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The Head and Neck Cancer Team

Head and Neck Surgeons


Steven J Caldroney, DDS, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Director of Resident Research
Boston Magazine Top Dentists 2019

Anand K Devaiah, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Endoscopic minimally invasive skull base surgery; Otologic/vestibular disorders; Lateral skull base diseases and tumors; Anterior skull base tumors/paranasal sinus diseases; Head and neck surgery; Head and neck cancer; General otolaryngology


Michael A Dyer, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Radiation Oncologist
Special Interests: Head and Neck cancers, Skin cancers, Prostate and other Genitourinary Cancers, Gynecologic Cancers; and Gastrointestinal Cancers. Specializing in intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), and stereotactic Body Radiation therapy (SBRT) using Cyberknife; and Brachytherapy

Heather A Edwards, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Special Interests: Oral Cancer, Throat Cancer, Skin Cancer, Neck Cancer, Tongue Cancer

Peter C Everett, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Lung Cancers, Squamous Carcinomas of the Head and Neck, Esophageal Cancers

Waleed H Ezzat, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Director, Microvascular Surgery
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests: Microvascular surgery; Head and neck reconstructive surgery; Facial trauma; Head and neck cancer; Facial paralysis; Facial plastic surgery; Facial cosmetic surgery


Gregory A Grillone, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests: Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Head and Neck, Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Head and Neck Tumors, Laryngeal, Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea, Diseases of the Trachea and Esophagus, Zenker's Diverticulum

Jason H Lee, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Radiation Oncologist

Asim Z Mian, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Program Director, Radiology Residency
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Neuroradiology
Special Interests: Neuroradiology

Jacob P Noordzij, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs for Otolaryngology
Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests: Hoarseness, Parathyroid, Thyroid and Voice Problems, Zenker's Diverticulum

Andrew R Salama, MD, DDS, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Director of Advanced Specialty Education Program
Associate Professor, Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Boston Magazine Top Dentists 2019
Special Interests:

Head and neck oncology


Lauren F Tracy, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests:

Hoarseness and voice disorders, Professional voice, Dysplasia and vocal cord cancer, Office-based laser laryngeal surgery, Airway and swallowing disorders, Diseases of the trachea and esophagus, Zenker's Diverticulum


Radiation Oncologists


Minh T Truong, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests: Head and neck; Central nervous system; Skin; Airway amyloidosis

Radiologists


Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Chief of Neuroradiology
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests: Neuroradiology, Head and Neck Radiology, Trauma imaging, Oncologic imaging, Quantitative imaging

Nuclear Medicine Physicians


Gustavo A Mercier, MD, PhD, MBA, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Special Interests: molecular imaging, oncology imaging, cardiology imaging, neurology imaging, cross sectional imaging

Sara K Meibom, MD, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Medical Advisor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Special Interests: PET/CT, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology , Therapy with Iodine 131, Radium-223, Yttrium-90, Special interest in head and neck PET/CT

Physician Assistants



Nicholas P Simms, PA-C, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Physician Assistant of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Speech Language Pathologists


Jessica M Pisegna, PhD, MS-CCC-SLP, MEd, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Director of Speech Language Pathology
Special Interests: Dysphagia (swallowing problems), Dysphonia (voice problems), Cognitive Deficits and Aphasia (language problems), Reflux-related disorders

Meredith B O'Dea, MS, CCC-SLP, Head and Neck Cancer at Boston Medical Center
Speech Language Pathologist
Special Interests: Dysphagia (swallowing problems), Dysphonia (voice problems), Reflux-related disorders, Alaryngeal Rehabilitation included Tracheoesophageal (TEP) Voice Restoration/Management

BMC’s comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Center of Excellence team includes physicians who work in head and neck surgical oncology and skull base surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology, radiology, nuclear medicine, and speech language pathology. The team’s patient-centered, multidisciplinary approach assures each patient benefits from the collaborative expertise of physicians uniquely focused on their individual needs.