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Throat Cancer Doctors, Surgeons & Experts

Memorial Sloan Kettering is home to a multidisciplinary team of compassionate experts who specialize in treating throat cancer. The team includes head and neck surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, dental oncologists, speech and swallowing therapists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Everyone on the team focuses only on caring for people with head and neck cancer.

Having experts from all of these disciplines on your team ensures that your treatment plan is coordinated and comprehensive. The team meets regularly to review each person’s care. We work together to develop a personalized treatment plan that is right for you.

Because the number of people we see in a year is among the highest in the United States, our care teams have a very high level of expertise. Many of our doctors and other specialists are recognized nationally and internationally for their skill in treating head and neck cancer.

Learn more about our experts in the list below.

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Jay O. Boyle, MD -- Director, Fellowship Training Program in Head and Neck Surgery

Jay O. Boyle

MSK head & neck surgeon Marc Cohen

Marc A. Cohen

Surgical Director, Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Jennifer Cracchiolo

Jennifer R. Cracchiolo

Pictured: Ian Ganly

Ian Ganly

Pictured: Luc G. T. Morris

Luc G. T. Morris

Catherine and Frederick Adler Chair for Junior Faculty; Associate Director, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform; Director of Fellowship Training

Pictured: Snehal G. Patel

Snehal G. Patel

Benjamin R. Roman

Benjamin R. Roman

Pictured: Jatin Shah

Jatin P. Shah

Elliot W. Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh

Bhuvanesh Singh

Director, Laboratory of Epithelial Cancer Biology

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Brian Untch

Brian R. Untch

Richard J. Wong

Richard J. Wong

Chief, Head and Neck Service

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Pinaki R. Dutta, MD, PhD

Pinaki R. Dutta

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiologist Daphna Gelblum

Daphna Y. Gelblum

Director of Regional Radiation Oncology Clinical Research

Daniel S. Higginson

Daniel S. Higginson

Nancy Y. Lee, MD

Nancy Y. Lee

Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Service Chief, Head & Neck Radiation Oncology; Director, Proton Therapy

Pictured: Sean McBride

Sean McBride

Pictured: Boris Mychalczak

Borys R. Mychalczak

Chief, Radiation Oncology, MSK Westchester & MSK Bergen

Pictured: Nadeem Riaz

Nadeem Riaz

Associate Director of Genomics Operations, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform

MSK radiation oncologist Karen Schupak

Karen D. Schupak

Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist C. Jillian Tsai

C. Jillian Tsai

Director of Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Research

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MSK medical oncologist Lara Dunn

Lara A. Dunn

Juliana Eng

Juliana Eng

Alan L. Ho, MD, PhD

Alan L. Ho

Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Anuja Kriplani

Anuja Kriplani

MSK medical oncologist Loren Michel

Loren Scott Michel

Kenneth K. Ng, MD -- Chief, Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service

Kenneth K. Ng

Regional Care Network Medical Site Director, MSK Rockville Centre

Pictured: David Pfister

David G. Pfister

Chief, Head and Neck Oncology Service; Associate Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Strategic Partnerships

Eric J. Sherman, MD

Eric J. Sherman

Han Xiao, MD -- Chief, Basking Ridge Medical Oncology Service

Han Xiao

Vice Chair, Oncology Operations

MSK medical oncologist and internist Iris Zhi

Iris Zhi

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Robert J. Allen, Jr., MD

Robert J. Allen, Jr.

Peter G. Cordeiro, MD, FACS -- Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service

Peter G. Cordeiro

William G. Cahan Chair in Surgery

Pictured: Joseph Dayan

Joseph H. Dayan

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic surgeon Joseph Disa

Joseph J. Disa

Vice Chair of Clinical Activities, Department of Surgery; Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Evan Matros, MD, MMSc

Evan Matros

Pictured: Colleen McCarthy

Colleen M. McCarthy

Pictured: Babak Mehrara

Babak J. Mehrara

Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service; Peter G. Cordeiro Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jonas Nelson

Jonas A. Nelson

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Jean-Marc Cohen

Jean-Marc Cohen

Director, Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic

Pictured: Snjezana Dogan

Snjezana Dogan

Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program

Ronald A. Ghossein, MD

Ronald A. Ghossein

Director, Head and Neck Pathology

Nora Katabi

Nora Katabi

Oscar Lin

Oscar Lin

Chief, Cytology Service

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Sofia S. Haque, MD

Sofia S. Haque

Vaios Hatzoglou, MD

Vaios Hatzoglou

Andrei I. Holodny, MD -- Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Andrei I. Holodny

Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Sasan Karimi, MD -- Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering 55th Street Radiology

Sasan Karimi

Director, MSKCC 55th Street Radiology

Bernard O'Malley

Bernard O'Malley

Director of Imaging Services, MSK Monmouth

Pictured: Hilda Stambuk

Hilda E. Stambuk

Director, Head & Neck Radiology

Pictured: Jamie Tisnado

Jamie Tisnado