Head & Neck Surgery

Our CU Medicine Head and Neck surgeons are highly skilled in the surgical management of a wide range of cancerous and noncancerous tumors of the mouth, voice box, throat, skull base, salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as other tumors of the head and neck or skin.

Our providers offer the latest options to treat each patient individually, from initial diagnosis to tumor surveillance and follow up. They collaborate with multiple specialists, including radiation and medical oncologists, pathologists, speech pathologists, and dieticians to help our patients reach their optimal health and wellness.

Conditions and Treatments

  • Zenker’s diverticulum
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Skin cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases/Stones
  • Oral and oropharyngeal cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal cancer


  • Complex skin cancer surgery
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Reconstructive microvascular surgery for head & neck cancer
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Sialoendoscopy
  • Skull base surgery
  • Speech & swallow therapy
  • Thyroid & parathyroid surgery
  • Transoral laser microsurgery (TOLM)
  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)​