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, M.D.

, M.D.

Professor and Vice-Chair, Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

Professor, Genetics, Einstein

Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care

Associate Director, Clinical Services, Albert Einstein Cancer Center

Cancer surgeryEndocrine surgeryGene therapy

Dr. Libutti is an expert in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery and a pioneer in tumor targeted gene therapy.  His laboratory studies tumors – particularly those of the pancreas, thyroid and adrenal glands – that trigger the formation of new blood vessels that allow tumors to grow and spread.  A holder of five U.S. patents, he is developing novel cancer therapies by studying the complex interactions that occur within the tumor microenvironment. 

Dr. Libutti has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and 16 book chapters and has given numerous presentations and lectures.  He has received the NIH Director’s Award and the National Cancer Institute’s Director’s Gold Star and Intramural Innovation awards.

Dr. Libutti has appeared on Castle Connolly’s list of “Top Doctors in America” and onNew York Magazine’s list of “Top Doctors in New York.” In 2009, he was named the Marvin L. Gliedman, M.D., Distinguished Surgeon at Montefiore Medical Center. 


Additional Areas of Expertise

Clinical Trials, Endocrine and neuroendocrine tumors, Gastrointestinal tumors, Liver tumors, Metastasis, Pancreatic tumors, Tumor microenvironment


Highlighted Media Coverage

New York Times

CR Magazine

ABCNews.com (print)


Einstein Multimedia

Einstein On: Cancer, Dr. Steven Libutti (audio only)


Professional Links

Albert Einstein Cancer Center

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care

Department of Genetics

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