The McGill University Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology Program
The Research Program and clinical units are located in the major teaching hospitals and affiliated laboratories of McGill University. They offer the community highly-specialized medical and surgical care.
Head & neck oncology
This unit incorporates a multidisciplinary approach with a team of surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, speech therapists, nurses, dieticians and social workers. It provides the cancer patient with well-rounded care from diagnosis to recovery.
Rhinology & sinus surgery
Conditions of the nose and sinuses are treated using modern, minimally invasive techniques.
Otology & neuro-otology
Treatment of middle- and inner-ear disease is addressed through medical and high-tech microscopic procedures. Full audiological testing facilities are available.
Laryngology and the voice lab
Laryngeal and voice disorders are treated using advanced microsurgical techniques. Speech therapists are available to provide professional voice care.
Staffed by specially-trained otolaryngologists, the service provides high quality care, offering surgical procedures such as tonsillectomies, adenoidectomies and tube insertions. Specialized surgery towards the middle ear and mastoid disease, congenital conditions and childhood cancers is also provided.
Disorders of the vestibular system are evaluated and treated. A vestibular rehabilitation program is available.
Facial nerve rehabilitation unit
Computerized biofeedback techniques are used to rehabilitate patients with facial paralysis.
Facial plastic surgery
Numerous procedures are offered for patients having facial cosmetic and posttraumatic problems.
Outpatient facilities and surgical units are located at the following Hospitals
- JGH Segal Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Montreal Children's Hospital
- Montreal General Hospital
- Royal Victoria Hospital
An outreach program services the native populations of Northern Quebec
*Did you know that government funds do not provide for the research initiatives that are so crucial to the human condition?
*To provide our community with this high standard of treatment, today and in the future, there is a need for on-going research.
*Research drives the quality of patient care and assures the availability of the most up-to-date treatment modalities.
*Making contributions to the McGill Head & Neck Fund makes one proactive in the quality of health care received and guarantees cutting-edge health care for generations to come.
If you wish to make a donation to the fund, please see our donation forms or contact:
Carole Goldberg, Coordinator
Telephone: 514-340-8222 ext. 5024
Email address: cgoldber [at] ent [dot] jgh [dot] mcgill [dot] ca