Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

at UF Health North

Physicians at UF Health Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – North offer patients the latest procedures for facial aesthetic and head and neck reconstructive surgery, as well as treatment of oral, head and neck cancers. Our team of University of Florida oral and maxillofacial surgeons is regarded among the best in the nation, and was nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2017 and 2019.

Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Procedures

Whether you would like to change an imperfection, erase the signs of aging or undergo reconstruction due to an illness or injury, physicians at UF Health Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – North can help. They take the time to listen to your concerns and discuss options to help you determine the best solution to achieve the results you're looking for.

Our board-certified specialists offer a variety of procedures, including:

  • Cosmetic facial treatments
  • Eyelid lifts
  • Fillers and Botox
  • Necklifts and facelifts
  • Otoplasty (surgical revision of the ears)
  • Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping)
  • Scar revisions
  • Skin resurfacing

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

More than 70,000 Americans are diagnosed with head and neck cancers each year. These include cancers of the mouth, lip and tongue, throat and larynx or voice box. Men are nearly three times more likely to develop these diseases than women. Early symptoms may include the discovery of lumps, hoarseness, swelling, numbness, sore throat or trouble moving the jaw or swallowing. The most common risk factors are smoking, chewing smokeless tobacco products and excessive alcohol consumption.

The physicians of UF Health Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialize in the treatment of cancers of the mouth, nose, throat and neck, including:

  • Hypopharyngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Lip and oral cavity cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Oropharyngeal cancer
  • Paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer
  • Skin cancers of the head and neck (melanoma, squamous cell, basal cell, merkel cell, etc.)
  • Soft-tissue sarcoma
  • Thyroid cancer

At UF Health Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – North, an interdisciplinary team approach is used to ensure each patient receives accurate, timely and comprehensive care to help improve their quality of life.

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