Head and Neck Cancer Team

Surgery team in the operating room.
Dr. James Lim, a cancer surgeon, has particular expertise in using minimally invasive techniques to remove tumors. He completed advanced training in endocrine surgery at Columbia University Medical Center.

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. We also offer you 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.

Cancer surgery

Radiation and medical oncology


Voice and speech disorders

Nurse navigator and nutrition support

For patients

Call 503-494-5355 to:

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


Parking is free for patients and their visitors.

Center for Health & Healing Building 2
3485 S. Bond Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97239
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