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Tiffany Traina

Dr. Tomás Lyons

October 27, 1981 - September 29, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Dr. Tomas Lyons. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Tomás Lyons M.D. of New York and formerly of Ballynote West, Kilrush, Co Clare, Ireland, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday 29th September 2020. Pre-deceased by his loving brother Sean, beloved son of heartbroken parents, TJ and Teresa, most adored brother of Sinéad, Brian and Therese. Sadly missed by his loving partner David, brothers-in-law Denis and Mark and sister-in-law Laura, all his cherished nieces and nephews, extended...  see more
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  • Lydia  Carlston
    As one of Dr. Lyons' patients, I experienced the highest level of compassion, kindness, wit, encouragement and assurance that I will beat cancer. He was simply the best. I send my deepest, most heartfelt condolences to his family, his partner and to all...  more
  • Nicole  Caputo
    I am a current patient of Dr. Lyons and just found out hours ago of his passing. I am absolutely devastated for his family, for the many friends of Tomás Lyons, and for all of his patients. I was diagnosed several months ago with an aggressive subtype...  more
  • Michelle Minkowsky
    My finest doctor you will be trouble miss by me because you was the best and thanks for being there for me not only a doctor but as a friend as well.
  • Linda Vahdat
    My deepest and heartfelt condolences to to the Lyon's family and those who loved him. Although I did not know Tomas well, he was clearly a gem- humorous, serious, engaged in all that life had to offer and always concerned about the welfare of others. He...  more
  • kerri cuocci
    am devastated by the news and passing of Dr. Lyons. Dr. Lyons was so much more than a doctor- he was my biggest advocate, supporter and friend. Dr. Lyons was one of the brightest, funniest and most genuine people I have ever met. He was a good listener...  more
  • Maureen Cannon
    My sincerest condolences to Tomas' family. There are not enough words to describe the tragic loss of my dear friend and colleague. He was beloved by many for his kindness, compassion, humor, and generosity. His patients adored him and my heart hurts for...  more
  • Geoffrey Ku
    I'm shocked and devastated to hear of Tomas' passing. Even for all of us who spend a big part of our professional lives processing and breaking bad news to others, this is incomprehensible.
    I've known Tomas since he came to MSKCC for his Advanced...  more
  • Megan Greally
  • Lillian Smyth
    Tomás was a truly wonderful human being. I am deeply sad at his loss and for his family and those closest to him. I have such fond memories of Tomás, frequently popping in for a chat, where we would share a giggle, a bit of Irish gossip or general...  more
  • Kimberly Van Zee
    What an unbelievable loss! Over the past few years, I have come to share many patients with Tomas, and in doing so, have learned what a compassionate, kind, skilled, knowledgeable and simply wonderful doctor he is. I very much enjoyed sharing patients...  more
  • Tiffany Traina
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  • Roz Kleban
    Tomas was a love, of course you know that anyone in his orbit saw his humanity, humility, brilliance and empathy for all those he cared for. The world is a lesser place without him, but those of us who had the privilege of knowing him are richer for it....  more
  • Maureen Cannon
  • Maureen Cannon
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  • Tiffany Traina
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  • Tiffany Traina
    It is with deep sadness that we announce the tragic loss of Tomás Lyons, MD, medical oncologist in MSK's Breast Cancer Service and the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center, who passed away unexpectedly on September 29. During his career at MSK, he made his...  more