Head and Neck Disorders



Houston Methodist’s head and neck specialists deliver comprehensive care for salivary gland disorders, thyroid and parathyroid diseases, and tumors of the head and neck, including skin cancers. Our specialists are committed to providing advanced, individualized care tailored to each patient’s specific needs.

Collaborating closely with radiation and medical oncologists, we offer patients the entire spectrum of treatment options — addressing each patient’s underlying condition while maximizing function and quality of life.

Head and Neck Disorders We Treat

Our specialists are supported by state-of-the-art facilities and use the most advanced medical and surgical options to treat the following head and neck disorders:

  • Endocrine cancers, including papillary thyroid carcinoma, follicular carcinoma and medullary carcinoma
  • Head and neck cancers, including cancers of the oral cavity (tongues, lips and cheeks), oropharynx (tonsils and base of the tongue), larynx (voice box and throat), and nasopharynx (nasal cavity and skull base)
  • Neck masses
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Salivary cancers
  • Salivary disorders, including salivary gland infections, salivary gland masses, salivary gland stones
  • Skin cancers of the head, scalp and neck, including melanomas and non-melanomas
  • Sleep apnea
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Voice box tumors
  • Vocal cord lesions

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