Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat), Head and Neck SurgeonPrint Page

Khariwala, Samir S, MD

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  • Otolaryngology (Ear Nose and Throat)
  • Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgery

Care Philosophy:

The diagnosis of a tumor in the head and neck is daunting for any patient given the possible implications for appearance, speech, and general quality of life. My goal is to establish a foundation of trust and understanding such that my patients fully understand the nature of their disease, the treatment options available, and expected outcomes. I am committed to treating my patients with a combination of well-established therapies and new technology to optimize cure of the disease and quality of life. In addition, microvascular reconstructive techniques are used when appropriate to achieve the goals of optimizing function and form.

Clinical Interests:

Cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx and hypopharynx; Thyroid disease and cancer; Salivary gland disease and cancer; Skin cancer and melanoma; Benign tumors of the head and neck; Microvascular reconstruction in the head and neck

Board Certification:


Medical School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


Cleveland Clinic (Otolaryngology)


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Head and Neck Surgery, Microvascular Reconstruction)


Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor—Rising Star" (2015)