Robotic Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Preserves Speech, Without Scarring (image) Henry Ford Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption TransOral Robotic Surgery, in progress, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The surgery, performed by Tamer A. Ghanem, M.D., Ph.D., offers patients a new option to remove certain head and neck cancer tumors without visible scarring, while preserving speech and the ability to eat. Credit Henry Ford Hospital Usage Restrictions For Use with Stories/Posts about Henry Ford Hospital's use of TORS. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.