Oral and Head and Neck Cancer : What You Need to Know
Christine Gourin, M.D., is a head and neck surgical oncologist who treats patients with head and neck tumors, including tumors of the skin, melanoma, oral cavity, larynx, oropharynx, neck, salivary glands, sinuses, and skull base.
Dr. Gourin received her medical degree from the State University of New York- Health Science Center at Brooklyn/ Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Gourin trained in both General Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Vermont, followed by a fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gourin is a Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Gourin has authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, 24 book chapters and two books: Medical and Surgical Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases and The Johns Hopkins Patient Guide to Head and Neck Cancer. She is on the Editorial Board of The Laryngoscope and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a reviewer for numerous other head and neck surgery journals. Dr. Gourin is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in quality of care and outcomes. She also serves as vice chair for safety, quality and service in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
She has an active head and neck surgical oncology practice and has been named to America’s Top Physicians and Best Doctors in America annually since 2005.