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Indiana ENT Specialties with CENTA

Head & Neck Cancer

The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy is the region's most comprehensive center of excellence for cancers of the head and neck. Our physicians work in a multi-disciplinary team to set up individualized care plans for the most complex of cancers of the mouth, throat, sinuses, jaws, and neck. This section of our website is designed to give a cursory overview of the types of tumors we treat and is not intended to be a complete list.

Further details of our cancer services are available by visiting our sections on The CENTA Difference, Head & Neck Tumor Clinic, Thyroid, and Robotic Surgery.

CENTA treats cancers of the:

  • Skin
  • Ears
  • Nose and sinuses
    • Maxilla
    • Ethmoid
    • Frontal
  • Oral cavity
    • Tongue
    • Cheeks
    • Gums
    • Mandible
    • Palate
    • Floor of mouth
  • Oropharynx
    • Tonsil
    • Throat
  • Voice box
    • Larynx
    • Vocal cords
  • Neck masses
    • Metastatic lymph nodes
  • Salivary glands
    • Parotid
    • Submandibular gland
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Skull base

CENTA's physicians are recognized as the region's most accomplished surgeons in the treatment of head and neck cancer, and specialize in:

  • Reconstruction of the most complex defects of the head and neck
    • Microvascular free flap reconstruction, including soft tissue and bone
  • Removing skin cancers of the face, scalp and neck
  • Removing cancer of the ears and ear canals
    • Auriculectomy
    • Temporal bone resections
  • Removing cancers of the nose
    • Rhinectomy
  • Removing cancers of the sinuses
    • Maxillectomy
    • Skull base surgery
    • Endoscopic cancer resection
  • Removing cancers of the oral cavity
    • Glossectomy
    • Mandibulectomy
    • Palatectomy
    • Laser surgery
  • Removing cancer of the oropharynx
    • Pharyngectomy
    • Transoral endoscopic resection
    • da Vinci® transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
    • Tonsil resection
  • Removing cancers of the voice box
    • Transoral laser microsurgery (TLM)
    • Endoscopic cordectomy
    • Endoscopic laser surgery
    • Partial or subtotal laryngectomy
    • Total laryngectomy with immediate voice restoration
    • da Vinci® transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
  • Removing cancers of the neck
    • Radical neck dissections
    • Modified and selective neck dissection
    • Carotid artery resection
    • Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT)
  • Removing cancers of the salivary glands
    • Parotidectomy with facial nerve monitoring and reconstruction
    • Resection of submandibular gland
  • Removing cancers of the thyroid
    • Thyroidecomy
    • Selective neck dissection
    • da Vinci® robotic thyroidectomy
  • Skull base surgery
    • Anterior skull base surgery
    • Craniofacial resection
    • Lateral skull base resection
    • Infratemporal and parapharyngeal resection
    • Endoscopic approaches to the anterior skull base

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