Overview

Head and neck conditions may include thyroid problems, sinus disorders, and head and neck cancers. Head and necks surgeons are often called ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors or otolaryngologists. Otolaryngology is a surgical specialty. It covers the diagnosis and treatment of many common disorders affecting the head and neck.

Head and neck surgery may be a treatment for different head and neck cancers affecting the nasal cavity, sinuses, salivary glands, throat, lips, tonsils, and larynx. Other conditions treated by head and neck surgery may include:

  • Head and neck injuries
  • Sinus pain
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Tonsil issues
  • Jaw issues
  • Thyroid conditions
  • and more

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Therapies

To learn about more about head and neck surgery treatments, and therapies, please visit the Head and Neck Surgery Program.