Dr. Valerie Rusch | New York, New York

Dr. Valerie Rusch is a Mesothelioma Cancer Doctor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, located in New York, New York.

Mesothelioma Doctor Information

Dr. Valerie Rusch - New York, New York
Dr. Rusch specializes in treating patients with cancers of the lung, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest wall, including those with mesothelioma. Her research interests include the genetics of lung cancer and mesothelioma and predicting how a patient will respond to a particular treatment. She is also involved in developing methods for early detection of thoracic cancers.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, New York 10021
Phone: (212) 639-5873
Website: www.mskcc.org  

Chief, Thoracic Service
William G. Caha Chair

Residencies
University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals

Phone
(212) 639-5873

Education
M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Fellowships
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Board Certifications
Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Expertise
Thoracic Surgical Oncology; Lung Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Mediastinal Tumors; Mesothelioma; Pulmonary Metastases; Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery; Pulmonary and Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, including Laser Endoscopy; Tracheobronchial and Esophageal Stents

Specialties
I am a surgeon who specializes in treating patients with cancers of the lung, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest wall, and those with mesothelioma. My research efforts focus on the genetics of lung cancer and mesothelioma, in an effort to predict how a patient will respond to a particular treatment, and on the development of methods to detect thoracic cancers at an early stage. I have also been a leader in national clinical trials for the treatment of thoracic cancers.

Additional information about Dr. Rusch can be found at:
http://www.mskcc.org/prg/prg/bios/51.cfm  

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