Head & Neck Reconstruction

Surgery to eradicate tumours on the Head and Neck can be quite destructive.
Mr O'Sullivan works alongside Mr G O`Leary (ENT surgeon at The South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital and The Bon Secours Hospital) to reconstruct the Head and Neck of patients who have gone through this form of tumour biopsy. They also perform this reconstruction surgery in the Cork University Hospital.
This type of reconstructive surgery greatly improves quality of life. The overall aim of these procedures is the restore form and function.

Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region can include the following areas:

  • Cheek

  • Nose

  • Eyelids

  • Forehead

  • Ears

  • Jaw

  • Chin

  • Tongue

  • Palate

  • Neck

  • Oesophagus

The following conditions may require a head and/or neck reconstructive surgery:

  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer

  • Laryngeal Cancer

  • Nasal Cavity Cancer

  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer

  • Oral Cancer

  • Oropharyngeal Cancer

  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer

  • Parathyroid Cancer

  • Salivary Gland Tumors

  • Thyroid Cancer