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Health Services

Head and Neck Cancer

The Head & Neck Surgery offers state of the art, comprehensive care for patients with either malignant or benign tumors of the head and neck.  Our scope of practice includes surgical management and reconstructive surgery for tumors involving the:

  • Oral cavity (tongue, palate, lips, floor of mouth)
  • Pharynx (throat)
  • Larynx (voice box)
  • Trachea
  • Sinus
  • Skull base
  • Non-melanoma skin cancers of the head, face, and neck
  • Melanoma of the head, face, and neck

Our staff includes two surgeons with fellowship training in advanced surgical techniques, including laryngeal preservation surgery, transoral laser microsurgery, and microvascular reconstructive surgery.

The approach to care for head and neck cancer patients at Tripler is multidisciplinary and includes specialists in head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, neuroradiology, oral surgery, speech therapy and nutrition care.  Outpatient care is coordinated by the service Clinic Care Manager, Ms. Suzanne LeClaire, M.S., R.N.  Inpatient care is facilitated by a Critical Pathway for the care of head & neck surgery patients.  A multidisciplinary Head & Neck Tumor Board meets biweekly to plan the management of all cases.

Contact Us

Tripler Central Appointment Line

(888) 683-2778 (888-MTF-APPT)

Nurse Advice Line

1-800-TRICARE, option #1

Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Clinic

Phone Number: (808) 433-3181
                          (808) 433-5742
                          (808) 433-5334

Sleep Disorders Center

Phone number: (808) 433-6014/6016
Fax number: (808) 433-5746

Hours of Operations

Monday thru Friday:  7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Training Holidays: Minimal Manning (7:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Federal Holidays: Closed

How to make an appointment for Sleep Center:

Must see PCM to be placed for referral to our clinic. You will be contacted by the Sleep staff to schedule your appointment. 


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