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Director of the Speech and Swallowing Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

JAMA Career Center
New York, New York 10065
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  • Otolaryngology
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Laryngologist / Director of Speech and Swallowing Program


The Head and Neck Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a fellowship trained laryngologist to join the full-time faculty and to serve as the Director of the Speech and Swallowing Program. This position will offer a unique leadership opportunity in laryngology at one of the world’s premier cancer centers.  The Head and Neck Service is renowned for its comprehensive and multi-disciplinary management all types of head and neck tumors, and performs over 1800 surgeries annually. In addition the Head and Neck service supports the speech and swallowing issues in patients from high volume Thoracic Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, and Neuro-oncology programs. 

Candidates should be board eligible or certified in Otolaryngology. Expertise in voice disorders and dysphagia is expected, including the management of vocal cord lesions, vocal cord paralysis, upper aerodigestive tract dysmotility and pharyngeal strictures. The Director will lead the Service’s speech and language pathology and audiology team and a clinical research program.  Applicants should have established a record of achievement in clinical, translational, or outcomes based research with a plan of future scholarly contributions. Teaching and mentoring of residents and fellows is required.

Qualified applicants should send their CV and letter of interest to Richard Wong MD, Professor and Chief of the Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery, in the care of Tugba Simsek-James at


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