Lump Clinic

UAB Medicine’s ENT Lump Clinic features fellowship-trained head and neck oncologists who provide same-day testing for eligible patients with undiagnosed neck and face masses. These tests include fine-needle aspiration and core biopsy. Depending on the diagnosis, patients will be treated by our clinic or referred to the appropriate provider within the UAB Medicine system.
The clinic is operated by UAB Medicine Otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat, or ENT) and provides care for conditions such as:
  • Neck/face masses
  • Lymph node problems
  • Thyroid masses/nodules
  • Parotid or submandibular gland masses


UAB Medicine Otolaryngology provides complete management of conditions involving the ears, nose, sinuses, mouth, throat, and neck. Our staff includes some of the nation’s most skilled physicians and surgeons – many who are fellowship-trained – and our ENT program is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best of its kind in the country. The program offers a wide range of care options for conditions such as:

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Neck and face masses
  • Allergies
  • Ear disorders (including hearing and balance problems)
  • Voice, swallowing, and airway disorders
  • Thyroid and parathyroid issues
  • Sleep disorders, such as disruptive snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Sinus problems





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