Bruce Haughey, MD


Focuses on cancers of the head, neck, mouth, throat and vocal cords


Bruce Haughey, MD

Dr. Haughey Is a board-certified otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon with extensive experience treating cancers of the tonsils, tongue, jaws, vocal cords, facial skin, scalp, sinus, and thyroid, parathyroid and salivary glands. His research interests extend to new techniques for minimally invasive head and neck cancer resection, reconstructive surgery and parathyroid surgical outcomes.

A recognized authority in his field, Dr. Haughey’s extensive career thus far has included serving as the distinguished Dr. Joseph B. Kimbrough Chair of the Otolaryngology Department at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and continuing service as part of the American Joint Commission on Cancer Head and Neck Expert Panel.

Dr. Haughey has earned recognition as one of America’s Best Doctors for Cancer and as one of America’s Best Doctors in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery for multiple, consecutive years. He earned his medical degree at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and undertook his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he earned the title of Chief Resident. He then continued his advanced subspecialty training at the University of Iowa with a highly prestigious skull base and neuro-otology fellowship.

He is a caring and compassionate physician who values the time he spends helping each patient to fully understand their diagnosis and treatment options.


  • Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngeal Disorders
  • Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Sinus Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disorders

Awards & Honors

  • Listed, “America’s Top Doctors” 2001-presentListed, “Best Doctors in America” 2nd Edition
  • American Board of Otolaryngology Examination – Highest Score Nationally
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award
  • Distinguished Visiting Professorships - University of Pennsylvania and University of Tennessee
  • Distinguished Lectureships - Foundation of Head-Neck Oncology, India; Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Vanderbilt University; University of Toronto; University of California at San Francisco,; Columbia University; University of Virginia; University of Santo Thomas
  • Mosher Award Honorable Mention for Triological Thesis
  • Robert Maxwell Byers Award for Best Paper, American Head and Neck Society
  • Gordon Gordon-Taylor Prize (FRACS Part I)
  • Chief Resident, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa


  • Pathology-based staging for HPV-positive squamous carcinoma of the oropharynx.
  • Haughey BH, Sinha P, Kallogjeri D, Goldberg RL, Lewis JS Jr, Piccirillo JF, Jackson RS, Moore EJ, Brandwein-Gensler M, Magnuson SJ, Carroll WR, Jones TM, Wilkie MD, Lau A, Upile NS, Sheard J, Lancaster J, Tandon S, Robinson M, Husband D, Ganly I, Shah JP, Brizel DM, O'Sullivan B, Ridge JA, Lydiatt WM.
  • Oral Oncol. 2016 Nov;62:11-19. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.09.004.
  • The Role of Postoperative Chemoradiation for Oropharynx Carcinoma: A Critical Appraisal of the Published Literature and NCCN Guidelines.
  • High metastatic node number, not extracapsular spread or N-classification is a node- related prognosticator in surgically-treated p16+ oropharynx carcinoma.
  • Masters Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Eliminating radiotherapy to the contralateral retropharyngeal and high level II lymph nodes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is safe and improves quality of life.
  • Transoral Resection of Pharynx Cancer: Summary of a National Cancer Institute Head and Neck Steering Committee
  • Clinical Trials Planning Meeting.



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Celebration, FL 34747

(407) 303-4120