Sandeep Samant, MD

Sandeep Samant, MD, MS, FRCS

Otolaryngology (ENT) Chicago, IL

Professor and Chief of Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Office Address

  • 675 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 15-200
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 926-4323
    Fax: (312) 695-4303

Sandeep Samant, MD, MS, FRCS

Otolaryngology (ENT) Chicago, IL

Professor and Chief of Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital


  • My clinical and research interests include multidisciplinary management of oral oropharyngeal laryngeal, nasal and sinus cancer, thyroid and parathyroid tumors and endoscopic skull base surgery. I specializes in minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotic and endoscopic techniques.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Neoplasm Staging; Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Treatment Outcome; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Combined Modality Therapy; Mouth Neoplasms; Transoral robotic surgery; Endoscopic skull base surgery; Skull Base Neoplasms; Skull Base; Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms; Maxillary Neoplasms; Tonsillar Neoplasms; Tongue Neoplasms; Laryngeal Neoplasms; Pharyngeal Neoplasms; Thyroidectomy; Thyroid Neoplasms

Education & Training

  • U Tennessee COM
  • Jackson Memorial Hosp
  • All India Institute of Medical SciencesAll India Institute of Medical Sciences

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2014 - 2017
  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License2013 - 2016
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
    • Memphis Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Predictors of Adverse Events after Parotidectomy: A Review of 2919 Cases  Bobby D Kim; Seokchun Lim; Josh Wood; Sandeep Samant; Jon P Ver Halen; John YS Kim, Annals of Otology Rhinology & Laryngology, 1/1/2015
    • Assessing Safety and Outcomes in Outpatient versus Inpatient Thyroidectomy using the NSQIP: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of 16,370 Patients  Nima Khavanin, ; Alexei Mlodinow, ; Anuja K. Antony, ; John YS Kim, ; Sandeep Samant, Jon P Ver Halen, Ann Surg Oncol, 1/1/2015
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy as an Alternative to Elective Neck Dissection for Staging of Early Oral Carcinoma  Samant, S, Head and Neck Journal, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Chapter: Management of Locally Advanced Inoperable Head and Neck Cancer 
      Samant S. Weir A
      Editors: .Jaypee Brothers
      Edition 2nd,2015
    • Head and Neck Surgery Chapter: Management of Advanced Inoperable Head and Neck Cancer 
      Samant, S
      Editors: .
      Edition Firs,2009
    • Ghai’s Essential Pediatrics Chapter: Problems in Pediatric Otolaryngology 
      Samant S, Rohman R, Thompson J
      Editors: .New Delhi
      Edition 7th,2009


    • Targeted Therapy for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Baptist Cancer Institute - 1/1/2005
    • Management of Paranasal Sinus Malignancies’ 1/1/1999
    • Management of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma and Other Vascular Tumors of the Head and Neck Department of ENT, Haukeland Sykehus - 1/1/1999


    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Qualchoice PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

    Medical Groups

    • Northwestern Medical Faclty Fdn


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