Dr. Terrence Day, MD

Head & Neck Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Terrence Day, MD
Biography Dr. Terry Day received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at Louisiana State University before pursuing a fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery at the University of California, Davis and in craniomaxillofacial surgery at Inselspital-Bern in Bern, Switzerland. Following fellowship, he joined the faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and is now professor, vice chair and director of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He also serves as director of the head and neck tumor center at the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC and has a joint appointment in the Department of Craniofacial Biology, Department of Stomatology and College of Graduate Studies. Dr. Day currently serves as immediate past-president of the American Head and Neck Society and serves on the council of the International Academy of Oral Oncology while having completed a four-year term on the board of directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery. He has served as a senior examiner with the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has also served on the National Cancer Institute's head and neck steering committee, head and neck surgical subcommittee for RTOG and head and neck working group for the American College of Surgeons oncology group. Dr. Day volunteers his time as president of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, Inc., as treasurer of Charleston Moves, and in 1998 started the inaugural international Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW). Since completion of his fellowship, Dr. Day has limited his clinical practice to patients with tumors of the head and neck region, including robotic surgery, oropharyngeal, skull base, thyroid, skin cancer and salivary gland tumors. He also is active in research in molecular diagnostics and therapeutics in head and neck cancer.

135 RUTLEDGE AVE

Charleston, SC 29425

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(843) 792-3531

Dr. Terrence Day, MD

Dr. Terrence Day, MD

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  • Aetna
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Oral Cancer
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Tongue Cancer
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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deviated Septum
  • ENT Cancer
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pharyngitis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • La State U Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • La State U Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • U Hosp Bern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Day's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Day to family and friends
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Dr. Day's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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