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Eleni M. Rettig, MD

Surgical Oncology

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  • Surgeon
  • Instructor in Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School


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)

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-3091
  • Office Phone Number617-632-3643
  • Fax617-632-4448


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

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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