Our Lung Cancer Team

The doctors you will meet at the Wilmot Cancer Center are all sub-specialists. That means they are dedicated to treating patients with lung cancer.

All of your doctors—including experts in surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, pulmonary medicine, radiology and pathology—work together on a multidisciplinary team to plan your care. This ensures that you will get a coordinated treatment plan that uses the best knowledge from each medical discipline.

 

Thoracic Surgery


Thomas Watson
Thomas J. Watson, MD, FACS
is the Chief of Thoracic Surgery and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery. He earned his MD at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Dr. Watson completed fellowships in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Esophageal Surgery, both at USC University Hospital. He is listed by US News and World Report as a “Top Doctor” and is considered by that publication as being among the top 1% of cardiothoracic surgeons in the United States. Full bio.

 


Carolyn Jones
Carolyn E. Jones, MD, FACS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Jones earned her medical degree at George Washington University. She then performed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Full bio.

 


Christian Peyre
Christian Peyre, MD
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. He earned his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Dr. Peyre then completed a fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Full bio.

 

 

 

 

 

Hematology Oncology

David Dougherty
David Dougherty, MD is a Senior Instructor of Medicine and Oncology and Chief Quality & Safety Officer for the Wilmot Cancer Center. Dr. Dougherty received his Bachelor of Science, with honors, from Pennsylvania State University in University Park. He then went on to earn his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Dougherty completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio.

 


Eric Kim
Eric Sung-Yung Kim, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Kim earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Full bio.

 


Deborah Mulford
Deborah Mulford, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Mulford then completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Full bio.

 


Brian Smith
Brian Smith, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Highland Hospital. Dr. Smith earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then performed a fellowship in Hematology at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio.

 

 

 

Radiation Oncology


Yuhchyau Chen
Yuhchyau Chen, MD, PhD is the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. She received both her MD and PhD from the University of Washington. She then performed a fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Full bio.

 


Michael Milano
Michael T. Milano, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Milano earned his MD and a PhD in biophysics from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then performed a residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Full bio.

 


Deepinger Singh
Deepinder Singh, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology. He earned his medical degree at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research. Dr. Singh completed a fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Strong Memorial Hospital. Full bio.

 

 

 

Pulmonary Medicine


Sandhya Khurana
Sandhya Khurana, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care. She earned her medical degree at Delhi University College of Medical Sciences. Dr. Khurana completed a fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care at Thomas Medical College. Full bio.

 


Michael Nead
Michael Nead, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care. Dr. Nead earned his MD in Medicine and a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Nead completed a fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care at Yale New Haven Hospital. Full bio.

 

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