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Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Clinic

About the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Clinic

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Location

​​​​​​​​​​​Toronto General Hospital | map iconMaps & Directions
Norman Urquhart Building - 7th Floor

Hours & Contact

​Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 3:00 pm​

Phone: 416 340 3668​

What We Do

​​We provide surgical care for patients with conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat, head and neck and their related functions, such as hearing, balance and speech.

 Tests/Services

  • Ear​ and balance disorders
  • General ear, nose and throat conditions, including voice, sinusitis, snoring, hearing, airway difficulties and benign head and neck tumours
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Hearing testing and rehabilitation
  • Neurotology​​

If you are interested in obtaining a hearing test, visit the Centre for Advanced Hearing and Balance Testing. ​

 About Head and Neck Cancers

​Being diagnosed with head or neck cancer and undergoing treatment can be a time of great challenge.

Our goal is to help you and your family cope successfully with your diagnosis and treatment. We will consult with you at all stages so that you know what to expect and how to deal with each step along the way.


Types of Cancers

Image of the head and neck AnatomyCancers of the head and neck can affect the:

  • ​Lip and mouth
  • Oropharynx
  • Hypopharynx
  • Larynx
  • Nasal cavity/sinus
  • Nasopharynx
  • Salivary glands
  • Thyroid


 

 

Deciding a Treatment Approach

There are different treatments for head and neck cancers. You and your doctor will determine the best treatment for you. We will discuss:​

  • Your opinion or preference
  • Your age, overall health and medical history
  • The type of cancer
  • The stage or size and extent of the cancer
  • The expectations for the course of the disease
  • If the lymph nodes in your neck contain cancer
  • If the cancer has spread to your other organs​​​​​​

 Health Information

​Visit our Health Information section and find dedicated resources to help you understand your condition. Find the information​ you'r​e looking for.​​​​​​​​