LIJ Medical Center has one of the largest multidisciplinary teams for head and neck care in the New York metropolitan area and has the only team on Long Island dedicated to head and neck cancer and thyroid/parathyroid patients. We are among the New York hospitals that perform the most thyroid and parathyroid gland surgeries.
Our head and neck oncology program is a significant component of the North Shore-LIJ Center for Head and Neck Oncology, which is part of the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute and The New York Head and Neck Institute.
Our state-of-the-art treatment for head and neck cancer patients includes transoral robotic surgery, intensity modulated radiation therapy and stereotactic radiation. We’ve also developed several clinical cancer trials for our patients.
LIJ Medical Center’s multidisciplinary team of head and neck specialists includes:
- Fellowship-trained head and neck surgeons
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
- Oral and maxillofacial surgeons
- Oral pathologists
- Oral and maxillofacial prosthodonists
- Physician assistants
- Speech pathologists
- Swallowing specialists
- Social services professionals
- Nurse navigation
For more information on our head and neck care, visit the New York Head & Neck Institute.