Zafar Sayed, M.D., joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine as a practicing head and neck surgical oncologist in August 2017. Dr. Sayed received his medical degree from Indiana University as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society prior to completing a five-year residency in Otolaryngology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He then went on to pursue one year of advanced head and neck surgical oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Sayed treats a variety of head and neck malignancies affecting the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, salivary glands, thyroid, and skin. He is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana.