ENT/Head and Neck Surgery

Mount Sinai Health System’s Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery is internationally recognized for conservation laryngeal surgery, head and neck reconstruction, and accomplishments in the diagnosis and management of HPV-associated disease and robotic head and neck surgery.

This specialty report highlights:

  • Transoral endoscopic surgery using a novel technology that removed a patient’s trigeminal schwannoma without an external incision
  • A study by Mount Sinai researchers su­ggesting that the traditional way of gaug­ing the danger of thyroid cancer may not be correct
  • A novel phase II trial to investigate immunotherapy as a supplement to robotic surgery for the treatment of human papillomavirus (HPV)–related head and neck cancer
  • A new drug that repro­grams cancer cells into a dormant state, which could be a way to prevent recurrences
  • Imaging and 3D printed models that help doctors plan surgical procedures and explain them to patients