Hisham Mehanna

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Hisham Mehanna is the Chair of Head and Neck Surgery and is the Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education (InHANSE) at the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences. He is a head and neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in microvascular reconstructive surgery and endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He has a keen interest in clinical research, especially in clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of new interventions, therapeutic agents and biomarkers in head and neck and thyroid cancer.

Professor Mehanna is also the Chair of the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute Head and Neck Group.He is also the Chair of the Research Committee of the British Association of Head Neck Oncologists. He serves on the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine, Laryngology Section, the Council of the International Association of Oral Oncology and was also past Secretary of the Otorhinolaryngological Research Society. He is happy to supervise doctoral research related to his research interests.