Christine Gourin, MD, helps patients with tumors of the skin, oral cavity, larynx, oropharynx, neck, skull base, and salivary glands. She also treats patients with thyroid cancer, premalignant conditions of the upper aerodigestive tract, and unknown primary head and neck primary squamous cell carcinoma, sinus, and nasal cavity tumors.
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 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 has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, 20 book chapters, and 2 books: Medical and Surgical Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases and The Johns Hopkins Patient Guide to Head and Neck Cancer, and is a section editor for the 5th edition of the textbook, Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology. She is on the Editorial Board of The Laryngoscope, JAMA-Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology and is a reviewer for numerous other head and neck surgery journals. Her research interests focus on quality of life, functional outcomes, and survival following treatment for head and neck cancer, and quality of care, safety, and decision-making in head and neck cancer.