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Head & Neck Cancer Center of Texas

Cancer Surgeons located in Fort Worth, TX



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
Yadro Ducic, MD

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.

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Spiros Manolidis, MD
Spiros Manolidis, MD

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.

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We are a team of highly experienced surgeons and rehabilitation specialists throughout the Dallas Fort Worth area who have over two decades of experience in treating various forms of head and neck tumors both benign and malignant. Some of our surgeons have more volume than any other head and neck surgeon in North Texas making assuring you are seeing someone who knows how to treat your disease in the best way possible.

We focus much of our energy on rehabilitation as well. We work hand in hand with speech and swallowing specialists in cases where treatment is expected to affect these functions. We also have prominent Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialists who focus a lot of energy and effort on attaining the best esthetic and functional outcomes following tumor excisions.

- Multiple sites of treatment across the metroplex 
- Most published Surgeons in head and neck and facial plastic surgery in North Texas
- Virtual Tumor Board Changed the treatment of a number of previously, almost universally fatal tumors into very treatable and often curable ones - Anaplastic, Carotid Involvement, Brain Involvement
- Focus on reconstruction

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"Fantastic bedside manner! Grateful for supportive staff, innovative communication techniques & a doctor who actually took the time to listen!"
Nicole C.
"Dr Ducic and Team provide excellent service!!!"
Lloyd J.
"The staff is right on top of everything and they keep you informed every step of the way. Within days of my visit things were getting schedule"
Shannon M.
"He and his team have done a great job for me and I am very satisfied. The office staff have always treated me and my referrals like we matter, not just another patient."
Del B.
"The office atmosphere is very welcoming and all of Dr. Ducic's staff are happy, friendly and helpful."
Raabia A.
"All of the nurses, doctors, and admin people that he works with are top notch."
Chad W.
"Dr. Ducic and his staff are amazing. I had an injury in June to my face and his office staff was able to work me in to see him right after I got out of the hospital."
Carolyn G.
"Dr. Ducic is the best! He is the most professional and knowledgeable doctor I have ever consulted with. He gives thorough evaluations, and has given me honest advice"
Amanda S.
"Dr. Ducic and his staff were exceptional in my diagnosis, surgery and treatment after I discovered a lump in my neck."
Joy W.
"Dr. Ducic is a very gifted and talented surgeon! He is very empathetic and compassionate with his patients."
Mollie C.
"Dr. Ducic is the most professional and capable doctor I have even visited. His entire office staff has also been courteous and helpful."
John G.
"Due to Dr. Ducic's skill as a surgeon and his knowledge of a highly specialized procedure, my life was restored to me."
Pamela R.
"Great team of Doctors. Always professional. I have never had a long wait time"
Nancy T.
"I recommend Dr Ducic as a very skilled surgeon in the removal of parotid tumors do not go anywhere else"
Jorge B.
"Dr Ducic is great. He listens to your concerns and takes them seriously.'
Melissa H.
"I was referred to Dr. Ducic by my PCP. He and his entire staff are awesome, cannot say enough good things about them."
Bob D.
"The staff has been extremely nice and helpful pre and post surgery! I would recommend anyone of my friends to be treated under his care anytime!"
Kellye K.
"Professional, kind, and just overall exceptional! I have had 3 surgeries by Dr. Ducic and have only wonderful reviews to give."
Laura E.
"Dr Ducic is an amazing doctor and surgeon! He saved my life from cancer!"
Misti L.
"Very professional and friendly staff. Dr Ducic took time to explain everything I needed to know about my procedure"
Victoria V.
"Best doctor, hands down. very helpful and knowledgable medical staff. everyone is great. highly recommended!"
Erica D.
"My daughter just had surgery and he was awesome with her!!! Best surgeon ever!!"
Tamai L.
"Great service..great, courteous healthcare professionals. Thank you!"
Veronica F.
"Friendly staff and great doctor."
Pam W.


We accept the following insurance providers at the Dallas and Fort Worth locations. If you have specific questions regarding your coverage, please contact us for additional information.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Scott & White Health Plan
United Healthcare
Galaxy Health Network
Dart Healthscope
CARE N CARE - Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO

Our Locations

Fort Worth

923 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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