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Trevor Hackman, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, and head and neck surgical oncologist.

Professor, Otolaryngology
Division Chief of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Department of Otolaryngology
Director, Transoral Surgery Program
Vice Chair of Inpatient Operations and Quality
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research
Head & Neck Oncology Program

Area of Interest

Dr Hackman’s clinical interests focus on:

  1. The role of neoadjuvant risk adaptive therapy for head and neck cancer, and the role of transoral surgery (robotic and laser) to minimize functional impairment and maximize oncologic outcomes
  2. Salivary Gland diseases
  3. Simulation training for robotic surgery

He has addition research interests in the role of the microbiomes and tumor micro-environment on the formation of oral cancers and patient responses to therapy and outcomes, as well as the role of radiomics and genomics for therapy/treatment selection and prognostic implications.

Dr. Hackman has a passion for quality improvement, sitting on multiple hospital committees focusing perioperative patient risk reduction and steering a committee on physician excellence.

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