Terry Day, M.D., FACS

Terry Day, M.D., FACS

HNCA President

Wendy and Keith Wellin Chair in Head & Neck Surgery
Professor and Director, Head and Neck Tumor Center
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA 

Dr. Day received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at Louisiana State University before pursuing a fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery at the University of California, Davis and in craniomaxillofacial surgery at Inselspital-Bern in Bern, Switzerland. Following fellowship, he joined the faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and is now Professor, Vice Chair and Director of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, USA. He also serves as Director of the Head and Neck Tumor Center at MUSC and has a joint appointment in the Department of Craniofacial Biology, Department of Stomatology and College of Graduate Studies.

Dr. Day currently serves as President of the American Head and Neck Society and Council of the International Academy of Oral Oncology while having completed a four year term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has participated as a Senior Examiner with the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has served on the National Cancer Institute’s Head and Neck Steering Committee, Head and Neck Surgical Subcommittee for RTOG and Head and Neck Working Group for the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group. Dr. Day volunteers his time as President of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, Inc. and in 1998 started the inaugural international Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW) in 1998. 

Since completion of his fellowship, Dr. Day has limited his clinical practice to patients with tumors of the head and neck region, including robotic surgery, oropharyngeal, skull base, thyroid, skin cancer and salivary gland tumors. He also is active in research in molecular diagnostics and therapeutics in head and neck cancer.

Terry Day, M.D., FACS

Steven M. Roser, DMD, M.D., FACS

Jerry Del Gaudio

Itzhak Brook, MD

Mary Beth Chalk

Ezra Cohen, MD

Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C), FDS RCS(Edin)

Rui Fernandes, DMD, MD, FACS

Jerome C. Goldstein, M.D. FACS, FRCSEd

Meryl Kaufman, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BRS-S

Michael Moore, MD

Iman Naseri, M.D.

Cherie-Ann Nathan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jatin P. Shah, M.D., Ph.D, (Hon)FACS, FRCS (Hon), FDSRCS (Hon), FRACS (Hon) Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Wendell Yarbrough, MD, FACS, MMHC


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