About Dr. Hanna
Ehab Hanna, M.D., FACS, is an internationally recognized head and neck surgeon and expert in the treatment of patients with skull base tumors and head and neck cancer. He is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. After earning his medical degree, he completed a surgery internship at Vanderbilt University, and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He received advanced fellowship training in skull base surgery and head and neck surgical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He joined the MD Anderson faculty in 2004 with a joint appointment at Baylor College of Medicine. He is the medical director of the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Center and co-director of the Skull Base Tumor program at MD Anderson. Dr. Hanna was recently elected President of the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) which was founded in 1989, and is a professional medical society that facilitates communication worldwide between individuals pursuing clinical and research excellence in skull base surgery. Dr. Hanna is leading the development of minimally invasive and robotic applications in skull base surgery. He has consistently been named one of America's Top Doctors by the Castle Connolly Guide. In addition to patient care, Dr. Hanna is actively engaged in clinical and translational research with emphasis on skull base tumors. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Head & Neck, which is the official journal of the International Federation of Head and Neck Societies. He also co-edited a text book on "Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors".
Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Novel diagnostic or therapeutic strategies for tumors of the cranial base Genomic and molecular characterization of skull base tumors Robotic surgery of the skull base
|1987||Ain Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, EGY, MS, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery|
|1982||Ain Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, EGY, MD, Medicine|
|1977||Ain Shams University School of Science, Cairo, EGY, BS, Biology|
|1993-1994||Fellowship, Advanced Cranial Base and Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA|
|1990-1993||Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH|
|1989-1990||Internship, General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN|
|1988-1989||Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH|
|1985-1988||Residency, Surgery (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck), Ain Shams University, Cairo|
|1983-1984||Clinical Internship, Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo|
|1994||American Board of Otolaryngology|
Medical Director of the Head and Neck Center, Department of Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2004 - Present
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2004 - Present
Director, Visiting Fellowship Program for Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2006 - Present
Charles and Daneen Stiefel Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Head and Neck Surgery - Research, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2012 - Present
|2016||American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) Distinguished Service Award, American Head and Neck Society|
|2010||Marquis Who's Who, Marquis Who's Who LLC|
|2001||Americas Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical LTD|
|2000||Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery|
|1998||Public Service Award, American Society for Head and Neck Surgery|
- Hanna E, DeMonte F, Ibrahim S, Roberts D, Levine N, Kupferman M. Endoscopic resection of sinonasal cancers with and without craniotomy: oncologic results. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135(12):1219-24, 2009. PMID: 20026819.
- Hanna EY, Holsinger C, DeMonte F, Kupferman M. Robotic endoscopic surgery of the skull base: A novel surgical approach. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 133:1209-14, 2007. PMID: 18086961.
- Lupinetti A, Roberts D, Williams M, Kupferman M, Rosenthal D, DeMonte F, El-Naggar AK, Weber RS, Hanna EY. Sinonasal adenoid cystic carcinoma: MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Cancer 110:2726-31, 2007. PMID: 17960615.
- DeMonte F, Hanna EY. Transmaxillary exploration of the intracranial portion of the maxillary nerve for malignant perineural disease. Journal of Neurosurgery 107:672-7, 2007. PMID: 17886571.
Books (edited and written)
- Hanna E, DeMonte F. Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors. Informa: New York, 2009.
- Myers, E, Suen JY, Myers J, Hanna E. Cancer of the Head and Neck. 4th. W.B. Saunders: New York, NY, 2003.
|Title:||Head and Neck Program Integrated Information System Development|
|Funding Source:||The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Title:||Phase II Trial of Induction Therapy with Docetaxel, Cisplatin and Fluorouracil in Previously Untreated Patients with Advanced (Stage IV) Squamous Cell or Undifferentiated Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinuses|
|Title:||A Randomized Phase II Study of Adjuvant Concurrent Radiation and Chemotherapy Versus Radiation Alone in Resected High-Risk Malignant Salivary Gland Tumors|
|Funding Source:||Radiation Therapy Oncology Group|
|Title:||Charles and Daneen Stiefel Chair in Cancer Research|
|Funding Source:||Charles & Daneen Stiefel|