Skull Base Conditions

The Comprehensive Skull Base Program’s team of physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center has the expertise to treat the spectrum of skull base conditions.

Some of the more common conditions include:

Our Second Opinions Save Lives

In late 2010 Melinda Sanker began experiencing nasal obstruction and pressure in her face. Eventually she could see something in her nose. Her doctor thought it was a polyp and referred her to an otolaryngologist, who agreed it was a polyp that needed removal.

By this point, she wanted a second opinion. A UT Southwestern otolaryngologist performed a biopsy in his office, and within 30 minutes had a diagnosis: It was cancer.