Our Team

Our Team Approach Improves Outcomes

At Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center, our integration of scientific discovery and full service patient care is one of the many reasons we achieve better results. Our patient dedicated teams provide specialized expertise for all types of cancer, including those considered rare.

We use science and state of the art technology to evaluate your cancer. This enables our fourteen teams of multidisciplinary experts to develop a highly personalized treatment plan specific to your cancer.  

As a research-based center, we have expertise in the latest evidence-based treatments available today. Our teams of scientists, researchers, clinicians, oncologists, and behavioral experts deliver cutting edge, patient centered therapies in a supportive environment.

Not only have we proven our patient-centric approach achieves better outcomes, but it also results in a better quality of life for our patients both during and after treatment.

Meet our team of award-winning experts dedicated to delivering patient-centered treatments focused on your individual needs:

Our Leadership Team

Edward Chu, MD, MMS, Director of the National Cancer Institute-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center; Vice President for Cancer Medicine, Montefiore Medicine; Professor, Department of Medicine (Oncology) and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Shalom Kalnicki, MD, FASTRO, FACR, FACRO, Associate Director of Clinical Affairs, Albert Einstein Cancer Center; Director, Oncology Service Line, Montefiore Medicine; Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Disease Specific Teams:

Brain Tumors

Breast Cancer

Childhood Cancers

Colorectal Cancers

Endocrine/Neuroendocrine Tumors

Esophageal Cancer

Gynecologic Cancers

Head and Neck Cancer

Liver Cancer (Hepatobiliary Tumors)

Leukemia/Lymphomas (Hematologic Malignancies

Lung Cancer and Chest Diseases

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Pancreatic and Upper GI Cancer

Prostate and Urologic Cancers


Skin Cancer (Melanoma)

Thyroid Cancer

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