Advanced ENT training & ENT specialty teaching obtained during 4 prominent University Medical postgraduate training programs, has allowed Dr. Victor Strelzow to develope an extraordinary level of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of all aspects of ENT- Head Neck Medicine & Surgery.
ADVANCED SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE ... specific examples of our most commonly focused on clinical problem areas are included here, along with a short outline of the advantages available.
Head & Neck Disorders
- Consultations for Evaluation & Treatment requests
- Skin cancers of the head, face & neck.
- Reconstruction of skin cancer defects - resected elsewhere
- Mass/growths in the head/face/neck regions
- Salivary gland enlargements & tumors
- Nose & Sinus malignancies
- Lip, Tongue & Mouth abnormalities & lesions
- Throat & Larynx (voicebox) problems
- Neck growths or mass findings
- Thyroid gland enlargement - nodules & growths and cancers
- Parathyroid gland disorders
- Reconstruction or Repair - of complex face & neck wounds
Training under International & National surgery experts, has given Dr. Strelzow his uniquely advanced both functional & reconstructive training in surgery, followed by decades of practical expertise in improving of all types and complexities.
ADVANCED TREATMENTS examples include:
RECONSTRUCTION of FACE & NECK - Stanford Fellowship included additional extensive training in complex soft tissue reconstruction techniques with the important goal of repairing both the function & appearance following the consequences of surgery or injury.
PAROTID SURGERY with ADVANCED FACIAL RECONSTRUCTIVE TECHNIQUES - over 25 years experience in developing & refining the unique philosophy of minimizing the necessary injury resulting from cancer surgery by the immediate specialized reconstructive techniques to minimize the long-term functional injury and cosmetic consequences.
THYROID & PARATHYROID SURGERY - the individually small 'rice' sized, variably positioned parathyroid glands and the thyroid gland's close anatomic involvement with the important nerves to the larynx ('voice box'), requires thorough understanding of the anatomy and with decades of experience in complex surgery in the region, minimally invasive techniques can be often be applied with equal results and less disability postoperatively.
NECK MASS / SWELLINGS - Evaluation and Treatment Consultation - Stanford University additional training and decades of University & Hospital level experience including involvement in multiple Cancer Tumor boards & conferences, have provided invaluable experience to our collaborative approach to the current clinical evaluation, obtaining of advanced diagnostic imaging techniques and surgical confirmation of a wide variety of benign and malignant disorders. Collaboration and referrals for multiple alternative therapies, tertiary cancer resources, etc., followed by the opportunity for personal in-depth discussions of the available treatment options offers the patient / their family a supportive and humanistic environment in which to make choices about HEAD & NECK surgery, chemotherapy/immunotherapy, radiation therapy etc.
If you or a loved one needs face and neck reconstructive surgery, call Dr. Victor Strelzow at (949) 753-9299 for an appointment in Irvine, CA today!