Trident Health System
December 17, 2021

Physicians have cared for thousands of patients

North Charleston, SC – Trident Medical Center has taken another step in expanding oncology services with the addition of head and neck cancer specialists to its medical staff. Christina Oh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Health, says, “Cancer patients throughout South Carolina and beyond now have access at our hospital to an experienced team who collectively has cared for thousands of patients. The addition of the physicians and their team at Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston continues our commitment to providing specialized care for patients needing complex medical services.”

Head and neck surgeon Terry Day, MD with Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston says, “Our head and neck team specializes in advanced and complex head and neck cancers, cancers that were treated but didn’t go away or cancers that spread to other parts of the body.” He added, “Our desire is to continue providing the best multidisciplinary care to our patients, personalized head and neck oncology training to future physicians, and to expand our research in cutting-edge cancer treatments.”

The physicians of Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston are:

  • Dr. Betsy Davis, Dental Oncology
  • Dr. Terry Day, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dr. Joshua Hornig, Endocrine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dr. Peter Horwich, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dr. Eric Lentsch, Head and Neck Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Dr. David Neskey, Head and Neck Translational Research
  • Dr. Anand Sharma, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology

Oh says it was important to build on the hospital’s strong foundation of oncology services highlighted by its lung cancer, breast cancer and radiation oncology programs. “Our head and neck cancer specialists join a robust medical staff that is already providing leading-edge care to cancer patients, heart patients, trauma patients and other members of our community.”

Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, Dr. Day said, “We are proud of the thousands of lives we’ve improved and saved and will continue to collaborate with trusted physicians and dental colleagues from around the country. The relationships we have built with our patients and referring physicians are the reason we are so passionate about what we do.”

To learn more about Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston, 9228 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406, call (843) 574-5693.