Title Past Chairman of Neurosurgery
Medical Education University of Buffalo

Geller, David S., MD

Geller, David S., MD, Vice Chairman, Strategy and Innovation; Co-Director, Orthopedic Oncology, Orthopedic Oncology Oncology|Orthopaedic Surgery
Title Vice Chairman, Strategy and Innovation; Co-Director, Orthopedic Oncology
Medical Education Sackler School of Medicine, New York
 

Jan, Dominique M., MD

Jan, Dominique M., MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery, Pediatrics - Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery
Medical Education Pierre et Marie Curie Universite

Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD

Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD, Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery|Surgery
Title Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College
 

Lasala, Patrick A., MD

Lasala, Patrick A., MD, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Neurological Surgery|Acoustic Schwannoma|Astrocytoma|Meningioma|Neuro-oncology|Oligodendroglioma|Brain Tumor|Epilepsy|Glioblastoma
Title Vice Chair of Neurosurgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons

Levine, Rebecca A., MD

Levine, Rebecca A., MD, Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Anal)|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Colorectal)|Surgery|Colon & Rectal Surgery
Title Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
 

Maria, Pedro P., DO

Maria, Pedro P., DO, Attending Physician, Urology
Title Attending Physician
Medical Education Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ow, Thomas J., MD

Ow, Thomas J., MD, Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Medical Education Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
 

Papalezova, Katia T., MD

Papalezova, Katia T., MD, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, Surgery|Surgical Oncology|Cancer - Melanoma/Sarcoma
Title Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Sofia Medical School, Bulgaria

Schiff, Bradley A., MD

Schiff, Bradley A., MD, Attending Physician, Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Title Attending Physician
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
 

Shamamian, Peter, MD

Shamamian, Peter, MD, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer; Vice Chairman, Quality Improvement and Performance, Surgery
Title Vice President and Chief Quality Officer; Vice Chairman, Quality Improvement and Performance
Medical Education Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Shiminski-Maher, Tania J., NP

Shiminski-Maher, Tania J., NP, NP in Pediatrics
Medical Education Columbia University School of Nursing
 

Statter, Mindy B., MD

Statter, Mindy B., MD, Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics - Surgery
Title Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery
Medical Education Emory University School of Medicine

Yassari, Reza, MD

Yassari, Reza, MD, Chief, Division of Spinal Neurosurgery; Director, Neurosurgery Residency, Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery|Spinal Deformity|Spinal Tumors|Spine Disease|Neurological Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Spinal Neurosurgery; Director, Neurosurgery Residency
Medical Education Medical University of Vienna