Head and neck surgery concerns the diagnosis, management and treatment of diseases located in the head and neck. From benign to malignant tumors that may require surgery, our dedicated, highly-trained and multidisciplinary team comprising radiation and medical oncologists will evaluate, manage and treat your condition in a careful and holistic manner.
Surgeons in Gleneagles Hospitals
Our specialists are experts in managing and treating conditions concerning these areas:
- Mouth and tongue
- Skin of the head and neck
- Thyroid and parathyroid
Types of Head and Neck Surgery
Some common surgeries include:
- Tonsillectomy - Surgical removal of one or both tonsils to manage and/or treat tonsillitis
- Endoscopic sinal surgery - Examination of sinal openings for obstructions and/or unusual growths which are then removed
- Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty - The removal of excess tissue from the back of the throat, helping with sleep apnoea
To understand more about Head and Neck conditions, read HERE.