Meet the Team
Hoag Head & Neck Cancer Program offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary
team to evaluate and treat the full spectrum of head and neck cancers.
Our medical experts are subspecialty trained at world-renowned institutions
and are actively involved in research to continue the advancement of cancer care.
Hoag's Head & Neck Cancer Program Team is led by Timothy Kelley,
M.D., a double board-certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon-Facial
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon ENT and surgical oncologist with a
sub-specialty interest in head and neck cancers. Dr. Kelley partners with
a multidisciplinary team of head and neck cancer experts in the following
Oncology Surgeon –
Timothy Kelley, M.D.
George Semeniuk. M.D.
Radiation Oncologist –
Brian Kim, M.D.
- Dentist trained in Dental Oncology
- Oral Surgeons
Clinical Nurse Navigator –
Rhonda Hjelm, M.S.N., R.N., O.C.N.
Speech Language Pathologist –
Tracy Thomas M.S., CCC, SLP
- Rehabilitation Specialists
Oncology Dietitian -
Denise Lohman, M.P.H., R.D., C.S.O.
- Certified Genetic Counselors
Hoag’s Head & Neck Cancer Team meets regularly to discuss every
new patient in the program. At these meetings, our surgical oncologists,
medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists. radiologists,
speech pathologist, dietitians, as well as our dedicated nurse navigator
review patient history, imaging and tissue slides and make collaborative
decisions to provide the best outcome for each patient on an individualized basis.
If you have head or neck cancer and wish to have your case reviewed by
Hoag’s comprehensive team,
please contact us at 877-432-4531. We wish to collaborate with your physician to ensure the best possible
course of treatment.
For more information, or to have your personal case presented at Hoag Head
& Neck Cancer Tumor Board, please call 877-432-4531.