Trident Medical Center Adds Head and Neck Cancer Specialists

Terry Day, MD, Head and Neck Specialists - Charleston

Terry Day, MD, Head and Neck Specialists - Charleston

Trident Medical Center has taken another step in expanding oncology services with the addition of head and neck cancer specialists to its medical staff. Christina Oh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Health, says, “Cancer patients throughout South Carolina and beyond now have access at our hospital to an experienced team who collectively has cared for thousands of patients. The addition of the physicians and their team at Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston continues our commitment to providing specialized care for patients needing complex medical services.”

Head and neck surgeon Terry Day, MD with Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston says, “Our head and neck team specializes in advanced and complex head and neck cancers, cancers that were treated but didn’t go away or cancers that spread to other parts of the body.”  He added, “Our desire is to continue providing the best multidisciplinary care to our patients, personalized head and neck oncology training to future physicians, and to expand our research in cutting-edge cancer treatments.”

The physicians of Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston are:
Dr. Betsy Davis, Dental Oncology
Dr. Terry Day, Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Joshua Hornig, Endocrine and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Peter Horwich, Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Eric Lentsch, Head and Neck Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. David Neskey, Head and Neck Translational Research
Dr. Matthew Ochsner, Head and Neck Surgery, Savannah, GA office only
Dr. Anand Sharma, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology

Oh says it was important to build on the hospital’s strong foundation of oncology services highlighted by its lung cancer, breast cancer and radiation oncology programs. “Our head and neck cancer specialists join a robust medical staff that is already providing leading-edge care to cancer patients, heart patients, trauma patients and other members of our community.”

Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, Dr. Day said, “We are proud of the thousands of lives we’ve improved and saved and will continue to collaborate with trusted physicians and dental colleagues from around the country.  The relationships we have built with our patients and referring physicians are the reason we are so passionate about what we do.”

To learn more about Head & Neck Specialists – Charleston, 9228 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406 call (843) 574-5693 or go to

About Trident Health
For 46 years Trident Health has provided acute care services to families in South Carolina’s Lowcountry including Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. Trident Health includes two acute care hospitals – 321-bed Trident Medical Center and 124-bed Summerville Medical Center; three freestanding ERs – Brighton Park Emergency, Centre Pointe Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center – and two urgent care centers – CareNow Urgent Care Goose Creek and CareNow Urgent Care North Charleston.

Trident Health is one of the region’s largest employers with more than 2,500 staff and a medical staff of more than 600 physicians. In 2020 Trident Medical Center was recognized by Healthgrades as among American’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery. Additionally, The Joint Commission has recognized Trident Medical Center as a national Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center and Summerville Medical Center as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Trident Medical Center is also a Trauma Center. In 2020, Trident Health provided $45.6 million in charity care and paid more than $35.4 million in local, state and federal taxes.

To learn more about how Trident Health is expanding services to meet the growing healthcare needs of South Carolina Lowcountry families go to

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