Practice Contact Information
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1445
Web Site: http://www.mdanderson.org
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon
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 electedPresident of the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) which wasfounded in 1989, and is a professional medical society that facilitates communication worldwide between individuals pursuing clinical and research excellence in skull base surgery.Dr. Hannaisleading 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’.
El-Sawy T, Frank SJ, Hanna E, Sniegowski M, Lai SY, Nasser QJ, Myers J, Esmaeli B. Multidisciplinary management of lacrimal sac/nasolacrimal duct carcinomas. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 29(6):454-7, Nov-Dec, 11/2013. PMCID: PMC3830646.Gelbard A, Hale KS, Takahashi Y, Davies M, Kupferman ME, El-Naggar AK, Myers JN, Hanna EY. Molecular profiling of sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma. Head Neck 36(1):15-21, 1/2014. e-Pub 4/2013. PMCID: PMC3874284.Walters RS, Albright HW, Weber RS, Feeley TW, Hanna EY, Cantor SB, Lewis CM, Burke TW. Developing a system to track meaningful outcome measures in head and neck cancer treatment. Head Neck 36(2):226-30, 2/2014. e-Pub 6/2013.Su SY, Kupferman ME, DeMonte F, Levine NB, Raza SM, Hanna EY. Endoscopic resection of sinonasal cancers. Curr Oncol Rep 16(2):369, 2/2014.Bell D, Hanna EY, Miele L, Roberts D, Weber RS, El-Naggar AK. Expression and significance of notch signaling pathway in salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma. Ann Diagn Pathol 18(1):10-3, 2/2014. e-Pub 10/2013.