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Meet Our Team

At the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, our team of world-class doctors, specialists and staff are here to provide you with the highest standard of care, no matter where you are in the fight against esophageal cancer. We work together to provide patients with accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and personalized care, helping make their cancer journey as manageable as possible.

Medical Oncologists

Radiation Oncologists

Thoracic Surgeons



Surgical Care Team

  • Liz Tucker PA-C
  • Amy Pippenger CRNP
  • Liz O’Conor CRNP
  • Alexandra Quellhorst MCMSc, PA-C 
  • Rusana Lacher MSN, CRNP
  • Jeannine Forrester RN, BSN
  • Shelly Kovac RN

Advance Practice Providers

  • Sarah Elizabeth Sagorsky
  • Claire Ferrigno
  • Tricia Patel
  • Valerie Peterson
  • Michelle Turner

Thoracic Multidisciplinary Clinic Coordinator

  • Jean Butler

Research Team

  • Travis Brown
  • James Chen
  • Beverly Lee
  • Kristen Rodgers 
  • Marion Rutledge

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Maryland Patients



Traveling for Care?

Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

Outside of Maryland (toll free)

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Medical Concierge Services

International Patients

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Medical Concierge Services

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