Guy J. Petruzzelli, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Petruzzelli is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist- Head and Neck Surgeon and
Physician-in-Chief of the
Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Center and the Vice President
for Oncology Programs at the
Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. Dr.
Petruzzelli completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Skull Base Surgery with a
Certificate from the Council for Advanced Training in Head and Neck Oncology.  Dr. Petruzzelli's
practice specializes in surgery for benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid, salivary glands,
larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), oral cavity (mouth), sinuses and skull base.
Castle Connolly Top Doctor in America for Otolaryngology 2005 to 2011
Castle Connolly Top Doctor in America for Cancer 2005 to 2011
Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Chicago 2001,2004 to 2011
Chicago Magazine Top Doctor in Chicago 1997, 2001, 2004 to 2010
Top Doctors in Chicago, Consumers' Checkbook Organization 2001, 2002, 2004
to 2010
Editorial Board of  Head and Neck,,  American Journal of Otolaryngology, ORL-
Journal of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Related Sciences
American Academy of Otolaryngology Honor Award
American Academy of Otolaryngology Distinguished Service Award
Cancer Treatment Philosophy:
Eliminate the known tumor, deter its recurrence and prevent emergence of
occult cancer cells
Patient Management Philosophy:
Meet the goals of cancer treatment and preserve or RESTORE satisfactory physiologic
function, reasonable appearance, social interaction and to rehabilitate the patient for a
lifestyle compatible with his/her own standards
National reputation for excellence

Dr. Petruzzelli joined the Memorial Health System and the Anderson Cancer Institute after 18
years in practice and has dedicated himself to excellence in clinical care, developing new and
innovative cancer treatments, and the highest quality educational programs for residents,
students and medical professionals. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in
head, neck and skull base surgery and is a frequent invited speaker at medical conferences
around the world. Links to Dr. Petruzzelli's academic achievements are provided below:

Complete academic curriculum vitae

PubMed list of articles

Practical Head and Neck Oncology (textbook)
Dr. Guy J. Petruzzelli, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS