Northside 101 is a series of interviews with Northside Hospital's experts, breaking down complex medical terms and procedures.

In this episode, head and neck oncologic surgeon Dr. Gregory Ward explains the use of microvascular surgery to treat head and neck tumors.

Microvascular is used in reconstructive surgery. It is a procedure used to reattach severed fingers, hands, arms, and other amputated parts to the body. 

Learn more about the Head & Neck Cancer Program at Northside.


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Dr. Gregory Ward

Specialties: Oncologic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Robotic Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery

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Dr. Ward is a fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon with over ten years of experience. He specializes in microvascular reconstructive surgical procedures to restore form and function to areas affected by cancer. Dr. Ward treats cancers of the throat and oral cavity, salivary gland, and skin, and uses the latest surgical techniques, including laser and robotic approaches. 

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