Patient Education

Head & Neck Surgery



If you have any questions or problems during office hours (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm), please call the Head & Neck oncology clinic at
650-498-6000 #5 and ask to connect with your care team.

After 5pm, or on the weekend
go to the nearest emergency room or call 650-723-4000 and ask for the “On-Call ENT”

Understanding Reconstructive Surgery for Head & Neck

Robotic Surgery for
Head & Neck Cancers

Caring for Your Feeding Tube

Caring for a Drain After Surgery


Caring for Your Tracheostomy

Side Effects of Medications


Understanding Wide Local Excision and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Total Laryngectomy



Patient Handouts