The Head and Neck Oncology Division treats a broad range of cancers from the mouth, throat, tongue, thyroid and sinuses.

Among all subspecialties in oncology, head and neck is a perfect example of the importance of a multidisciplinary and individualized approach with proven benefit for patients.

Although smoking is a well known factor involving head and neck cancers, there has also been an increase incidence due to HPV infection including in younger individuals.

The Head and Neck Oncology Division Team

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ROBERT S. ALTER, M.D.
Co-Chief, Head and Neck & Urologic Oncology

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BRIAN BENSON, M.D.
Co-Chief, Head and Neck Oncology

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LOREN GODFREY, M.D., DABR™
Co-Chief, Head and Neck Oncology and Director, Brachytherapy

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RONALD B. LOW, M.D.
Head and Neck Surgery

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Head and Neck Surgery

Masayuki Inouye, M.D.
Brian Benson, M.D.

Pathology

Jun Li, M.D.
Michael  Goldfischer, M.D.

Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse

Diane Andresen
Ellen Roberts

 

 

Research Nurses

Danielle Blair
Lori Capello
Seanna Krauss
Aretha DiSalvo

Oncology Nurse Navigator

Joyce Kreitman

Social Work Support Services

Karen Venezia, L.C.S.W.

Phone Number

551-996-5879

Call for an appointment

Hackensack: 551-996-5900
Palisades: 201-464-0008

To reach the extension of Dr. Alter please dial ext. 5072.