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Valerie Rusch

Valerie W. Rusch, M.D.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY  10021
United States
1 212 639-5873
1 212 717-3682 (fax)
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Faculty Associate, Thoracic Surgery, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1982-1983
Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, 1983-1989
Attending Surgeon, Thoracic Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1989-present
Professor of Surgery, Cornell University Medical College, 1995-present
Chief, Thoracic Sevice, Dept. of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2000-2013
Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2009 - present
Vice Chair, Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2013 - present


Clinical Trials
Lung cancer
Molecular biology of lung cancer
Malignant mesothelioma
Esophageal cancer


Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, 1980-1982
Residency in General Surgery, University of Washington, 1975-1980
M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1975
A.B., Biochemistry, Vassar College, 1971
French Baccalaureat, Universit