Mark W. El-Deiry, MD, FACS

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Surgery Center
Emory Healthcare
Head and Neck Surgeon
Head and Neck Cancer
Pediatric Head and Neck Cancer


Mark W. El-Deiry, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Emory University School of Medicine, and serves as the Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery, and the Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Surgery Center. Dr. El-Deiry also serves as the fellowship director for the Emory Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction Fellowship Program.

Dr. El-Deiry is a national innovator in care delivery models for head and neck cancer with appointments at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Egleston Children's Hospital. He is one of the most experienced head and neck reconstruction surgeons in the country having performed high volumes of these complex operations for nearly 15 years.   


Dr. El-Deiry's research interests include quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors and quality outcomes involved with treating patients with advanced stage head and neck cancer.


Dr. El-Deiry is widely published and has served on multiple national committees on head and neck cancer and reconstruction.

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