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Head & Neck Cancer Program


University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

Key Contacts 

Rod Rezaee, MD |  Disease Team Co-Lead | Rod.Rezaee@UHhospitals.org 
Jennifer Dorth, MD | Disease Team Co-Lead | Jennifer.Dorth@UHhospitals.org 

For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Sinus cancer
  • Nasopharynx cancer
  • Nasal cavity cancer
  • Larynx cancer
  • Hypopharynx cancer
  • Oropharynx cancer
  • Oral cavity cancer
  • Lip and gum cancers
  • Skin cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer
  • Advanced Skin Cancers
  • Melanoma
  • Parathyroid Disorders


  • Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery, laser surgery, transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
  • Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Complex cancer resections and reconstruction surgery
  • Proton beam radiation therapy
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Intraoperative electron radiation therapy (IOERT)
  • Combined-modality therapy, e.g., chemotherapy + radiation
  • Molecularly targeted therapy
  • Genomic therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Speech and swallowing rehabilitation
  • Nutritional support
  • Supportive and palliative care
  • Clinical trials

Distinguishing Features

  • Part of NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Multidisciplinary team approach to Head and Neck Cancer Care
  • Innovative clinical trials of new treatments
  • First Proton Therapy Center in Ohio
  • Genetic analysis of tumors to guide personalized therapy