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, MD
Co-Chief, Head and Neck & Urologic Oncology

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BRIAN BENSON, MD
Co-Chief, Head and Neck Oncology

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LOREN GODFREY, MD, DABR™
Co-Chief, Head and Neck Oncology and Director, Brachytherapy

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RONALD B. LOW, MD
Head and Neck Surgery

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Head and Neck Surgery

Masayuki Inouye, MD
Brian Benson, MD

Pathology

Jun Li, MD
Michael  Goldfischer, MD

Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse

Diane Andresen, MSN, APN-C, RN
Ellen Roberts
Dina O’Conner, MSN, RN, FNP, APN-BC

Research Nurses

Seana Krauss BSN, RN

Oncology Nurse Navigator

Joyce Kreitman
Maeve McKinley, BSN, RN, OCN

Social Work Support Services

Karen Venezia, MSW, LCSW

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.