Head and Neck Cancer Team

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s head and neck cancer team combines world-class skill with an unmatched commitment to caring for you. Our experts earn top marks in patient satisfaction surveys. In addition, we offer you:

  • Surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists who work closely with OHSU’s nursing, dental, nutrition, speech pathology and hearing teams.
  • Chemotherapy and radiation therapy doctors who are dedicated to head and neck cancer, uncommon specialization in the Northwest.
  • Reconstructive surgeons who focus solely on the face, head and neck.
  • Doctors who pursue discoveries in the lab as well as provide care, offering access to a national network of clinical trials.
  • A full range of support services, such as nutrition, rehabilitation and social-service specialists.

  • Heather Rush, A.D.

For patients

Call 503-494-5355 to:

  • Request an appointment
  • Seek a second opinion
  • Ask questions


Knight Cancer Institute, South Waterfront

Center for Health & Healing, Building 2
3485 S. Bond Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

Free parking for patients and visitors

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