Eduardo Méndez, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S., is an expert in the surgical treatment of head and neck and thyroid cancers, including minimally invasive…
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Patient Care Philosophy
My goal is to offer patients individualized care and treatment that considers all options. I like to partner with my patients to help them make their own decisions and treatment choices. As a physician-scientist, my research group focuses on discovering novel, less toxic therapies for patients with head and neck cancers.
Surgical treatment of head and neck and thyroid cancers, including minimally invasive robotic surgery and transoral laser microsurgery of tumor of the upper for tumors of the tongue and throat and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck.
Dr. Méndez’s research focuses on markers of disease progression in head and neck cancer. He published the first study that identified a "genetic signature" for poor survival rates in head and neck cancer. His group is also discovering novel, less toxic gene targets based on patients' own mutations.
|Univ. of Maryland SOM||Medical education||1999
|UW - Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery||Residency||
|UW - Dept. of Surgery||Internship||
|American Board of Otolaryngology||Otolaryngology||2006