Home | Our Services | Cancer Center Home | Our Team | Head and Neck Cancer

Cancer Care Center

Text Size Increase Text Size Decrease Font Size Print Page

Our Team

Head and Neck Surgery Physicians   
Radiation Oncology Physicians   
Medical Oncology Physicians   
Pathology Physicians 
Radiology Physicians   
Nuclear Medicine Physicians   
Speech Language Pathology Specialists


 Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Skull Base Surgery Team at BMC  

Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Skull Base Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery Physicians 

Scharukh Jalisi, MD, MA, FACS
Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Skull Base Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Department of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Head and neck cancer; skull base and temporal bone tumors; neuro-otology; transoral robotic surgery; microvascular reconstructive surgery; minimally invasive/endoscopic skull base tumor resection; salivary gland tumors; thyroid and parathyroid tumors

Waleed H. Ezzat, MD
Director, Microvascular Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Facial plastic surgery; microvascular surgery; head and neck reconstructive surgery; cancers of the skin; facial paralysis surgery; facial trauma; head and neck cancer

Andrew Salama, DDS, MD, FACS 
Director, Advanced Specialty Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Head and neck oncology; oral cancer; benign jaw tumors; microvascular reconstruction; benign and malignant salivary gland disease; craniofacial trauma

Gregory Grillone, MD, FACS 
Director, Center for Voice and Swallowing
Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck; transoral robotic surgery; disorders of voice and swallowing; laryngology; surgery of the upper aerodigestive tract; sinus surgery; sleep surgery.

J. Pieter Noordzij, MD 
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Adult and pediatric otolaryngology; airway disorders; care of the professional voice; care of swallowing disorders; head and neck cancer; snoring; thyroid and parathyroid disorders

Maryann Lyons, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Maxillofacial Oncology Service
Clinical Interests:  GI; Feeding tubes for cancer patients

Katie McDonough, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Head & Neck Cancer Center
Clinical Interests:  Head and neck cancer; head and neck tumors; skull base tumors; ear, nose, and throat disorders

Theresa Paskell
Patient Navigator, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


Radiation Oncology Physicians 

Minh-Tam Truong, MD 
Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology,
Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Airway amyloidosis; head and neck; central nervous system; skin; intensity modulated radiotherapy; image guided radiotherapy; stereotactic radiosurgery; quality of life and disparity outcomes research; multicenter clinical trial design


Medical Oncology Physicians 

Timothy Cooley, MD
Physician Director, Cancer Clinical Trials Program
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Head and neck cancer; thoracic oncology; the treatment of malignancies in HIV-infected people

Ken S. Zaner, MD, PhD 
Clinical Director, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Attending Physician, Center for Thoracic Oncology
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Gastrointestinal malignancies, lung cancer, urologic malignancies


Pathology Physicians 

Robert Pistey, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Head and neck; breast; prostate; cytopathology

Carmen Sarita-Reyes, MD 
Attending Pathologist, Department of Pathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Developmental and pediatric pathology

Antonio de las Morenas, MD 
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Cytopathology

Huihong Xu, MD, MS 
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Anatomic pathology; clinical pathology; cytopathology


Radiology Physicians 

Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD 
Chief of Neuroradiology
Director of Head and Neck Imaging
Professor of Radiology,
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Radiation Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Neuroradiology; head and neck radiology


Nuclear Medicine Physicians 

Gustavo Mercier, MD, PhD 
Chief, Molecular Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Oncology Imaging

Sara Meibom, MD 
Medical Advisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Associate Editor, Case in Point, American College of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  Education


Speech Language Pathology Specialists  

Hadas Golan, B.Ed. Mus., MS/CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, Registered Buteyko Breathing Educator and Trainer, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Voice and Swallowing
Clinical Interests:  Care of the professional voice; muscle tension dysphonia; breathing disorders

Susan Langmore, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-S  
Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests:  FEES: developed the procedure, holds courses to teach the procedure; speech and swallowing disorders associated with head and neck cancer, Parkinsonism, and other neurologic diseases; teaches dysphagia and motor speech disorders at Boston University; leads an active research lab; advises doctoral students from BU

Michael J. Walsh, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, Department of Otolaryngology, Voice and Swallowing Center
Clinical Interests:  Voice disorders involving videostrobolaryngoscopy of laryngeal behavior; acoustic and physiological evaluation; head and neck cancer; swallowing disorders (dysphagia) involving flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing and sensation


Appointments

Call: 800.682.2862

Boston Medical Center
Moakley Building
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118

Learn More

Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Hematology and Medical Oncology
Melanoma Program
Radiation Oncology
Surgical Oncology
Thoracic Oncology
Breast Imaging-Mammography
Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
What Makes BMC Special
Cancer Program Annual Report 
Cancer Support Services Newsletter and Calendar 


Go to Top ^