Head & Neck Cancer

The Head and Neck Cancer Program at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute offers the most comprehensive care for patients with all types and stages of head and neck tumors – benign and malignant.

Through screening, diagnosis, staging, treatment, support and long term clinical care, your multidisciplinary team of physicians and healthcare providers, combine their expertise to offer you an individualized treatment plan. Additionally, as the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, our partnership means the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute can bring the most innovative, evidence-based cancer care and clinical research directly to you, in our community.

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Head and Neck Program Leadership:

Clinton Kuwada, MD

Co-Director, Head and Neck Cancer Program
Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon      

Akshay Patel, DO, FAOCO

Co-Director, Head and Neck Cancer Program
Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon


Meet our Head & Neck Cancer Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Alsamarai, Susan, MD
4.9 /5
103 surveys
203.238.7747
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Meriden
Boey, Howard Patrick, MD 203.777.7500
  • Otolaryngology
  • Meriden
Bonaiuto, Gregory Salvatore, MD 860.493.1950
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
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  • Hartford
  • Wethersfield
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Boyd, Timothy Stephen, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Cavanagh, Norman James, MD, DMD 860.548.7338
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
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Chu, Benjamin, MD
4.8 /5
64 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
  • Hartford
  • Willimantic
  • Willimantic
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Dowsett, Robert James, MD 860.545.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Giove, Lawrence M., MD 860.246.6647
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Wethersfield
Goldman, Jonathan F., DMD 860.242.6142
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Bloomfield
  • West Hartford
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Googel, Fredric Ronald, DMD 860.666.5674
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Newington
Hosmer, Wylie David, MD
4.9 /5
146 surveys
860.621.9316
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Southington
  • Bristol
  • Plainville
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Khan, Anwar Mangey, MD 860.827.4161
  • Radiation Oncology
  • New Britain
Kuwada, Clinton Akira, MD 860.493.1950
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head & Neck Surgery
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  • Hartford
  • Wethersfield
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Lele, Uday Chintamani, MD
4.8 /5
53 surveys
203.238.7747
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Meriden
Lieblich, Stuart Edward, DMD 860.674.8079
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Avon
Melnik, George Anthony, MD 860.224.2631
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
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  • New Britain
  • Southington
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Moeller, Carl William, MD 860.493.1950
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
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  • Hartford
  • Wethersfield
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Nadkarni, Rajani P., MD
4.9 /5
181 surveys
203.238.7747
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Meriden
Patel, Akshay V., DO, FAOCO 860.493.1950
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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  • Wethersfield
  • Hartford
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Piorkowski, Robert Joseph, MD, FACS
4.9 /5
161 surveys
860.696.2040
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Hartford
  • Wethersfield
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Rathmann, Joerg, MD 860.496.6825
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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  • Torrington
  • Avon
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Reiner, Steven S., DDS 860.347.6939
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Glastonbury
  • Middletown
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Rutter, Charles E., MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Ryan, Lawrence Patrick, DDS, MD 860.295.8780
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Marlborough
Salner, Andrew, MD 860.972.2803
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Hartford
Schauer, Peter Kevin, MD, FACP
4.9 /5
110 surveys
860.249.6291
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
  • Avon
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Shafer, David M., DMD 860.679.2583
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Farmington
Sharma, Vipra, MD 203.382.0630
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Bridgeport
Stock, Alden Lawrence, MD 860.224.2631
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
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  • New Britain

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