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Kyle M. Hatten, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor


16 S. Eutaw Street University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

University of Virginia, B.A., Economics 2006

University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2010

University of Pennsylvania, Residency: Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 2015

University of Pennsylvania, Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology, Microvascular Reconstruction, and Robotic Surgery, 2016


Dr. Kyle Hatten is the Director of Robotic Surgery in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. He is a board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Hatten went onto complete his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hatten continued his surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania by completing a fellowship in head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction, and robotic surgery.

Dr. Hatten’s practice focuses on the care of patients with malignant and benign tumors of the head and neck including cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx; tumors of the paranasal sinuses; tumors of the salivary glands; and cutaneous malignancies including melanoma of the head and neck. Dr. Hatten is trained to perform open and endoscopic approaches for treatment of tumors of the skull base as well as complex reconstruction of head and neck defects using microvascular free flap techniques.

Research/Clinical Keywords

TORS, Robotic, Head & Neck Surgery, Microvascular Reconstruction, Carcinoma of Unknown Primary

Highlighted Publications

Hatten, K., O’Malley BW Jr., Bur AM, Patel M., Rassekh, C., Newman, J., Cannady, S., Chalian, A., Hodnett, B., Lin, A., Lukens, J., Cohen, R., Bauml, J., Montone, K., Livolsi, V., Weinstein, G. Transoral Robotic Surgery-Assited Endoscopy with Primary Site Detection and Treatment in Occult Mucosal Primaries. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016, Dec. PubMed PMID:27930761

Cannady, S., Hatten, K., Bur, A., Brant, J., Fischer, J., Newman, J., Chalian A. Use of free tissue transfer in head and neck cancer surgery and risk of overall and serious complication(s): An American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Project analysis of free tissue transfer to the head and neck. Head & Neck. 2016, Dec. PubMed PMID:28000297

Cannady, S., Hatten, K., Wax, M. Postoperative Controversies in the Management of Free Flap Surgery in the Head and Neck. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2016, Aug; 24(3):309-314. PubMed PMID: 27400844

Hatten, K., Palmer, J., Lee R., Adappa, N., Kennedy D., Cohen, N. Corticosteroid Use Does Not Alter Nasal Mucus Glucose in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 152(6): 1140-4. 2015. PubMed PMID: 25820586

Ghosh, A., Hatten, K., Learned, K., Rizzi, M., Lee, J., Storm, J., Palmer, J., Adappa, N. Pediatric Nasoseptal Flap Reconstruction for Suprasellar Approaches. Laryngoscope. 2015 Nov; 125(11): 2451-6 PubMed PMID: 26016422