Specialty Head & Neck Cancer Clinic


The Head & Neck Cancer Clinic at Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center offers advanced treatment and personalized care for head and neck cancer.


Our experts accurately diagnose and provide expedited evaluations for head and neck cancers, including:

  • Lip, tongue and mouth (oral)
  • Voice box and vocal cords (laryngeal)
  • Throat (pharyngeal)
  • Thyroid

Why Choose Our Head & Neck Cancer Clinic

Our specialists collaborate regularly to review patient cases and to develop individualized, comprehensive management plans for each patient. We work together to schedule appointments so each patient can start treatment as quickly as possible.


The benefits of our clinic include:

  • Specialty in head and neck cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Rapid appointment scheduling to accommodate patients within three days after requesting an appointment or receiving a referral
  • Advanced treatment planning to deliver concentrated, highly focused radiation therapies, including image-guided, intensity-modulated and stereotactic body radiation therapies
  • Minimally invasive robotic surgery for quicker recovery and less pain
  • Reconstructive microvascular surgery to help maintain function such as swallowing
  • Systemic therapies including chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Opportunity to participate in clinical trials that may improve long-term survival with immunotherapy and targeted therapy

Oncology Nurse Navigators Help Guide Your Head & Neck Cancer Care

We understand that patients may need additional support while they focus on healing and recovery. An oncology nurse navigator is a skilled and highly specialized professional who is available to answer general questions about treatment options, coordinate care with the health care team, and direct patients to available resources and support from diagnosis through survivorship.


Other support services to improve patients' quality of life, include:

  • Dentist referrals
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Speech therapy
  • Rehabilitation for voice and swallowing

  • Psycho-social counseling

  • Support from a survivor who can mentor patients through the treatment process
  • Quit-smoking classes
Houston Methodist Specialty Head & Neck Cancer Clinic 
Houston Methodist Outpatient Center
6445 Main St., 24th Floor
Houston, TX 77030