Dr. Dana Hartl

Villejuif, France

Dr. Dana Hartl, MD PhD, studied at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA and the René Descartes University in Paris, France and is now a full-time head and neck surgeon at Gustave Roussy as chief of the Thyroid Surgery Unit. Her fields of expertise include thyroid and head and neck cancer and laryngology. She has extensive experience in treating thyroid cancer, particularly reoperative surgery and locally invasive cancers. She is the principal investigator in a phase III randomized clinical trial in thyroid surgery, evaluating the role of prophylactic neck dissection. She is co-author of over 130 peer-reviewed publications and 25 book chapters. She is an expert witness in the Paris Appelate Court. She is a member of the International Society of Endocrine Surgeons, the Amercian Head and Neck Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, the American Laryngological Association, and the European Thyroid Association.