Dr. Terrence Day, MD

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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.

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Comprehensive, multidisciplinary care of head and neck cancers is paramount to excellent outcomes.

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Wendy & Keith Wellin Head and Neck Clinic, MUSC135 RUTLEDGE AVE
Charleston, SC 29425
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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.

Dr. Day's Care Philosophy

Comprehensive, multidisciplinary care of head and neck cancers is paramount to excellent outcomes.

Dr. Day says...

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. He was faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and is now professor, vice chair and director of the Head and Neck Tumor Center at the Hollings Cancer Center/ Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

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.

His practice if focused upon tumors of skin of the face, neck, throat, mouth, voice box, thyroid and salivary glands.

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  •  Specializes in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
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  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gum Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    La State U Mc

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    La State U Mc

    Completed in 1995

    U Hosp Bern

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California Davis Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • 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
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair