For pediatric head & neck surgery, call 314-454-6162.

The Washington University head/neck surgery team includes physicians, speech and swallowing experts, physical therapists, nursing coordinators, social workers and dietitians who evaluate and treat cancer, tumors and other diseases of the head and neck.

Washington University otolaryngologists have long been at the forefront of clinical treatment advances, receiving national and international recognition for head and neck surgical oncology, speech and swallowing preservation using transoral laser microsurgery, microvascular tissue reconstruction and prosthetic rehabilitation.

The head and neck cancer otolaryngologists work closely with neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, prosthodontists, oral surgeons and dentists to provide the best possible patient care. The management of head and neck cancers includes causes, warning signs, treatment, reconstruction, follow-up and research.

Head & neck treatment services

Washington University’s head and neck surgeons offer treatment services for:

  • Head and neck malignancy
  • Tumors of the larynx, voice box, oral cavity, mouth, pharyx and throat
  • Facial skin and scalp cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Salivary gland disease (sialendoscopy)
  • Skull base disease
  • Nose and throat tumors
  • Sinus growths
  • Jaw tumors, including those of dental origin
  • Facial nerve injury 
  • Chemodectomas of the head and neck 
  • Vascular tumors of the head and neck 
  • Upper airway tumors

If you are looking for a head and neck doctor who offers world-class, internationally-recognized services, located in a convenient location near you in St. Louis, turn to Washington University Physicians.