About Us

The Yale Head and Neck Program is a leader in providing comprehensive care for patients with all types and stages of tumors of the skull base and malignancies of the head and neck, including:

Each of our team members cares deeply about you as a person and is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-focused care to help you feel comfortable and supported every step of the way.

Our surgeons, Clarence Sasaki, MD, FACS, Mark S. Bianchi, MD, Elias Michaelides, MD, Peter Manes, MD, and Benjamin Judson, MD, are faculty at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery. They are committed to providing world-class patient care, education, and research for all types of head and neck cancers. Their scientific research helps revolutionize the world’s understanding of head and neck cancer so that significant strides can be made in cancer prevention and treatment.

As part of the Yale Cancer Center, the only comprehensive cancer center in southern New England, our team offers a collaborative approach to patient care with other renowned surgeons, physicians, and specialists in medical oncology, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology, radiation therapy, head and neck radiology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and oral surgery. Our innovative and multidisciplinary treatments and surgical techniques help provide better outcomes for more patients, even for those complex conditions.

Treatment of head and neck cancer is extremely intricate. As a patient of the Yale Head and Neck Cancer Program, you will be cared for by among the top surgeons and specialists in the nation, and in the world.