Head and Neck Service

The team at MercyAscot Head and Neck Service are committed to providing an integrated high quality experience for patients who need comprehensive care for head and neck disorders.

We focus on producing excellent clinical outcomes and an outstanding patient care experience.

A multi-disciplinary team at every clinic

We believe that a team approach is vital to treating head and neck disorders and offer a personalised and evidenced-based treatment plan for each patient.

Team Clinic

From left to right: Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard and Kevin Smith.

Our service comprises a range of complementary medical and allied health specialties:

Head and neck disorders we treat

We treat a broad group of pathologies affecting skin, salivary glands, mouth, pharynx, larynx, cervical esophagus, nasal cavity and sinuses.

Our partner, Auckland Radiation Oncology (ARO), offers radiation oncology services and is located on our Epsom site.

Diagnostic services include access to CT, MRI, PET-CT and specialist radiologists through Mercy Radiology.  The surgical service is led by experienced surgeons from Auckland Head and Neck Specialists (AHNS).

Areas of expertise:

  • Head and neck cancers
  • Mouth and skin cancers
  • Neck and thyroid lumps
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Ortorhinolaryngology

When to urgently refer to our Neck Lump Clinics?

Please urgently refer any neck lumps which meet any one of the following criteria:

  • Neck Lump increasing in size
  • Neck Lump greater than 2 cm in size
  • Neck Lump present for more than 3 weeks that has changed
  • Neck Lump present for 6 weeks or more
  • Widespread lymphadenopathy > 2cm
  • ‘B’ symptoms: night sweats, generalised itch, weight loss, fever

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*Adapted from Guidelines for the Management of Neck Lumps,Pan-Birmingham Cancer Network2010

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