Head and Neck Cancer Care

Better Outcomes, Better Function

At UChicago Medicine, our patient-centered care approach effectively treats head and neck cancers with the goal of achieving the best outcome while helping patients maintain the best possible quality of life during and after treatment. 

We provide safe, in-person care at several locations throughout the greater Chicago area, and offer video visits and online second opinions.

Dr. Alexander Pearson and female patient in clinic
UChicago Medicine head and neck cancer specialists care for hundreds of patients each year, making our program one of the busiest in the nation.

Why Choose UChicago Medicine for Head and Neck Cancer Care?

Chef Triumphs Over Tongue Cancer

Cancer specialists across the country told top chef Grant Achatz that his only option for treating a stage 4 tumor was to remove most of his tongue. The head and neck cancer team at UChicago Medicine offered him a different approach, one that saved his tongue and his life.

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Convenient Locations for Cancer Care

Request an Appointment

The information you provide on this secure form to request an appointment with a UChicago Medicine head and neck cancer expert will enable us to assist you as efficiently as possible. A representative will contact you within one to two business days to help you schedule an appointment.

You can also make an appointment with our providers by:

Scheduling a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home

– Newly diagnosed patients can schedule a 15-minute introductory Express Expert Cancer Opinion virtual session at no cost

Requesting an online second opinion from our specialists

To speak to someone directly, please call 1-855-702-8222. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.


For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient for head and neck cancer care, please call UCM Physician Connect at 1-800-824-2282


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