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					                  Yung H. Son, MD
                 Yung H. Son, MD, is Director of Head and
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                 Neck Radiation Oncology. As Professor in
                 the Department of Therapeutic Radiology,          David Leffell, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Professor
                 he is well recognized nationally and              of Surgery in Otolaryngology and Plastic. CEO of the Yale
                 internationally for his innovations in the        Medical Group, Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs at Yale
                 management of Head and Neck Cancer. His           School of Medicine, Chief, Section of Dermatologic Surgery
contributions in the use of Brachytherapy (radiation seed          and Cutaneous Oncology.
implants) have spearheaded the organ-sparing mission of our        Roger A. Lowlicht, MS, DDS, Associate Clinical Professor,
Head and Neck Cancer Program.                                      Yale Otolaryngology.
                                                                   William H. Rosenblatt, MD, Associate Professor of
                  Nwanmegha Young, MD                              Anesthesiology and Otolaryngology, Chief of Head and
                   Dr. Nwanmegha Young’s clinical expertise        Neck Anesthesiology.
                   lies in the medical and surgical treatment of
                   voice disorders, including care of the

                                                                                                                                Yale Head and Neck
                   performing voice. Dr. Young is an expert in
                   the diagnosis of neurologic disorders of the        SUPPORT GROUP FOR THOSE COPING
                   larynx and treatment with botulinum.
                                                                                                                                 Cancer Program
                                                                          WITH HEAD & NECK CANCER
Dr. Young received his undergraduate degree from University
of California at Berkeley, and his MD from the University of        Where: Smilow Cancer Center
California at Davis. Following medical school he completed his             35 Park Street
residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at                                                                                   www.yaleheadandneck.org
                                                                           CH 290 / West Pavilion
Washington University Barnes Jewish Medical Center. He then                New Haven, CT 06519
pursued a fellowship in laryngology at the New York Center
for Voice and Swallowing Disorders under the guidance of Dr.        For:     Anyone who is coping with Head & Neck Cancer,
Andrew Blitzer. There he also has worked with Dr. Anthony                    including friends and family members                  The Yale Head and Neck Program is
Jahn, Medical Director of Lincoln Center and the New York                                                                        composed of highly dedicated physicians
                                                                                     rd
Metropolitan Opera.                                                 When:    Every 3 Thursday of the Month                        and surgeons joined by a skilled team of
                                                                             (except holidays)                                        rehabilitation specialists in speech,
                                                                                                                                   swallowing and hearing restoration. All
  Additional faculty in our Program:                                Time:    3 pm – 4:30 pm, walk-ins welcomed                         physicians are board certified and
  James J. Abrahams, MD, Professor, Yale Diagnostic                                                                                 fellowship trained. As part of the Yale
                                                                                Please register by contacting:                  Cancer Center, the team offers expert care
  Radiology and Otolaryngology and Director of Medical                      Jessica Shore, MSW, LCSW, 203-200-6358
  Studies for the Radiology Department.                                                                                             for tumors of the skull base and other
                                                                                                or                                  malignancies of the head and neck. A
  Stephan Ariyan, MD, Clinical Professor, Yale Plastic                         Bryan Sperrazza, RN, 203-737-4230                   collaborative approach to care includes
  Surgery and Otolaryngology.                                                       Bryan.Sperrazza@ynhh.org                     Otolaryngology, Medical Oncology, Plastic
                                                                                                                                    Surgery, Neurosurgery, Dermatology,
  David S. Fischer, MD, Clinical Professor, Medical
                                                                                                                                      Radiation Therapy, Head and Neck
  Oncology
                                                                                                                                 Radiology and Oral Surgery, thus offering
  Gary E. Horblitt, DDS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale
                                                                       Yale Head and Neck Cancer Program                        the most effective of treatment options for
  Otolaryngology.                                                                   Yale Physicians Building                     diseases affecting the ear, sinuses, larynx
                                                                                                      th
                                                                                   800 Howard Ave, 4 Floor                      and pharynx, while emphasizing the organ-
  Michele H. Johnson, MD, Director of Interventional
                                                                                     New Haven, CT 06519                        sparing mission of the Yale Cancer Center.
  Neuroradiology, Associate Professor of Yale Diagnostic
  Radiology and Otolaryngology.                                                      Phone: 203-785-2593
                                                                                      Fax: 203-785-3970                                 This program is grateful for the
  Diane P. Kowalski, MD, Assistant Professor and Director
  of the Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Service in the                                                                                   charitable support provided by
                                                                                                                                         Virginia Alden Wright Family.
  Department of Pathology                                                   www.yaleheadandneck .org
                                                                                   Hari D. Deshpande, MD                                                  Elias Michaelides, MD
          MEET THE TEAM                                                           Hari A. Deshpande, MD, is an Assistant
                                                                                  Professor of Medical Oncology whose clinical
                                                                                                                                                            Elias Michaelides, MD, is an Assistant
                                                                                                                                                            Professor of Surgery in the Section of
                                                                                                                                                            Otolaryngology. He is a neurotologist and
                                                                                  interest includes Head and Neck Cancers and
                                                                                                                                                            skull base surgeon who provides support
                                                                                  Prostate Cancer. He is currently the principal
                  Clarence T. Sasaki, MD                                                                                                                    for lateral skull base tumors. He received
                                                                                  or co-investigator on many of the clinical trials
                   Clarence T. Sasaki, MD, Director of the                                                                                                  a BA from Cornell University and his MD
                                                                                  at the cancer center. Some of these are
                   Head and Neck Tumor Board, is the                                                                                     from SUNY-Stony Brook. He completed a residency in
                                                                  evaluating the use of new agents previously never used in this
                   Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery                                                                                  Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical
                                                                  disease type. He has had papers published in the British Journal
                   and the Chief of Otolaryngology –                                                                                     College of Virginia, before completing a Fellowship in
                                                                  of Hematology and The Cancer journal of Scientific American.
                   Head and Neck Surgery at the Yale                                                                                     Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the Michigan
                                                                  He received his medical degree from Leeds University Medical
                   School of Medicine. He received his                                                                                   Ear Institute. Dr. Michaelides provides comprehensive care
                                                                  School, Leeds, England. He completed his Hematology and
  BA from Pomona College in 1962 and his MD from Yale                                                                                    of skull base tumors and other tumors of the ear and
                                                                  Oncology Fellowship at the Montefiore Medical Center in
  in 1966. He completed his residency at the Yale-New                                                                                    temporal bone.
                                                                  Bronx, NY. As an active member of the Head and Neck Tumor
  Haven Medical Center in 1973 and has completed three            Board, Dr. Deshpande believes that the newer
  clinical fellowships: 1) International Union Against            chemotherapeutic and targeted agents will play an increasingly                            Daniel Morgensztern, MD
  Cancer with Professor Ettore Bocca, Milan, Italy, 1978.         important role in the treatment of this disease. Often the side
  2) International Union Against Cancer with Professor                                                                                                      Daniel Morgensztern, MD, is an Assistant
                                                                  effects of the newer treatments are less than traditional                                 Professor      of    Medical    Oncology
  Ugo Fisch, Zurich, Switzerland, 1982. 3) International          chemotherapy and the response rates are so far encouraging.
  Union Against Cancer with Mr. Dai Davis, London,                                                                                                          specializing in the treatment and care of
                                                                                                                                                            patients with lung and head and neck
  England, 1986.
                                                                                   Benjamin L. Judson, MD                                                   cancers. He is an integral member of the
                                                                                   Benjamin L. Judson, MD, is an Assistant                                  Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer
                                                                                                                                          Hospital. Dr. Morgensztern received his medical degree
                                                                                   Professor of Surgery at the Yale School of
                 Mark Bianchi, MD                                                                                                         from Fundacao Tecnico-Educacional Souza Marques in
                                                                                   Medicine specializing in the treatment of benign
                  Mark Bianchi, MD, is an Assistant Professor                                                                             Brazil.    He completed his internship, residency, and
                                                                                   and malignant tumors of the head and neck. He
                  of Surgery in Yale Otolaryngology and is the                                                                            fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of
                                                                                   attended      Middlebury       College    as    an
                  Director of the Medical Student Rotation.                                                                               Miami. He is the recipient of an American Society of Clinical
                                                                                   undergraduate, obtained a masters degree from
                  He received his MD from Yale University                                                                                 Oncology Young Investigator Award and Merit Award.
                                                                  the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated from Jefferson
                  and Residency at Yale-New Haven Medical         Medical College. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology -
                  Center. He is building a strong Rhinology       Head & Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital before                             Manju L. Prasad, MBBS, MD
and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program. He has an              completing a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at                            Manju L Prasad, MBBS, M.D. is Associate
interest in sialoendoscopy and the use of ultrasound in ENT.      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has a broad clinical                          Professor of Pathology specializing in head
Dr. Bianchi also serves as Chief of Otolaryngology at             interest in treating head and neck cancers as part of a                                  and neck, and endocrine Pathology. She
Bridgeport Hospital.                                              multidisciplinary team. His clinical focus includes treating cancers                     graduated from the Institute of Medical
                                                                  of the oral cavity, pharynx and larynx, salivary tumors, skin                            Sciences at the Banaras Hindu University,
                                                                  cancers, and sinonasal tumors.                                                           Varanasi, India. Dr. Prasad completed
                 Roy Decker, MD, PhD
                                                                                                                                          residency in Pathology at the New York Presbyterian
                 Dr. Roy Decker, MD, PhD, is an Assistant                           R. Peter Manes, MD                                    Hospital of Cornell University. Subsequently, she completed
                 Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and                                                                                   two years of Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship at the
                                                                                  R. Peter Manes, MD, is an Assistant Professor of
                 Otolaryngology. He received his BA from                                                                                  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that included one
                                                                                  Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine,
                 the University of Virginia and his MD and                                                                                year of Head and Neck pathology. Her areas of interest
                                                                                  specializing in nasal and sinus tumors. He
                 PhD from the Medical College of Virginia.                                                                                include tumors of the head and neck including thyroid,
                                                                                  attended Georgetown University and received
                 He fulfilled his residency in Radiation                                                                                  parathyroid, adrenal gland, bone and soft tissue. Dr. Prasad
                                                                                  his medical degree from Albany Medical
                 Oncology at Hospital. His clinical interest is
Oncology at Yale-New Haven Yale-New Haven Hospital.                                                                                       is the director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory,
                                                                                  College. After completing a residency in Oto-
in Image-Guided, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy                                                                                    and the Endocrine, Head and Neck Subspeciality Program in
                                                                  laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University
(IGRT, IMRT) for head and neck cancer. His primary research                                                                               Pathology. She is part of the multidisciplinary teams at Yale
                                                                  Hospital, he completed a fellowship in rhinology and endoscopic
focus is on molecular biomarkers of radiation response, and                                                                               that treat cancers of the head and neck region, and
                                                                  skull base surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern
combining chemotherapy and targeted agents with                                                                                           endocrine systems.
                                                                  Medical Center. His clinical interests include minimally invasive,
radiotherapy for patients with high-risk head & neck cancer.
                                                                  endoscopic treatments of nasal and sinus tumors.

				
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