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Surgical Oncology

About Us

The Department of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine offers a multidisciplinary approach involving specialized care and clinical research related to the treatment of both benign and malignant tumors.

Our surgeons, who are based in New York City, evaluate patients alongside medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and microvascular surgeons to provide multidisciplinary treatment planning and disease-specific clinical trials.

Surgeons specialize in the conventional, complex and laparoscopic treatment of tumors, including the use of experimental therapies and advanced surgical techniques. Our surgeons have undergone specialty training in oncology and offer a high degree of specialization and expertise.

Patient Services

Weill Cornell Medicine has a history of excellence in patient care, offering cutting-edge therapies and individualized care throughout New York City. Learn more about the services we offer below.

Our Surgeons

Alexander Julian Swistel, M.D.
Alexander J. Swistel, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-2888

Jennifer L. Marti, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-4240

Rache Simmons
Rache M. Simmons, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-4240

Rohit Chandwani portrait
Rohit Chandwani, M.D., Ph.D.

Phone: (212) 746-2127

Thomas J. Fahey, III, M.D.

Phone: (212) 746-5130

Kelly A. Garrett, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-2270

Karim J. Halazun, M.D.

Phone: (212) 746-2127

Daniel Hunt
Daniel H. Hunt, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Phone: (646) 962-2270

Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-8430

Jeffrey W. Milsom, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-2270

Benjamin Samstein, M.D.

Phone: (212) 746-2127

Parul Shukla, M.D.

Phone: (646) 962-2270

Heather Yeo, M.D., M.H.S.

Phone: (646) 962-2270

Rasa Zarnegar, M.D.

Phone: (212) 746-5130

Patient Care

Our Locations

Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10021
Upper East Side
1283 York Ave, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Clinical Trials

Through extensive and innovative research programs, Weill Cornell Medicine is also focused on the development of new techniques and therapies that promote better outcomes and improve the quality of life for patients following surgery. Click here to learn more about our open clinical trials in New York City.

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