Vanderbilt Head and Neck Cancer Center

Image of doctorsWorld leaders in head and neck surgery, Vanderbilt’s specialized team of surgeons treat patients with head and neck conditions including cancer. Our doctors are skillfully trained to examine and diagnose a wide range of disorders. We offer the most recent and advanced array of treatment options for conditions effecting the head and neck areas.

Vanderbilt is a world leader in developing new procedures of treatment in head and neck surgery and phonosurgery for vocal cord paralysis. Our team-based style of care, which includes case management with radiation oncology and hematology/oncology, draws patients from across the U.S. Vanderbilt is ranked in the nation's Top 10 Ear, Nose and Throat Centers by U.S. News & World Report.

Conditions Treated

Treatments Offered

  • Clinical Trials for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer
  • Endoscopic Laryngeal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulotomy
  • Lateral Skull Base Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Parotid Surgery
  • Robotic Thyroid Surgery
  • Robotic Transoral Surgery
  • Transoral Submandibular Gland Resection
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tumor Resection 


John S. Odess Clinic for Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - (map)

Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

1215 21st Ave. S. 

Medical Center East, South Tower 

Nashville, TN 37232                                                                               


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