Prof. Hisham Mehanna specialized in ENT

Prof. Hisham Mehanna

Chair of Ear, Nose and Throat and Head and Neck Surgery, and Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE), Birmingham.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality ENT
Subspeciality Head and Neck Surgery
Experience 1990 years
Languages English and Arabic

Professor Hisham Mehanna is a world-renowned ear, nose, throat and head and neck surgeon, with an international reputation in the management and research of head and neck and thyroid cancer

Areas of expertise: Thyroid and parathyroid disorders & surgery, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Voice and swallowing disorders, Salivary and Parotid surgery, Oropharyngeal cancer, and Nasal allergies, sinusitis and polyps

About

Prof Mehanna is the Chair of Head and Neck Surgery, and the Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE) at the University of Birmingham, UK. Prof Mehanna specialises in thyroid, parathyroid and head and neck surgery, with an interest in complex and recurrent cases. He also treats voice and swallowing problems, tonsillitis, and nasal allergy, polyps and sinusitis. Professor Mehanna has a keen interest in clinical research, especially in clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of new interventions, therapeutic agents and bio-markers in head and neck and thyroid cancer. He runs a research team of over 15 members and holds over £15 million in grants from the National Institute for Health Research, Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Research and industry. Professor Mehanna has recently been appointed as an NIHR Senior Investigator. Professor Mehanna is the current President of the Head and Neck International group. He is also the past president of the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists and is the past Chair of the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute Head and Neck Group.


Experiences and Positions

2019 - Today

President
Head and Neck Cancer International Group

2018 - Today

Chair of the Academic and Scientific Committee
British Academic Conference on Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

2017 - Today

Adjunct Professor in Head and Neck and Thyroid Surgery
University of Southern Denmark

2017 - 2019

President
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

2016 - 2019

Founding Secretary
Head and Neck Cancer International Research Group

2011 - 2017

Chair
National Cancer Research Institute Head and Neck Group


Degrees and Certifications

PhD
Erasmus University, The Netherlands
2010

F.R.C.S. (ORL-HNS) Ad hom
Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK
2006

Fellowship in advanced head and neck and thyroid surgery and in micro vascular surgery
Auckland Head and Neck Unit, New Zealand
2004

Fellowship Royal College of surgeons (FRCS) (ORL-HNS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
2002

Fellowship RoyalCollege ofsurgeons (FRCS) Glasgow
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
1998

MBChB (Hons)
University of Glasgow
1994


Memberships

Member of:

  • The British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • National Cancer Research Institute's Head and Neck Group
  • The Council of the Royal Society of Medicine Laryngology Section
  • The Council of the International Association of Oral Oncology
  • German Society of ORL-HNS
  • The Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology of India

Markers of esteem

  • Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana (2019)
  • Presidential Plenary Presentation at European Society of Medical Oncology,Munich (2018)
  • RM Tiwari Oration lecture at Indian Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology Annual Meeting, Kolkata (2018)
  • Honorary Fellow, Indian Head and Neck Foundation (2018)
  • Honorary Fellow, German society of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery (2017)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Presidential Plenary Session Lecture (2015)

Links

  • https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=oaY0VSIAAAAJ&hl=en
  • https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1514493
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673618327521
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31182433/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20876637/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19286747/
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959804912009197

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