Expert Database

Stacey Akers

Staff Physician, Department of Gynecologic Oncology

Great source on:
Uterine (endometrial) cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, robotic surgery, endometriosis

Christine Ambrosone

Professor of Oncology, Senior Vice President, Population Sciences, Chair, Cancer Prevention & Control, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Endowed Chair in Cancer Prevention

Great source on:
Breast cancer research, epidemiology, cancer health disparities, cancer prevention, public health, population sciences

Hassan Arshad

Associate Professor of Oncology, Director, Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship Program, Leader of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Oncology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Great source on:
Thyroid cancer, cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx/throat, larynx, sinus and skull base, microvascular reconstruction, robotic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, photodynamic therapy

Andrew Bain

Assistant Professor of Oncology, Chief of Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
Gastroenterology, endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, colonoscopy, esophageal cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, Barrett’s esophagus

Barbara Bambach

Associate Professor of Oncology, Pediatrics

Great source on:
Pediatric/adolescent cancers, pediatric bone marrow transplant

Maansi Bansal-Travers

Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Health Behavior

Great source on:
Tobacco product marketing, tobacco regulation, tobacco health warnings

Matthew Barth

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Great source on:
Pediatric/adolescent cancers, pediatric lymphoma

Joanne Becker

Associate Professor, Clinical Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical Director, Blood Bank and Therapeutic Apheresis Unit

Great source on:
Blood donation, blood transfusion, blood banking, laboratory testing using blood products

Ermelinda Bonaccio

Chair of Diagnostic Radiology, Assistant Professor

Great source on:
Breast cancer early detection, mammography/breast imaging, breast biopsy

Martin Brecher

Emeritus Professor

Great source on:
Pediatric/adolescent cancers

Helen Cappuccino

Assistant Professor of Oncology, Breast Surgery Division, Department of Surgical Oncology

Great source on:
Breast cancer, breast surgery, benign breast disease

Amy Case

Associate Professor of Oncology, Chair, Department of Supportive Care

Great source on:
Palliative medicine, pain management, survivorship, medical marijuana

Gurkamal Chatta

Professor of Oncology, Clinical Chief of Genitourinary Medicine

Great source on:
Prostate cancer

Michael Ciesielski

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery

Great source on:
Neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, brain cancer

Todd Demmy

Professor of Oncology

Great source on:
Esophageal cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma, minimally invasive surgery, photodynamic therapy, malignant pleural effusions, regional lung chemotherapy

Elisabeth Dexter

Attending Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Thoracic Surgery Quality Assurance Officer

Great source on:
Thoracic cancer and minimally invasive chest, lung and esophageal surgery

Grace Dy

Chief, Thoracic Oncology, Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
CIMAvax, Cuba vaccine, lung cancer, mesothelioma, medical oncology, novel therapeutics

Stephen Edge

Professor of Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control

Great source on:
Breast cancer, surgery and health care research and innovation

Marc Ernstoff

Professor , The Katherine Anne Gioia Chair of Medicine, Chair, Department of Medicine, Senior Vice President for Clinical Investigation

Great source on:
Kidney cancer, melanoma, medical oncology, novel therapeutics, immunotherapy/cancer vaccines

Deborah Erwin

Director, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement , Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Carlton House

Great source on:
Cancer health disparities, public health

Andrew J. Fabiano

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Director, Spinal Oncology Center

Great source on:
Neurosurgery, brain tumors, spinal tumors, meningiomas, hydrocephalus, endoscopic skull base surgery, Chiari malformations, gamma knife radiosurgery

Robert Fenstermaker

Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Neuro-Oncology Program

Great source on:
Neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, glioblastoma, meningioma, gamma knife, pituitary tumor, acoustic neuroma, immunotherapy, trigeminal neuralgia

Peter Frederick

Associate Professor of Oncology, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Program Director, Gynecology Oncology Fellowship Program, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecology Oncology, Clinical Disease Team Leader, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology

Great source on:
Uterine (endometrial) cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, robotic surgery, endometriosis

Irwin Gelman

Director of Research Integration, Distinguished Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Great source on:
Cancer genetics, cancer development, cancer metastasis

Maciej Goniewicz

Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Health Behavior

Great source on:
E-cigarettes, tobacco control, smoking cessation

Khurshid Guru

Chair, Department of Urology, Director, Robotic Surgery, Director, Applied Technology Laboratory for Advanced Surgery (ATLAS), Robert P. Huben Endowed Professor of Oncology, Professor of Oncology

Great source on:
Robotic surgery, bladder cancer, prostate cancer

Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri

Chief, Lymphoma Section, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Head, Lymphoma Translational Research Lab, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology

Great source on:
Lymphoma, multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, hematologic malignancies, medical oncology

Wesley Hicks Jr.

Chairman, Department of Head & Neck/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Great source on:
Head/neck cancers, thyroid cancer, tissue engineering, wound healing

Meghan Higman

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Great source on:
Pediatric/adolescent cancers, Hodgkin lymphoma, pediatric bone marrow transplant

Jens Hillengass

Professor of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Chief of Myeloma

Great source on:
Myeloma, hematology

Steven Hochwald

Chief of Gastrointestinal/Endocrine Surgery, Vice Chair of Department of Surgical Oncology, Professor of Oncology

Great source on:
Colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, small intestine cancer, stomach cancer, adrenal tumors

Chi-Chen Hong

Associate Professor of Oncology, Associate Member, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control

Great source on:
Lifestyle-related factors (diet, obesity, exercise, stress) and cancer, breast cancer risk factors/outcome, immune function and cancer

Andrew Hyland

Chair, Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences

Great source on:
Tobacco control, tobacco policy, epidemiology, public health, e-cigarettes

Renuka Iyer

Professor of Oncology, Co-Director, Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center, Section Chief for Gastrointestinal Oncology

Great source on:
Liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, bile duct cancer, carcinoid (neuroendocrine) tumors, cholangiocarcinoma, esophageal cancer, medical oncology

Candace S. Johnson

President & CEO, M&T Bank Presidential Chair in Leadership, Professor of Oncology, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Great source on:
Cancer research, vitamin D, immunotherapy/cancer vaccines, Cuban collaboration, CIMAvax, Cuba vaccine, genomics/personalized medicine, experimental therapeutics

John M. Kane III

Professor of Oncology, Chair, Surgical Oncology, Chief, Melanoma/Sarcoma Service, Department of Surgical Oncology , Program Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Great source on:
Melanoma, sarcoma, surgical oncology, immunotherapy, HIPEC, rare soft tissue and skin tumors

Kara Kelly

Professor of Oncology, Chair, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

Great source on:
Pediatric cancers, adolescent cancers, lymphoma in children and adolescents, integrative medicine

Erik Knudsen

Chair, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Great source on:
Personalized medicine, molecular diagnostics, genomics

Richard Koya

Associate Professor of Oncology, Associate Director, Center for Immunotherapy, Director, Vector Development & Production Facility

Great source on:
Immunotherapy, cellular therapy

Michael Kuettel

Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Medicine , The Barbara C. & George H. Hyde Chair in Radiation Medicine

Great source on:
Prostate cancer, radiotherapy, prostate cancer treatment guidelines, ionizing radiation

Moni Abraham Kuriakose

Professor of Oncology, Vice Chairman, Department of Head & Neck Surgery / Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Director, Translational Research for Head & Neck / Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , Director, Skull Base Program

Great source on:
Head/neck cancers, early detection/prevention and molecular characterization of head and neck cancer, adaptive therapy

Boris Kuvshinoff II

Chief Medical Officer, Professor of Oncology, Division of Gastrointestinal/Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology

Great source on:
Liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, bile duct cancer, carcinoid (neuroendocrine) tumors, stomach cancer, gallbladder cancer, bile duct cancer, ampullary cancer, duodenal cancer, microwave ablation, nanoknife, Whipple procedure

Kelvin Lee

Professor, Chair, Department of Immunology, The Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology, Senior Vice President, Basic Science

Great source on:
Cancer immunology/immunotherapy, cancer vaccines, Cuban collaboration, CimaVax, Cuba vaccine, multiple myeloma, dendritic cell biology, medical oncology, novel therapeutics

Shashikant Lele

Clinical Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, Clinical Chair, Division of Surgical Subspecialties

Great source on:
Cervical cancer, endometrial (uterine) cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine fibroid tumors, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer

Mark Lema

Professor of Oncology and Anesthesiology, Chair of Anesthesiology, Preoperative Medicine and Pain Medicine

Great source on:
Anesthesiology, cancer pain management, palliative care

Martin Mahoney

Professor of Oncology, Director, Cancer Prevention & Detection Center, Employee Health Clinic, NYS Smokers Quit Line, Associate Member, Cancer Control, Prevention and Disparities Program, Chair, CME Committee, Department of Health Behavior, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
Family medicine, primary care, preventive medicine, health behavior, lung cancer, smoking cessation, HPV vaccines

David Mattson Jr.

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Medicine, Director of Radiation Oncology Residency Program

Great source on:
Gastrointestinal and gynecological radiotherapy, breast cancer brachytherapy and clinical research

Philip McCarthy

Professor of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Director, Transplant & Cellular Therapy Center, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
Bone marrow transplant, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, testicular cancer, hematologic oncology

Laszlo L. Mechtler

Professor of Oncology, Chief, Department of Neuro-Oncology

Great source on:
Neuro-oncology, brain cancer, neuroimaging, headache and pain management

James Mohler

Associate Director and Senior Vice President, Translational Research, Chief, Inter-Institutional Academics, Professor of Oncology

Great source on:
Urology, prostate cancer, prostate cancer detection/treatment guidelines, androgen deprivation, active surveillance, racial disparities in prostate cancer

Wong Moon

Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Great source on:
Plastic and reconstructive surgery hand surgery, soft tissue reconstruction, microsurgical replantation/transplantation, biliary tract reconstruction, cosmetic surgery

Carl Morrison

Professor of Oncology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Senior Vice President, Scientific Development and Integrative Medicine, Chief, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Great source on:
Genomics/personalized medicine, molecular pathology, cancer genetics, sarcoma, bone cancers

Kirsten Moysich

Distinguished Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Professor, Department of Immunology

Great source on:
Molecular epidemiology, environmental factors and cancer, immunotherapy, ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma, breast cancer

Steven Nurkin

Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology

Great source on:
Laparoscopic and robotic gastrointestinal surgery, endoscopic resection of tumors, surgical education, use of technology in patient care

Chukwumere Nwogu

Professor of Oncology, Attending Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Great source on:
Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, minimally invasive surgery, mesothelioma, photodynamic therapy

Richard O'Connor

Professor of Oncology, Department of Health Behavior , Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Member (Epidemiology & Prevention), Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Cancer Pathology and Prevention, Roswell Park Graduate Division

Great source on:
Tobacco use and addiction, effects of tobacco use, tobacco-related communications

Tracey O'Connor

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
Breast cancer, medical oncology, psychological impact of breast cancer, palliative care, cancer survivorship

Kunle Odunsi

Deputy Director, Chair, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The M. Steven Piver Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Executive Director, Center for Immunotherapy

Great source on:
Ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, trophoblastic disease, immunotherapy/cancer vaccines, cellular therapy

Anthony Picone

Professor of Oncology, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Great source on:
Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, carcinoid cancer, surgery

Robert Plunkett

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Great source on:
Brain tumors, cancer pain, gamma knife radiosurgery

Dheerendra Prasad

Medical Director, Department of Radiation Medicine, Director, Central Nervous System & Pediatric Radiation Medicine , Director, Gamma Knife Center, Professor of Radiation Medicine & Neurosurgery

Great source on:
Brain tumors (adult and pediatric), spinal cord tumors (adult and pediatric), trigeminal neuralgia, vascular malformations of the brain, epilepsy, gamma-knife radiosurgery, proton therapy

Igor Puzanov

Director, Early Phase Clinical Trials Program, Chief of Melanoma, Co-Leader, CCSG Experimental Therapeutics Program , Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine

Great source on:
Novel therapeutics, melanoma, immunotherapy/cancer vaccines, personalized medicine

Mary Reid

Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship, Professor of Oncology

Great source on:
Lung cancer, cancer screening/early detection, CIMAvax, Cuba vaccine, epidemiology, integrative medicine, survivorship

Denise Rokitka

Assistant Professor, Director, Pediatric, Adolescent Cancer Survivorship, Director, Young Adult Program and Oncofertility Program, Department of Pediatric Oncology

Great source on:
Pediatric cancers, cancer survivorship, long-term complications of childhood cancer, fertility preservation, Hodgkin lymphoma, psychosocial impact of cancer

Ilene Rothman

Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Dermatology

Great source on:
Dermatology, UV exposure, atopic dermatitis, basal cell carcinoma, hemangiomas, melanoma, mosaic skin conditions, precancerous skin conditions, squamous cell carcinoma, vascular anomalies

Thomas Schwaab

Chief of Strategy, Business Development and Outreach, Professor of Oncology, Department of Urology, Department of Immunology, CEO, RPCI Oncology, PC

Great source on:
Bladder cancer, CIMAvax, Cuba vaccine, international collaboration, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, partial nephrectomy, robotic kidney surgery, retroperitoneal surgery,

Brahm Segal

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Chief, Infectious Diseases, Professor of Oncology, Director of Faculty Development, Member, Department of Immunology

Great source on:
Infectious diseases, infection control, ebola, zika

Anurag Singh

Professor of Oncology, Director of Radiation Research, Department of Radiation Medicine, Co-Leader, Cell Stress and Biophysical Therapy Program, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Research

Great source on:
Head and neck cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), nutrition and cancer

Joseph Skitzki

Associate Professor of Oncology, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology, Associate Professor of Surgery, Chair, Melanoma/Sarcoma Disease Site Research Group, Chair, Clinical Data Network Shared Resource Advisory Committee

Great source on:
Melanoma, sarcoma, surgical oncology

Edward Spangenthal

Clinical Chief of Cardiology, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Great source on:
Cardio-Oncology

Kazuaki Takabe

Professor of Oncology, Clinical Chief of Breast Surgery, The Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, Breast Program Leader, Breast Disease Site Leader, Breast Oncology Fellowship Program Director

Great source on:
Breast cancer, drug development, surgery

Mark Travers

Research Scientist, Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences

Great source on:
Tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure, smokefree policies, hookah/waterpipe use

Eunice Wang

Chief, Leukemia Service, Professor of Oncology, Assistant Member, Tumor Immunology Program, Department of Immunology

Great source on:
Leukemia, myeloproliferative diseases (MPD), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), hematologic oncology, medical oncology

Sai Yendamuri

Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Professor of Oncology, Attending Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Director, Thoracic Surgery Laboratory

Great source on:
Esophageal cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma, risk prediction using genomic markers, thoracic surgery,

Emese Zsiros

Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Center for Immunotherapy

Great source on:
Cervical cancer, endometrial (uterine) cancer, ovarian and fallopian-tube cancer, vulvar and vaginal cancer, gynecologic cancer surgery, minimally invasive surgery