Long Island's Premier Head and Neck Center
When looking for head and neck cancer treatment on Long Island, NY, Winthrop-University Hospital's Head and Neck Center will deliver the quality and excellence you need. Winthrop-University Hospital uses a multidisciplinary approach in order to personalize care and treatment when treating Head and Neck disorders.
Head and Neck Cancers
Head and neck cancers include oral cancers (mouth/lips), throat cancers (including larynx cancer), and cancers in the nasal area, sinuses, and salivary glands. Many head and neck cancers are related to the use of tobacco or misuse of alcohol. Other head and neck cancers have been linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy
The removal of part or all of the thyroid gland is performed at Winthrop-University Hospital in conjunction with careful monitoring of the facial nerve during all procedures performed by your ENT doctor. Parathyroidectomies are also commonplace, and patients are also monitored via the nerve monitor throughout the procedure to ensure the safest method of care.
The removal of the parotid gland is performed utilizing noninvasive, specialized nerve monitoring throughout the entire procedure.
The removal of lymph nodes and surrounding tissue from the neck for the purpose of cancer treatment is performed by skilled surgeons, resulting in optimal clinical outcomes.
Functional and organic voice disorders can be treated via minimally invasive techniques or intricate surgical intervention. State of the art products are always available to complement each patient need.
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum
The out-pouching of the gastrointestinal tract inhibits swallowing in the elderly population, but this can be repaired endoscopically to provide comfort and reduction of pain for the patient.
Robotic Assisted Head and Neck Surgery
Head and neck surgery can now be performed by the assistance of the da Vinci Robot when surgeons feel this minimally invasive approach is beneficial to the patient. This offers increased surgical precision, superior vision, dexterity, and improved access with minimal scarring.
For more info on Head and Neck cancers and treatments please visit our Head and Neck Center