Eleni M. Rettig, MD

Eleni M. Rettig, MD

Surgical Oncology

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Eleni M. Rettig, MD

Dr. Eleni Rettig is a head and neck surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School. She specializes in the surgical treatment of head and neck cancers, salivary gland tumors, cutaneous malignancies, and thyroid and parathyroid tumors; transoral robotic surgery for oropharynx cancers; and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck. As a part of the Dana-Farber Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Center, she works within a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive cancer care. Dr. Rettig's research interests include human papillomavirus-positive oropharynx cancer, head and neck cancer epidemiology, and health-related quality of life among head and neck cancer patients.Dr. Rettig is a graduate of Yale University and received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed residency training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins followed by a fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery



Instructor in Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School


Thyroid Cancer Program

Clinical Interests

Free tissues transfer for oncologic reconstruction, Head and neck oncology and reconstruction, Head and neck tumors, Parathyroid disease, Salivary gland disease and surgery, Skin malignancies, Thyroglossal duct cyst, Thyroid gland surgery, Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


  • Mayo Clinic


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Medical School

  • Baylor College of Medicine


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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02215
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue Boston, MA 02215
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42.3374, -71.1082

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