Greg K. Hartig, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Hartig is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His practice combines traditional head and neck surgery with facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has extensive experience managing head and neck cancer, including tumors of the skull base and thyroid.
He also performs microvascular free tissue transfer reconstruction, image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery and transoral robotic surgery for removal of tumors. Dr. Hartig directs the head and neck oncology program at UW Hospital and Clinics, and is Chief of Otolaryngology Service at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.
UW Health Clinics
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Professional Certifications and Education
Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1993-1994
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1988
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
- Airway dilation
- Airway Reconstruction
- Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
- Esophageal Dilation
- Facial nerve grafting
- Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
- Free flap
- Free Tissue Transfer
- Functional neck dissection
- Gentamicin titration
- Laryngeal papilloma laser treatment
- Laryngeal Surgery
- Leukoplakia laser treatment
- Mastoid obliteration
- Maxilofacial trauma repair
- Parotid Surgery
- Posterior semicircular canal occlusion
- Reinke's Edema Laser Treatment
- Skin Cancer Reconstruction
- Skull Base Surgery
- Superior semicircular canal dehiscence
- Transnasal laryngotracheoscopy
- Transoral Robotic Surgery
- Vocal cord injection
- Zenker's diverticulectomy
Dr. Hartig has research interests in the cytogenetics of head and neck carcinoma, free flap physiology and airway reconstruction.
Cannon DM Geye HM Hartig GK Traynor AM Hoang T McCulloch TM Wiederholt PA Chappell RJ Harari PM .
Increased local failure risk with prolonged radiation treatment time in head and neck cancer treated with concurrent chemotherapy. Head Neck. 2014 Aug;36(8):1120-5
[PubMed ID: 23804248]
Britt CJ Lippert D Kammer R Ford CN Dailey SH McCulloch T Hartig G .
Secondary tracheoesophageal puncture in-office using Seldinger technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 May;150(5):808-12
[PubMed ID: 24493788]
Stein AP Saha S Liu CZ Hartig GK Lambert PF Kimple RJ .
Influence of handling conditions on the establishment and propagation of head and neck cancer patient derived xenografts. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e100995
[PubMed ID: 24967635]
Kimple RJ Harari PM Torres AD Yang RZ Soriano BJ Yu M Armstrong EA Blitzer GC Smith MA Lorenz LD Lee D Yang DT McCulloch TM Hartig GK Lambert PF .
Development and characterization of HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tumorgrafts. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Feb 15;19(4):855-64
[PubMed ID: 23251001]
Fashoyin A Hartig G Schelman WR Ritter M Agni R Gopal DV Pfau PR Weiss JM .
Aggressive adenocarcinoma of the cervical esophagus: importance of a multidisciplinary approach. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2012;2012:826246
[PubMed ID: 23304576]
Shepard PM Phillips JM Tefera G Hartig GK .
Tracheoinnominate fistula: successful management with endovascular stenting. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011 Jul;90(7):310-2
[PubMed ID: 21792799]
Hartig G .
Avoidance of lip split: a response. Microsurgery. 2011 Jul;31(5):353-4
[PubMed ID: 21713974]
Harari PM Hartig GK .
Robotics in head and neck cancer: future opportunities. Oncology (Williston Park). 2010 Oct;24(11):1015, 1020, 1022
[PubMed ID: 21155451]
Hinsley ML Hartig GK .
Anatomic relationship between the spinal accessory nerve and internal jugular vein in the upper neck. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Aug;143(2):239-41
[PubMed ID: 20647127]
Traynor AM Richards GM Hartig GK Khuntia D Cleary JF Wiederholt PA Bentzen SM Harari PM .
Comprehensive IMRT plus weekly cisplatin for advanced head and neck cancer: the University of Wisconsin experience. Head Neck. 2010 May;32(5):599-606
[PubMed ID: 19757422]
Shepard PM Olson J Harari PM Leverson G Hartig GK .
Therapeutic selective neck dissection outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 May;142(5):741-6
[PubMed ID: 20416466]
Russell JA Connor NP Hartig GK .
Iontophoretic delivery of nitric oxide donor improves local skin flap viability. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2010;47(1):61-6
[PubMed ID: 20437327]
Been MJ Hinsely ML Hartig GK .
Fibrovascular polyp of the cervical esophagus. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009 Mar-Apr;30(2):134-6
[PubMed ID: 19239955]
Armstrong CB Hartig GK .
Radiology quiz case 1. Primary intraosseous odontogenic carcinoma (PIOC). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb;135(2):210, 212-3
[PubMed ID: 19221252]
Yavel R Hinshaw M Rao V Hartig GK Harari PM Stewart D Snow SN .
Hidradenomas and a hidradenocarcinoma of the scalp managed using Mohs micrographic surgery and a multidisciplinary approach: case reports and review of the literature. Dermatol Surg. 2009 Feb;35(2):273-81
[PubMed ID: 19215270]
Been MJ Watkins J Manz RM Gentry LR Leverson GE Harari PM Hartig GK .
Tumor volume as a prognostic factor in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with primary radiotherapy. Laryngoscope. 2008 Aug;118(8):1377-82
[PubMed ID: 18418275]
Hodge CW Bentzen SM Wong G Palazzi-Churas KL Wiederholt PA Gondi V Richards GM Hartig GK Harari PM .
Are we influencing outcome in oropharynx cancer with intensity-modulated radiotherapy? An inter-era comparison. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Nov 15;69(4):1032-41
[PubMed ID: 17967300]
Upton DC McNamar JP Connor NP Harari PM Hartig GK .
Parotidectomy: ten-year review of 237 cases at a single institution. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 May;136(5):788-92
[PubMed ID: 17478217]
Sippel RS Ozgül O Hartig GK Mack EA Chen H .
Risks and consequences of incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid resection. ANZ J Surg. 2007 Jan-Feb;77(1-2):33-6
[PubMed ID: 17295817]
Wiederholt PA Connor NP Hartig GK Harari PM .
Bridging gaps in multidisciplinary head and neck cancer care: nursing coordination and case management. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;69(2 Suppl):S88-91
[PubMed ID: 17848305]