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Head and neck surgical oncology is the subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) that provides medical and surgical treatment for benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck. Our physicians lead a multidisciplinary team of head and neck cancer specialists that provide a comprehensive and individualized treatment approach.
Our experienced physician team includes surgeons, radiation, and medical oncologists, endocrinologists, pathologists, and radiologists at the Huntsman Cancer Institute that have special expertise in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of patients with head and neck cancers. In addition, patients benefit from our team of rehabilitation specialists, including swallowing and voice therapists, cancer nutritionists, social workers, and nurses that have experience helping patients maximize their health both during and after cancer treatment.
- Head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
- Advanced skin cancers
- Salivary gland cancers
- Cancers of the major (parotid, submandibular, sublingual) and minor salivary glands
- Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
- Thyroid cancer
- Hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid adenomas
- Skull base and sinonasal tumors
- Ear and temporal bone
- Benign tumors of the head and neck
Dr. Buchmann joined the Division of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Utah in 2008. He completed his residency at the University of Kansas, and a fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Buchmann has published in numerous medical journals and serves o... Read More
Dr. Hunt completed his sub-specialty training Head and Neck Oncology at Vanderbilt University after otolaryngology training at Louisiana State University -New Orleans. He has been at the University of Utah since 2006 and primarily sees patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute where he serves as the clinical director of head and neck surgical oncol... Read More
Marcus Monroe, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is a surgeon and investigator with the Huntsman Cancer Institute where he specializes in the complex multidisciplinary care of patients with head and neck cancer.His clinical ... Read More
Head & Neck Reconstruction, Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Laryngeal Laser Surgery, Melanoma Surgery, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Parathyroid, Skull Base Surgery, Thyroid
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Dr. Shelton has been associated with the University of Utah since 1994. Prior to that time, he was a partner at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles. He has lectured throughout the world on Neurotology disorders. He has published over 100 articles and edited books on Neurotology. He is an active member of both national and international professi... Read More
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Ying Hitchcock, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, specializing in head and neck, lung, and skin cancers and in adult soft tissue sarcomas. She is also a Principle Investigator for both Huntsman Cancer Institute and Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) studies. She treats all forms of cancer in her practice. ... Read More
Kenneth Grossmann, MD, PhDAssistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Department of MedicineKenneth Grossmann, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Oncology for the Department of Medicine and a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator. He is a medical oncologist with the Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program.Grossmann sees patients ... Read More
Jared T. Thorley, APRN, MSN-FNP Jared is responsible for the coordination of care and clinical management of patients in the outpatient setting for the Genito-Urologic Medical Oncology team, primarily with Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, MD, Dr. Sumati Gupta, MD, and Julia Batten, APRN. Jared received a Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner ... Read More
Dr. Abraham underwent medical schooling in India, and graduated with honors from the University of Madras. He underwent further training in England, where he was awarded the postgraduate degree, MRPC (UK), by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London. In 1993, he underwent residency training at the University of Utah Medical center. F... Read More
Laura Burton, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE, is a nurse practitioner at the Utah Diabetes Center. As a nurse practitioner, her clinical interests include endocrinology; specifically diabetes and thyroid disorders.Philosophy:Diabetes is a growing concern in the United States and worldwide. It is identified in many forms: type 1, which is an absolute insul... Read More
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