Head and Neck Cancer Specialists | Tampa General Hospital

Head and Neck Cancer Center: Our Physicians

Tapan Padhya, MD

Medical Director, Ear Nose and Throat, Tampa General Hospital

Professor and Chairman
Chief, Division of Head and Neck Oncology
Co-Director, USF ENT Sleep and Snoring Center
Dept. of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Dr. Tapan Padhya operates as Tampa General Hospital’s Medical Director for Ear, Nose, and Throat, a professor and Chairman for the Division of Head and Neck Oncology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Padhya is the founder and co-director at the USF ENT Sleep and Snoring Center. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and specializes in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. Dr. Padhya serves the community through his dedication to his patients and drive for research and educating others.


Sujal Shah, MD

Sujal Shah, MD
Medical Oncologist

Sujal Shah, MD is a former assistant professor of medicine at the University of Texas at Austin and an associate instructor of clinical medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Shah completed his internal medicine residency and his hematology and oncology fellowship at Tulane University Hospital and Clinics in New Orleans.

Dr. Shah is currently seeing patients with different types of cancers, with a focus on lung cancer and head and neck cancers. Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.