Dr. Mark Zafereo


Dr. Mark Zafereo is a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he is Section Chief of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery and Associate Medical Director of the Head & Neck Center. Dr. Zafereo serves on the Board of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), and the Board of the International Thyroid Oncology Group (ITOG). He holds national committee appointments for AAO-HNS, ITOG, American Head and Neck Society, American Thyroid Association, and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Zafereo leads several national multicenter clinical trials on neoadjuvant therapy followed by surgery for anaplastic and medullary thyroid cancers. He has published significantly on Thyroid and other Head & Neck cancers, speaking nationally and internationally. His clinical practice focuses on patients afflicted with thyroid cancer and parathyroid neoplasms.

Link to ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7918-9739

Link to MDACC: https://faculty.mdanderson.org/profiles/mark_zafereo.html