Nelson Sanchez, MD


Dr. Sanchez is an urgent care physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. Since joining MSKCC in 2008, Dr. Sanchez has worked on numerous initiatives to improve the institutional climate for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) patients, trainees, and staff. He chairs Weill Cornell Medical College’s LGBTQ+ Steering Committee - which coordinates social mixers, mentorship programming, and LGBT-related research for the medical school.

He also co-chairs the annual LGBT Health Workforce Conference, serves as Vice-President for Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians, and is a Principal Investigator for a NIH grant training the next generation of LGBT cancer researchers.