Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas provides superior, patient-centered care for adults in and around Fort Worth, Texas, who are diagnosed with head and neck cancers. Yadro Ducic, MD, FACS, is a board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and an otolaryngology head and neck surgeon. He has extensive experience guiding individuals through their cancer diagnosis and helping them navigate life as cancer survivors.
The Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas offices are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technologies to accurately diagnose and stage tongue, throat, and larynx cancer. Dr. Ducic takes an integrative approach to treating cancer with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy.
Dr. Ducic also specializes in advanced surgical techniques, including robotic surgery, to remove tumors, lymph nodes, and other tissues in people with mouth, thyroid, and jaw cancer.
To support those with post-surgical aesthetic or functional issues, Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas provides comprehensive reconstruction surgery services. Dr. Ducic uses specialized techniques to rebuild the structures of the face and neck to restore their function. He’s also an expert in cosmetic procedures to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the mouth, neck, and jaw.
The Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas staff coordinates care with other physicians and oncology specialists to optimize patient outcomes. Dr. Ducic also provides referrals for speech therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitative resources to support each survivor’s long-term recovery efforts.
Call the Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas office nearest you to schedule a consultation or book an appointment online today.
Yadro Ducic, MD, FACS, is a board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and also an otolaryngology head and neck surgeon. At Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas, which has locations in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Ducic specializes in diagnosing and treating a range of head and neck cancers for adults. He also provides reconstructive surgery to restore an individual’s head and neck function and aesthetic appearance.
Dr. Ducic is the author of over 250 published articles in the field of cosmetic surgery procedures, including rhinoplasty, chin augmentation, and ear shaping surgeries. His extensive research of head and neck cancers has led to Dr. Ducic training other leading surgeons around the world. He also lectures internationally at universities and medical conferences.
After graduating with an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Ottawa in Canada, Dr. Ducic stayed to earn his medical degree. He completed his fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis-St. Paul and later earned a Master of Science in medical management from the University of Texas – UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Dr. Ducic is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the Texas Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (TSPS), and the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS). He currently serves as the fellowship director of the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) and the director of the Skull Base Center at Baylor Scott & White Health at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas.
Known for his innovative expertise and integrative approach to care, Dr. Ducic continues to develop his reconstructive and cosmetic techniques to improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Manolidis graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston in 1998. He completed his residency training at McGill University in Montreal in 1993 and subsequently pursued and completed two fellowships. First fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery, Reconstruction and Craniofacial trauma at University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Second fellowship in Otology — Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery with the Otology Group & Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the only otolaryngologist in the U.S. with this dual fellowship training and has practiced both fellowship disciplines since training.
He began practicing in 1997 at Texas Medical Center where he was faculty at Baylor College of Medicine. He was based at Methodist Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Ben Taub General Hospital and the Houston VA. During this time he founded a number of multidisciplinary endeavors that have excelled to this day. He has been awarded the highest honors for teaching and research. In 2004 he moved in New York to become a professor in Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery and Neurosurgery at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital. During his time there he directed the center for head & neck surgery, the center for skull base surgery and the center for neurotology. He was selected and given the best resident and medical student teacher award by Columbia University and was the recipient of both National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health grants that led to breakthrough research in his field.
He has lectured extensively both in the United States and abroad and has developed a national and international recognition for his clinical contributions and academic work in his fields of interest. He has authored over 100 publications both on clinical and basic science work. He belongs to every relevant society in his field. He is a member of the international Collegium Society, one of 20 in the U.S. with a research award from this prestigious society, one of two in the U.S. He holds a number of patents from this previous research in addition to patents that relate to surgical devices and instruments. He has participated extensively in humanitarian / educational missions in both southeast Asia and various Mediterranean countries.