Patient Health Information

Skin Cancer

The skin is the largest organ in our body. It provides protection against heat, cold, light, and infection. The skin is made up of two major layers (epidermis and dermis) as well as various types of cells.

Head and Neck Cancer

Each year, more than 55,000 Americans will develop cancer of the head and neck (most of which is preventable); nearly 13,000 of them will die from it. Early detection of head and neck cancer

The Laryngectomee Guide

By Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc

Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious health condition characterized by a repetitive stopping or slowing of breathing that can occur hundreds of times during the night. This often leads to poor quality sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness.

En Español: Sirvan Las Amigdalas Y Los Adenoides?

Las amígdalas y los adenoides son masas de tejido que se parecen a los nudos linfáticos o las glándulas del cuello, del ingle o de las axilas. Las amígdalas son las dos masas de la parte posterior de la garganta.

Tonsillectomy and Adenoids PostOp

The tonsils are two clusters of tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat. Adenoids sit high in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the mouth.

Effects of Medications on Voice

Could Your Medication Be Affecting Your Voice?

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children

What is laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)?

Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease)

Everyone has gastroesophageal reflux (GER), the backward movement (reflux) of gastric contents into the esophagus.