Head and Neck Diseases Treated

We treat the following diseases and tumors of the following sites:

  • Alveolus (Gum)
  • Ameloblastoma
  • Anterior Skull Base
  • Base of Tongue
  • Buccal Mucosa (inside cheek)
  • Cervical esophagus
  • Ear canal
  • Ear/Mastoid bone
  • Epiglottis
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Eustachian Tube
  • External Ear
  • Eyelid/Orbit
  • Glottis (voice box)
  • Hard Palate (mouth)
  • Jaw (upper or lower)
  • Larynx (voice box)
  • Lip (external or internal)
  • Lymph nodes (neck)
  • Nasal passages or nasal septum
  • Nasopharynx (nose)
  • Olfactory Neuroblastoma
  • Oral cavity (Mouth)
  • Oropharynx (throat)
  • Paranasal sinuses
  • Parotid glands
  • Pharynx (throat)
  • Pyriform sinus (throat)
  • Retromolar Trigone
  • Skin cancer of the head or face
  • Soft palate
  • Subglottic tumors
  • Submandibular gland
  • Salivary gland
  • Thyroid/parathyroid
  • Tongue
  • Tonsil
  • Trachea
  • Congenital/vascular tumors
  • Orbital tumors +/- skull base involvement
  • Benign skull base tumors
  • Malignant skull base tumors
  • Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ)
  • Osteoradionecrosis (ORN)
  • Vocal cord paralysis (related to cancer)
  • Facial paralysis (related to cancer)

The following conditions are not generally seen at Moffitt and should be referred to the USF Department of ENT:

  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Deviated septum
  • Sinus congestion
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal or sinus allergies
  • Nasal polyps (unless cancerous)
  • Sinus polyps (unless cancerous)
  • Tonsillitis (acute or chronic)
  • Sore throats
  • Post-nasal drainage
  • “Glue ear” / ear congestion
  • Vertigo / labyrinthitis
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Deafness / hearing loss
  • Subglottic stenosis
  • Vocal cord paralysis (not related to cancer)
  • Facial paralysis (not related to cancer)