Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
|Number of Fellowships: 2
Duration (in years) : 1
Faculty: Jay O. Boyle, M.D.
Marc A. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H.
Jennifer R. Cracchiolo, MD
Ian Ganly, M.D, Ph.D.
Luc G.T. Morris, M.D., M.Sc.
Snehal G. Patel, M.D.
Benjamin R. Roman, M.D., M.S.H.P.
Jatin P. Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Ashok R. Shaha, M.D.
Bhuvanesh Singh, M.D., Ph.D.
Brian R. Untch, MD
Richard J. Wong, M.D.Multidisciplinary faculty involved with the training program:
Ronald Ghossein (Pathology)
David G. Pfister (Medical Oncology)
Nancy Lee (Radiation Oncology)
Hilda Stambuk (Radiology)
Michael Tuttle (Endocrinology)
Overview: For over a century, the Head and Neck Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has provided leadership and innovation in the field of head and neck surgery and oncology. Memorial Hospital is the cradle of modern head and neck surgery with legends in the field such as Hayes Martin, Elliot Strong and Jatin Shah. Today, the service continues this proud tradition with dedication to patient care, research, and education. As one of the largest referral centers in the world, Memorial Hospital receives patients from the greater New York area, the United States, and from all corners of the globe. The Head and Neck Service cares for more than 3,000 new patients, performs approximately 2,000 surgical procedures, and manages more than over 15,000 outpatients visits each year. The faculty members are world leaders in head and neck surgery and hold academic appointments at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Objectives: The objective of our fellowship in advanced head and neck surgical oncology is to equip our trainees to be leaders in the field of head and neck oncology, with an experience heavily weighted toward complex surgery, with additional exposure to multidisciplinary decision-making, outpatient care, and clinical research.
The Head and Neck Service of the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offers 1 year, 2 year and 3 year senior fellowships in head and neck oncologic surgery, all of which offer one clinical year on the Head and Neck Service, approved by the AHNS Advanced Training Council, with the opportunity to pursue additional training in microvascular reconstructive surgery (1 additional year), or translational laboratory research (2 additional years). Please see the above MSK website for more detailed information.
Eligibility: Our fellowship is offered to otolaryngologists, general surgeons, or plastic surgeons who have completed their residency training and attained qualification to sit for the examination of the American Board of Otolaryngology, Surgery, or Plastic Surgery. The fellowship program is designed to offer a comprehensive training program in clinical head and neck surgery and oncology and basic research to prepare the individual for an academic career. Trainee salary, subsidized housing, health insurance and vacation are provided. Please see the MSK head and neck fellowship website for additional information.
Richard A. Lopchinsky – 1980 – General Surgery, Phoenix, AZ
Gaetano DeRos – 1981 – General Surgery, London Health Sciences, London, ON, Canada
Ashok R. Shaha – 1982- Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Walter King – 1983 – Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sanatorium Hospital, Hong Kong
Larry Sheman – 1984 – ENT, Private Practice, New York, NY
Barry Wenig – 1985 – Director of the head and Neck Surgery Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, Il
Robert T. Parrish – 1986 – ENT, Midwest ENT Associates, Peoria, Il
Soo Khee Chee – 1988 – Director of the National Cancer Center of Singapore
Jeffrey Spiro – 1988 – ENT, University of Connecticut, Farmington CT
Thomas R. Loree – 1989 – Otolaryngology/Surgery, Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Sanford Dubner – 1990 – Head and Neck Surgery, North Shore LIJ, New Hyde Park, NY
Dennis Kraus – 1991 – Director of the New York Head and Neck Institute, North Shore LIJ, New York, NY
Mark DeLacure – 1992 – Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Bruce Davidson – 1994 – Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Christopher Hughes – 1994 – Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Peter Andersen – 1995 – Otolaryngology, OHSU, Portland, OR
William Lydiatt – 1995 – Director, Head & Neck Surgery, Vice Chair, Otolaryngology, Univ of Nebraska
Daniel Kelley – 1996 – ENT Private Practice, Salisbury, MD
Gary Morgan – 1996 – Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Australia
Paul Friedlander – 1997 – Associate professor and Chair of Otolaryngology, Tulane University, New Orleans
Sal Caruana – 1997 – Otolaryngology, New York Presbyterian, Columbia and Cornell, New York, NY
Dennis Teck-Hock Lim – 1998 – Head and Neck Surgeon, Private Practice, Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
Anthony Tufaro – 1998 – Vice Chair of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Jay O. Boyle – 1998 – Associate Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
John Carew – 1999 – Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Private Practice, New York, NY
Bhuvanesh Singh – 1999 – Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Paul Kedeshian – 2000 – Head and Neck Surgeon, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA
Snehal G. Patel – 2000 – Associate Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Joseph Califano – 2000 – Professor of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Richard J. Wong – 2001 – Chief, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Brandon G. Bentz – 2003 – Otolaryngology, Salt Lake City, UT
Maria Evasovich – 2002 – Surgical Oncologist, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis MN
Erik Cohen – 2003 – Director of Head and Neck Surgery, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
David Kutler – 2004 – Associate Attending ,New York Presbyterian, Cornell University, New York, NY
Ellie Maghami – 2004 – Chief, Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Kepal Patel – 2004 – Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Ian Ganly – 2005 – Associate Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Neil Gross – 2005 – Head and Neck Surgeon, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Susan McCammon – 2005 – Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, U of Texas Medical Branch, League City, TX
Jennifer Bocker – 2007 – Head and Neck Surgery Private Practice, Golden, CO
Jerry Castro – 2009 – ENT, Guam Memorial Hospital, Tamuning, GU
Silvio Ghirardo – 2009 – Attending Surgeon, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA
Vincent Reid – 2009 – Attending Surgeon, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA
Vishal Choksi – 2008 – Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad, India
Ziv Gil – 2008 – Chairman, Otolaryngology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Patrick Sheahan – 2008 – Consultant Otolaryngologist, South Infirmary Victoria Univ Hospital, Cork, Ireland
Benjamin Judson – 2009 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Daniel Price – 2010 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Ben Saltman – 2009 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, North Shore LIJ, New Hyde Park, NY
Nishant Agrawal – 2009 – Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore
Hin Ngan Tay – 2009 – Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon, Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
Babak Givi – 2009 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Jeffrey Liu – 2010 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Arnbjorn Toset – 2010 – General Surgery, Private Practice, Long Island, NY
Iain Nixon – 2012 – Consultant ENT Surgeon, William Harvey Hospital, Kent, UK
Gopal Iyer – 2010 – Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Arash Mohebati – 2011 – General Surgery, John Muir Health, Walnut Creek, CA
Luc Morris – 2011 – Assistant Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Rahamtullah Rahmati – 2011 – Assistant Professor ,New York Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, NY
James Paul O’Neill – 2011 – ENT, St. James and The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Volkert Wreesmann – 2013 – Head and Neck Surgeon, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Natalya Chernichenko – 2012 – Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Allen Ho – 2014 – Attending Head and Neck Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Andrew G. Shuman – 2013 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Mina Le – 2014 – Otolaryngology, West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, Riviera Beach, FL
William McNamara – 2014 – General Surgery, Medical City Hospital, Dallas, TX
Benjamin R. Roman – 2015 – Assistant Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC, New York, NY
Yamil Castillo-Beauchamp – 2014 – General Surgery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pablo Montero Miranda – 2015 – General Surgery, University Hospital, Santiago, Chile
Andres Lopez-Albaitero – 2015 – ENT, Private Practice, New York, NY
Laura M. Dooley – 2015 – Asst Prof of Otolaryngology, Univ of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Magis Mandapathil – 2016 – Asst Prof. University of Marburj, Marburg, Germany
Paul Lennon – 2016 – Otolaryngology, St. James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Gregory Beddell – 2016- Staff Surgeon, Western Reserve Hospital, Stow, OH
Navin Mani – 2017 – Consultant Head & Neck Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary/The Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
Julianna Pesce – 2017 – Head and Neck Surgeon, Westside Head and Neck, CA
Zafar Sayed – 2017 – Attending Physician, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Jennifer Cracchiolo – 2017 – Assistant Attending Surgeon, Head and Neck Service, MSKCC New York, NY
Sundeep Alapati – 2018 – Assistant Professor, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Serena Byrd – 2018 – Surgeon, Summit Medical Group, New Jersey
Benzon Dy – 2018 – Assistant Professor Endocrine Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Ashley Hay – 2018 – Consultant ENT Surgeon, NHS, University of Edinburgh, UK
Julie Kickbush – 2018 – Surgeon, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Rajarsi Mandal – 2018 – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Rachel Giese – 2018 – Assistant Professor – University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX