Richard Gorlick, MD

Richard Gorlick, MD - Sarcoma Research & TreatmentDr. Gorlick is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Pharmacology and Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine – The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, in New York. Dr. Gorlick provides clinical care and performs chemotherapy infusions for children, adolescents and young adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas. His work strongly emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach, with a team that includes pediatric oncologists, pediatric surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pathologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists. Dr. Gorlick is also Director of the Sarcoma Research Laboratory and a member of the Albert Einstein Cancer Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His laboratory focuses on developing new therapeutics for the treatment of sarcomas. He was a member of the pediatric sarcoma service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for eight years before relocating to the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in July 2004 to serve as the Section Chief. Dr. Gorlick is an active member of the Children’s Oncology Group, serving as chairman of the Biology Section–Bone Sarcoma Disease Committee and as a member of the Bone Tumor Disease and the Developmental Therapeutics Liaison committees. Dr. Gorlick is Co-chair of the Osteosarcoma Biology Protocol-Companion to Therapeutic Studies and Director of the Bone Tumor Resource Laboratory. The Bone Tumor Resource Laboratory has served as a repository for fresh bone sarcoma tumor samples for the Children’s Oncology Group for the last seven years. Dr. Gorlick has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles in leading medical journals. The vast majority of these manuscripts have focused upon sarcomas.