Dr. Larissa Sweeny received her medical education at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and her otolaryngology residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL. In addition, she completed an NIH research fellowship in head and neck oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She recently completed a fellowship in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Sweeny has authored publications on basic science and translational projects related to head and neck oncology and imaging as well as a variety of clinical projects including complications and surgical management following laryngectomy, salvage surgery for oropharyngeal malignancies, metastatic cutaneous malignancies to the parotid, and microvascular reconstruction.
Dr. Sweeny is available to see patients with head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid disease, and salivary gland pathology. She has a special interest in transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and microvascular reconstruction. She is also a member of the head & neck and skin & soft tissue multidisciplinary care teams (MDC) at Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center in Baton Rouge.
Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL (Otolaryngology)
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction)
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC
American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery