Meet our Research Team

At the Center of Excellence for Thoracic Oncology, our team of experts provides compassionate and state-of-the-art prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for lung cancer. Our clinicians and researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai work together to translate scientific discovery into clinical treatments.

Thoracic Surgery

  • Raja Flores, MD
  • Andrea Wolf, MD
  • Andrew Kaufman, MD
  • Daniel Nicastri, MD
  • Ardeshir Hakami-Kermani, MD
  • Dong-Seok Lee, MD

Medical Oncology

  • Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD
  • Jorge Gomez, MD
  • Thomas Marron, MD, PhD
  • Rajwanth Veluswamy, MD
  • Cardinale Smith, MD, PhD
  • Nicholas Rohs, MD
  • Deborah Doroshow, MD, PhD
  • Philip Mack, PhD
  • Lee Krug, MD

Radiation Oncology

  • Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD
  • Robert Samstein, MD, PhD


  • Charles A. Powell, MD, MBA
  • Timothy Harkin, MD
  • Hideo Watanabe, MD, PhD
  • David Steiger, MD
  • Louis DePalo, MD


  • Claudia Henshcke, PhD, MD
  • David Yankelevitz, MD


  • Emanuela Taioli, MD, PhD


  • Mary Beth Beasley, MD
  • Adnan Hasanovic, MD
  • Jane Houldsworth, PhD
  • Rachel Brody, MD, PhD


  • Nina Bhardwaj, MD, PhD
  • Miriam Merad, MD, PhD
  • Sacha Gnjatic, PhD


  • Zeynep Gumus, PhD
  • Jun Zhu, PhD
  • Ben Hopkins, PhD
  • Alex Tsankov, PhD
  • Kuan-Lin Huang, PhD


  • Hsin-hui (Vivien)  Huang, MD, PhD, MS, MPH

Internal Medicine

  • Juan Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH
  • Chung Yin (Joey) Kong, PhD
  • Keith Sigal, MD