Head and Neck Cancer


Mark J. Jameson, MD, PhD, FACS

Katherine Fedder, MD

David C. Shonka, Jr., MD

Division Overview

  • The Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology has long been nationally recognized for all aspects of head and neck cancer treatment.
  • It has received special recognition for work with superior nasal vault malignancies, sinus malignancies, and aggressive methods to spare the eye when treating sinonasal cancers.
  • We receive special recognition of our management of esthesioneuroblastomas and craniofacial resections.
  • Tumor biology research is currently being performed in conjunction with the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Hematology/Oncology, and a Departmental Molecular Biology Program is planned.


The robotic surgery platform at UVA provides
state-of-the-art care for head and neck cancer patients


Click here to view Division’s Research Page

More information for patients with Head & Neck Cancer

The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) Website