New York physicians are committed to improving lung cancer prognosis through early detection, treatment and improved quality of life. New York boasts of some of the best Cancer Centers in the nation and dedicated teams of surgeons, researchers, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and other health professionals work together to provide lung cancer patients with the best possible treatment available.
Given below are some of the well-known lung cancer specialists in New York City:
Dr. Valerie Rusch, Chief of Thoracic Surgery; her department performs maximum number of lung cancer resections in the New York area. (http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/doctor/valerie-rusch)
Dr. Mark Kris, is known for being a part of the team which established a new treatment for lung cancer in which chemotherapy agents were used to shrink tumors before surgery or radiation therapy. (http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/doctor/mark-kris)
Dr. Nasser Altkori, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, specialist surgeon and much recommended by patients. (http://nyp.org/physician/nasseraltorki/)
Mark E. Ginsburg, Board Certified Thoracic surgeon. Features in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors. (http://nyp.org/physician/meginsburg/)
Bernard . K. Crawford, specializes in surgical treatments of lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, chest wall tumors and other thoracic surgical conditions. (http://www.med.nyu.edu/cvsurgery/thoracic/faculty/bios/crawford.html)