The Center for Head and Neck Oncology at North Shore-LIJ Health System is one of the premier centers for head and neck cancer care in the New York City region.
With close to 500 new patients each year, the Center for Head and Neck Oncology is one of a select group of specialized facilities in the Northeast — and the only one on Long Island and Queens — dedicated to head and neck cancer patients.
Our expert teams understand the challenge of being diagnosed with head and neck cancer. To provide the highest quality medical care, we offer advanced services designed specifically for head and neck cancer patients. Just as importantly, we provide care for the whole person.
Our specialists are focused not only on curing head and neck cancer, but also on preserving function and quality of life for each patient. The Center’s clinicians and researchers actively collaborate to develop personalized treatment options that target the specific characteristics of each patient’s tumor — a customized method that offers the best chance for remission and a productive, healthy future.
A Team Approach for the Best Outcomes
The Center for Head and Neck Oncology takes a team approach to fighting cancer and ensuring quality of life. Each patient will have a multidisciplinary team of specialists coordinating care, including:
- Head and neck surgeons
- Radiation oncologists
- Medical oncologists
- Endocrine surgeons
- Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
- Head and neck radiologists and neuro-radiologists
- Dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons
- Oral pathologists
- Oral and maxillofacial prosthodontists
- Speech pathologists and swallowing specialists
- Social workers
As part of North Shore-LIJ Health System, we also have access to some of the best specialists outside of oncology. If needed, our patients can expect coordinated consultations from specialists, including:
- Specialists in internal medicine
In addition, our clinicians lead research programs in collaboration with The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the newly founded Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. This work provides hope to head and neck cancer patients, today and in the future.
Choose the Best Head and Neck Cancer Care
No other center in the region offers the wide range of head and neck cancer care provided by the Center for Head and Neck Oncology. To learn more or to schedule your initial evaluation, please contact us today — we're ready to help:
Department of Otolaryngology: (718) 470-7550
Department of Radiation Medicine: (516/718) 470-7190
Division of Medical Oncology (516/718) 470-8930
General Information: (855) 688-2466