Trevor G. Hackman, MD, FACS

Associate Professor Director of Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship

Trevor G. Hackman, MD, FACS

NC


 

Associate Professor
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship

 

Specialty:

Head and neck surgical oncology including:

  • Transoral laser microsurgery (TLM)
  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Open and endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery (local, regional and free tissue transfer)
  • Sialendscopy and parotid surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Ultrasonography

 

Contact Information

    • Appointment Scheduler: Michelle Solano (984) 974-3654 

    • Surgery Scheduler: Patricia Longest (919) 966-7491
    • Nurse: Traci McKinney (984) 974-3514
    • Administrative Coordinator: Ashton Oliver (919) 966-8927

 

Education:

    • MD: University of Pittsburgh, 2003
    • Internship, General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 2003-2004
    • Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-2008
    • Fellowship: Head and Neck/Microvascular, Washington University - St. Louis, 2008-2009

 

Professional Experience:

    • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, 2015-present
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, 2009-2015

 

 Open Studies:

09-2146 Treatment Outcomes of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Approved 6/11/2017

11-0289 LCCC 1037: Accuracy of Ultrasound Guided FNA in Detecting Persistent Dis-ease in Lymph Nodes of Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma after Defini-tive Chemoradiotherapy Completed 3/18/2013

11-0381 RTOG 1008: A Randomized Phase II/Phase III Study of Adjuvant Concurrent Ra-diation and Chemotherapy Versus Radiation Alone in Resected High-Risk Malignant Salivary Gland Tumors Approved 10/23/2017

11-1688 The Effects of Nutrition on Postoperative Morbidity in Head and Neck Cancer Pa-tients Exempt

12-0646 RTOG 0920: A Phase III Study of Postoperative Radiation Therapy (IMRT) +/- Cetuximab for Locally-Advanced Resected Head and Neck Cancer Approved 10/21/2017

12-0851 LCCC 1125: Multimodality Risk Adapted Therapy including Car-boplatin/Paclitaxel/Lapatinib as Induction for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Amenable to Transoral Surgical Approaches Approved 3/13/2017

12-1087 Usage of Different Flaps for the Reconstruction of Head and Neck
Approved 9/20/2017

13-3660 The Incidence of osteoradionecrosis in head and neck cancer patients treated with IMRT Exempt

14-1795 LCCC 1413: De-intensification of Radiation and Chemotherapy for Favorable-Risk HPV-related Oropharyngeal SCCA Approved 

14-1926 Reliability and Accuracy of Ultrasonography for Detecting Vocal Cord Motion Approved 1/12/2017

14-2037 Use of BRAF immunohistochemistry on cytologic samples of papillary thyroid carcinoma Exempt

14-2968 Reconstruction of bony defects of the head and neck. Exempt

15-1402 Treatment outcomes for patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Expired 9/7/2016

15-3117 Cost Effectiveness of Virtual Surgical Planning Versus Usual Care in Mandibular and Maxillary Reconstruction Approved 2/16/2017

16-0118 Cost comparison study of treatment of laryngeal cancer Approved 1/24/2017

16-0997 Sialendoscopy Outcomes at UNC Approved 4/17/2017

16-3263 Disparity in preoperative and intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone levels
Exempt 

 

Recent Publications:

Books and Chapters

Hackman T and Toh E. Petrosal Approaches. Operative Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Sur-gery, 2nd Edition. Saunders, 2007, Chapter 102: 1023-1044. 

Hackman T and Howard B.  Cervicofacial Transposition Flaps. Operative Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, 2016; Section 21: Reconstructive Surgery. Chapter 176:

Hackman T and Howard B.  Latissimus or Trapezius Flaps. Operative Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, 2016; Section 21: Reconstructive Surgery. Chapter 176A:

Hackman T. Penetrating Trauma to the Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus. Operative Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, 2016; Section 7: Reconstructive Surgery. Chapter 53:

Hackman T. Office Based Procedures. Operative Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, 2016; Section 14: Reconstructive Surgery. Chapter 11:

Hackman T. Salivary Duct Trauma.  Gland-Preserving Salivary Surgery - A Problem-Based Approach.  Springer, 2016, Chapter 9:

Hackman T.  Klatt-Cromwell, C.  Laryngocele.  Decision Making in Otolaryngology. JP Brothers Medical Publishers, 2016,

 

 Refereed Articles

Hackman T. Endoscopic Adipofascial Radial Forearm Flap Reconstruction of a Clival Defect. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open. 4(11):e1109, November 2016.  

Al-Bustani S, Austin GK, Ambrose EC, Miller J, Hackman TG, Halvorson EG. Miniplates Versus Reconstruction Bars for Oncologic Free Fibula Flap Mandible Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Sep; 77(3):314-7.

Wang K, Amdur RJ, Mendenhall WM, Green R, Aumer S, Hackman TG, Zanation AM, Zevallos JP, Patel SN, Weissler MC, Chera BS.  Impact of post-chemoradiotherapy superselective/selective neck dissection on patient reported quality of life. Oral Oncol. 2016 Jul; 58:21-6.

Zdanski CJ, Austin GK, Walsh JM, Drake AF, Rose AS, Hackman TG, Zanation AM.  Transoral robotic surgery for upper airway pathology in the pediatric population. Laryngoscope. 2016 Jun 19.

Fleischman GM, Thorp BD, Difurio M, Hackman TG. Accuracy of Ultrasonography-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration in Detecting Persistent Nodal Disease After Chemoradiotherapy. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Apr 1; 142(4):377-82. PMID: 26967355

Chera BS, Amdur RJ, Tepper J, Qaqish B, Green R, Aumer SL, Hayes N, Weiss J, Grilley-Olson J, Zanation A, Hackman T, Funkhouser W, Sheets N, Weissler M, Mendenhall W.  Phase 2 Trial of De-intensified Chemoradiation Therapy for Favorable-Risk Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Dec 1; 93(5):976-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.08.033. Epub 2015 Aug 22. PMID: 26581135

Mullins B, Hackman T. Angiosarcoma of the Head and Neck.  Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2015 Jul; 19(3): 191-5. PMID: 26157490

Wobker SE, Kim LT, Hackman TG, Dodd LG.  Use of BRAF v600e Immunocytochemistry on FNA Direct Smears of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, Cancer Cytopathol 2015 June 16.  PMID:  26080065

Mullins BT, Hackman T. Adult Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of the Head and Neck:  A Report of Two Cases and Literature Review.  Case Rep Oncol Med. 2014; 2014:597291. doi: 10.1155/2014/597291. Epub 2014 Dec. 23. PMID: 25597475.

Mullins BT, Hackman T.  Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors of the Head and Neck:  A Case Series and Literature Review.  Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2014; 2014:368920. doi: 10.1155/2014/368920. Epub 2014 Dec. 4. PMID: 25548703.

Parfenov M, Pedamallu CS, Gehlenborg N, Freeman SS, Danilova L, Bristow CA, Lee S, Hadjipanayis AG, Ivanova EV, Wilkerson MD, Protopopov A, Yang L, Seth S, Song X, Tang J, Ren X, Zhang J, Pantazi A, Santoso N, Xu AW, Mahadeshwar H, Wheeler DA, Haddad RI, Jung J, Ojesina AI, Issaeva N, Yarborough WG, Hayes DN, Grandis JR, EI-Naggar AK, Meyerson M, Park PJ, Chin L, Seidman JG, Hammerman PS, Kucherlapati R; (Hackman, T) Cancer Genome Atlas Network. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 28; 111 (43):15544-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416074111. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PMID: 25313082.

Fried D, Mullins B, Weissler M, Shores C, Zanation A, Hackman T, Shockley W, Hayes N, Chera BS.  Prognostic Significance of Bone Invasion for Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma Considered T1/T2 by American Joint Committee on Cancer Size Criteria.  Head Neck. 2014 June; 36(6):776-81. doi: 10.1002/hed.23367. Epub 2013 Jul 30.  PMID:  23616341.

Patel MR, Taylor RJ, Hackman TG, Germanwala AV, Sasaki-Adams D, Ewend MG, Zanation AM.  Beyond the Nasoseptal Flap:  Outcomes and Pearls with Secondary Flaps in Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Reconstruction.  Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr; 124(4):846-52. doi: 10.1002/lary.24319. Epub 2014 Jan 15.  PMID: 23877996.

Alford RE, Fried DV, Huang BY, Weissler M, Shores C, Shockley W, Hackman T, Zanation A, Hayes N, Weiss J, Grilley-Olson J, Jewells V, Birchard K, Chera BS.  Clinical Significance of Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules in Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Head Neck. 2014 Mar; 36(3):334-9. doi: 10.1002/hed.23294. Epub 2013 June 1.  PMID:  23729324.

Sinha P, Hackman T, Nussenbaum B, Wu N, Lewis JS Jr, Haughey BH.  Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma:  Oncologic Outcomes and Prognostic Factors.  Head Neck. 2014 Mar; 36(3):340-51. doi:  10.1002/hed.23293. Epub 2013 Jun 1.  PMID:  23729304. 

Yirmibesoglu E, Fried D, Shores C, Rosenman J, Weissler M, Hackman T, Chera BS. Incidence of Subclinical Nodal Disease at the Time of Salvage Surgery for Locally Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer Initially Treated with Definitive Radiation Therapy. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Oct; 36(5):475-80. doi: 10.1097/COC.0b013e3182568f9a.  PMID: 22781386.

Fried D, Lehman-Davis M, Willson A, Kostich M, Hackman T, Lian J, Burkhardt K, Chera B.  Dosimetric Feasibility of Sparing the Primary Site for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After Transoral Laser Microsurgery in Patients with Unilateral Positive Neck Nodes.  Pract Radiat Oncol. 2013 Oct-Dec; 3(4):282-6. doi:  10.1015/j.prro.2012.10.001. Epub 2012 Nov 2.  PMID: 24674399.

Fried DV, Zanation AM, Huang B, Hayes N, Weissler M, Hackman T, Shores C, Rosenman J, Morris DE, Funkhouser W, Varia M, Chera BS. Patterns of Local Failure for Sinonasal Malignancies. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jul-Sep; 3(3):e113-20. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2012.07.001. Epub 2012 Aug 9.  PMID: 24674372. 

Walter V, Yin X, Wilkerson MD, Cabanski CR, Zhao N, Du Y, Ang MK, Hayward MC, Salazar AH, Hoadley KA, Fritchie K, Sailey CJ, Weissler MC, Shockley WW, Zanation AM, Hackman T, Thorne LB, Funkhouser WD, Muldrew KL, Olshan AF, Randell SH, Wright FA, Shores CG, Hayes DN.  Correction: Molecular Subtypes in Head and Neck Cancer Exhibit Distinct Patterns of Chromosomal Gain and Loss of Canonical Cancer Genes.  PLoS One. 2013 Jul 16; 8(7).

Alford RE, Fried DV, Huang BY, Weissler M, Shores C, Shockley W, Hackman T, Zanation A, Hayes N, Weiss J, Grilley-Olson J, Jewells V, Birchard K, Chera BS.  Clinical Significance of Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules in Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Head Neck. 2013 Jun 1. 

Sinha P,  Hackman T, Nussenbaum B, Wu N, Lewis JS, Haughey BH. Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Oncologic Outcomes and Prognostic Factors. Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Jun 1.

Fried D, Weissler M, Shores C, Couch M, Hayes N, Hackman T, Zanation A, Qaqish B, Chera BS.  Incidence of Nodal Disease After Nonsurgical Therapy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients with Bilateral Neck Disease: Can a Bilateral Neck Dissection be Avoided?  Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr; 36(2):188-91. doi: 10.1097/COC.0b013e3182436eda.  PMID: 22391429. 

Walter V, Yin X, Wilkerson MD, Cabanski CR, Zhao N, Du Y, Ang MK, Hayward MC, Salazar AH, Hoadley KA, Fritchie K, Sailey CJ, Weissler MC, Shockley WW, Zanation AM, Hackman T, Thorne LB, Funkhouser WD, Muldrew KL, Olshan AF, Randell SH, Wright FA, Shores CG, Hayes DN.  Molecular Subtypes in Head and Neck Cancer Exhibit Distinct Patterns of Chromosomal Gain and Loss of Canonical Cancer Genes. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56823. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056823. Epub 2013 Feb 22. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2014;9(1). doi:10.1371/annotation/e9ad5950-a048-4a44-8e26-d8b07a9d4bb8. PLoS One. 2013. doi: 10.1371/annotation/b42f61c5-cbe-49ca-8cd6-6e1f7903ad08. Sailey, Charles G [corrected to Sailey, Charles J]. PMID: 23451093