Head and Neck Surgery
Ranked # 1 for ENT
by US News and World Reports
Rated #1 for ENT in Fairfield County by U.S. News and World 2011-2012 Best Hospitals ranking, St. Vincent’s surgical facilities are world-class in quality, scope and efficiency.
Our ENT team, led by Chairperson of Surgery Anthy Demestihas, MD, and Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Section Chief Richard A. Levin, MD, DMD, treats both adult and pediatric ENT cases in our 21st-century state-of-the-art, 27,000 square-foot surgical suite or Ambulatory Surgery Center. A vast and impressive, patient/family-centered addition to our medical center, these pristine facilities has streamlined the surgical process, allowing our expert surgeons and surgical team to operate under the safest, best-practices conditions.
Our surgeons have performed postdoctoral and residency programs with lengthy observation and hands-on honing of skills and are paramount in their field.
Treating complex head and neck cancer
St. Vincent’s board-certified Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeons or otolaryngologists are exceptionally skilled in the surgical treatment, correction and/or reconstruction of a wide range of conditions affecting areas of the head and neck, including:
Operating with absolute precision and exceptional success, St. Vincent’s otolaryngology surgical team draws on state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose, treat, correct and/or reconstruct these varied abnormalities.
Our extensive and talented multidisciplinary team
Our ENT surgeons are members of an extensive multidisciplinary team of board-certified oncologists, anesthesiologists, medical and oncology radiologists, nurses, pathologists and other specialists who work in partnership to diagnose, treat, correct and/or reconstruct a wide range of conditions and abnormalities in this critical area of the human body. These conditions include complex cancers, reconstruction after facial trauma, treatment/correction for speech pathology, microvascular surgery and chronic sinusitis.
St. Vincent's surgeons possess:
- a comprehensive understanding of areas ranging from cancer and neurological disease to facial structural trauma and speech pathology
- the most advanced training in complex head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery
- expertise in microvascular surgery and reconstruction
- the skill necessary to develop and introduce the latest procedures
- a compassionate holistic approach
St. Vincent's Medical Center: Surgical expertise when you need it most.
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