Faculty

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD, MBA

Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Ghassan Abou-Alfa is an Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical School at Cornell University. Professor Abou-Alfa specializes in in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies and in particular, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (IHC), gallbladder cancer (GB), and fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC). Professor Abou-Alfa is a member of the International Affairs Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and serves as member of its Steering Committee. Professor Abou-Alfa is also the President for the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (ISGIO). Professor Abou-Alfa majored in biology, earned his medical degree, and now serves as a trustee on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater the American University in Beirut (AUB). Professor Abou-Alfa completed his postdoctoral training in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology at Yale University, and received his MBA from Columbia University.