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Pavilion West
6569 N. Charles St.
Suite 401
Towson, MD 21204
P:443-849-2087
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8AM - 4:30PM

Sat - Sun
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Exceptional,
compassionate care
for every patient, every time
The Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Center
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MISSION

In everything we do, our specialized team excels in providing compassionate, quality care for patients and caregivers.

VISION

The Milton J. Dance, Jr., Head and Neck Center is the first choice of care for patients with head and neck cancer, voice, swallowing and communication disorders. The Milton J. Dance, Jr., Head and Neck Center is the employer of choice for health professionals.

Our care doesn't end with state-of-the-art surgery and advanced technology

The Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Center provides comprehensive care to patients with disorders of the head and neck and their families. The Center includes head and neck surgery, multidisciplinary head and neck rehabilitation services, a full range of speech-language pathology services and a highly specialized voice center

The Milton J. Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center also provides a wide range of programs and services to improve our patients' quality of life. Patients and family members receive exceptional care through counseling and education, discharge planning, home health care coordination, support groups, professional voice care, head and neck cancer care, interdisciplinary patient care conferences, and more. Every step of the way, our patients experience compassion from people who care in a healing, supportive environment.

Our Services

Our Team

Melissa Bidlack, MS, MM, CCC-SLP
Melissa Bidlack, MS, MM, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Lisa Clossey, MS
Lisa Clossey, MS
Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
Jordan M. Differding, MS, CCC-SLP
Jordan M. Differding, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Dorothy Gold, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C
Dorothy Gold, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C
Oncology Social Work Clinical Specialist
Karen Harrer, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C
Karen Harrer, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C
Oncology Social Work Clinical Specialist
Natasha Hearn, MS, CCC-SLP
Natasha Hearn, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Jason Kortte, M.S., CCC-SLP
Jason Kortte, M.S., CCC-SLP
Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
Barbara P. Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, F-ASHA
Barbara P. Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, F-ASHA
Director, The Milton J. Dance, Jr Head & Neck Center
Keri Ryniak, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSD
Keri Ryniak, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSD
Oncology Dietitian
Marisa Sanders, MFA, MA, CCC-SLP
Marisa Sanders, MFA, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Dan Sherwood, MS/CCC-SP, HSE
Dan Sherwood, MS/CCC-SP, HSE
Speech Pathology Clinical Specialist
Jessica Silinonte, MS, CCC-SLP
Jessica Silinonte, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Karen M. Ulmer, MS, RN, CORLN
Karen M. Ulmer, MS, RN, CORLN
Otolaryngology Nurse Specialist
The Story of Mr. & Mrs. Dance

The Story of Mr. & Mrs. Dance

Jeanne Vance's and Laddie Dance's dream for cancer patients to see their future as an opportunity for hope and peace of mind is realized every day by the patients at the Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head and Neck Rehabilitation Center.

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