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Jason P. Hunt
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Jason P. Hunt, MD, FACS

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

  • Dr. Hunt completed his sub-specialty training Head and Neck Oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Vanderbilt University after otolaryngology training at Louisiana State University -New Orleans. He has been at the University of Utah since 2006 and primarily sees patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute where he serves as the clinical director of head and neck surgical oncology. His specialty includes the surgical management of tumors in the head and neck as well as reconstruction. He takes care of patients with a wide range of tumors of the head and neck including sarcomas, advanced skin cancer, tongue, throat, larynx (voice box), and sinus tumors. He has a specific interest in thyroid and parathyroid disorders.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 326 reviews )

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    August 24, 2023

    Very impressed with him, I didnt feel like just another patient to him. I felt like he actually cared about me and my well being. Im so glad I was able to get in with him!

    August 15, 2023

    Dr. Hunt was very patient and took time going over all possible treatment routes before helping me decide and providing a reference to a different speciality.

    August 06, 2023

    He was attentive, informative, and caring. Personally he was so cordial and professionally he is so able.

  • Dr. Hunt completed his sub-specialty training Head and Neck Oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Vanderbilt University after otolaryngology training at Louisiana State University -New Orleans. He has been at the University of Utah since 2006 and primarily sees patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute where he serves as the clinical director of head and neck surgical oncology. His specialty includes the surgical management of tumors in the head and neck as well as reconstruction. He takes care of patients with a wide range of tumors of the head and neck including sarcomas, advanced skin cancer, tongue, throat, larynx (voice box), and sinus tumors. He has a specific interest in thyroid and parathyroid disorders.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Neurosurgery -Adjunct
    Board Certification
    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Education history

    Fellowship Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction - Vanderbilt University Medical Center Fellow
    Otolaryngology - Louisiana State University Resident
    Internship General Surgery - Louisiana State University Intern
    Medicine - University of Alabama - Birmingham M.D.
    Graduate Training Polymer and Textile Chemistry - Georgia Institute of Technology M.S.
    Polymer and Textile Chemistry - Georgia Institute of Technology B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Haddad RI, Bischoff L, Ball D, Bernet V, Blomain E, Busaidy NL, Campbell M, Dickson P, Duh QY, Ehya H, Goldner WS, Guo T, Haymart M, Holt S, Hunt JP, Iagaru A, Kandeel F, Lamonica DM, Mandel S, Markovina S, McIver B, Raeburn CD, Rezaee R, Ridge JA, Roth MY, Scheri RP, Shah JP, Sipos JA, Sippel R, Sturgeon C, Wang TN, Wirth LJ, Wong RJ, Yeh M, Cassara CJ, Darlow S (2022). Thyroid Carcinoma, Version 2.2022, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 20(8), 925-951.
    2. Himbert C, Hathaway CA, Daniels B, Salas K, Ashworth A, Gigic B, Lin T, Viskochil R, Kirchhoff AC, Grossman D, Ose J, Tward J, Scaife C, Figueiredo JC, Toriola AT, Beck A, Shibata D, Gonzalez BD, Matsen C, Christenson C, Ma DS, Colman H, Hunt JP, Jones KB, Lee CJ, Larson M, Onega T, Akerley WL, Li CI, Schneider M, Penedo FJ, Siegel EM, Tworoger SS, Ulrich CM, Peoples AR (2022). Factors associated with changes in exercise behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cancer Causes Control, 33(7), 939-950.
    3. McCrary HC, Aoki J, Huang Y, Chadwick B, Kerrigan K, Witt B, Hunt JP, Abraham D (2022). Mutation based approaches to the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 96(5), 734-742.
    4. Peoples AR, Oswald LB, Ose J, Daniels B, Himbert C, Hathaway CA, Gigic B, Kirchhoff AC, Lin T, Grossman D, Tward J, Varghese TK Jr, Figueiredo JC, Toriola AT, Beck A, Scaife C, Shibata D, LaStayo P, Gonzalez B, Salas K, Ashworth A, Matsen C, Christenson C, Ma DS, Colman H, Hunt JP, Jones KB, Lee CJ, Larson M, Onega T, Akerley WL, Li CI, Schneider M, Penedo FJ, Siegel EM, Tworoger SS, Ulrich CM (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural and urban cancer patients' experiences, health behaviors, and perceptions. J Rural Health, 38(4), 886-899.
    5. Harim Tavares dos SantosKihoon NamJason P HuntLuke O BuchmannMarcus M MonroeOlga J Baker (2021). SPM Receptor Expression and Localization in Irradiated Salivary Glands.
    6. Dos Santos HT, Nam K, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Monroe MM, Baker OJ (2022). SPM Receptor Expression and Localization in Irradiated Salivary Glands. J Histochem Cytochem, 69(8), 523-534.
    7. Carpenter P, McCrary HC, Aylward A, Cerrati E, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Cannon RB (2021). Penetrating Trauma Rapid Estimated Disability Scale: Assessing Facial Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med, 23(6), 455-459.
    8. Aylward A, Park J, Abdelaziz S, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Cannon RB, Rowe K, Snyder J, Deshmukh V, Newman M, Wan Y, Fraser A, Smith K, Lloyd S, Hitchcock Y, Hashibe M, Monroe MM (2020). Individualized prediction of late-onset dysphagia in head and neck cancer survivors. Head Neck, 42(4), 708-718.
    9. Abou-Al-Shaar H, Gozal YM, Hunt JP, Couldwell WT (2018). Multidisciplinary Approach to Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Trigeminal Nerve: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown), 17(5), E205.
    10. Aylward A, Abdelaziz S, Hunt JP, Buchmann LO, Cannon RB, Lloyd S, Hitchcock Y, Hashibe M, Monroe MM (2019). Rates of Dysphagia-Related Diagnoses in Long-Term Survivors of Head and Neck Cancers. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 161(4), 643-651.
    11. McCrary HC, Babajanian E, Calquin M, Carpenter P, Casazza G, Naumer A, Greenberg S, Kohlmann W, Cannon R, Monroe MM, Hunt JP, Buchmann L (2019). Characterization of Malignant Head and Neck Paragangliomas at a Single Institution Across Multiple Decades. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 145(7), 641-646.
    12. Cannon RB, Kull AJ, Carpenter PS, Francis S, Buchmann LO, Monroe MM, Lloyd S, Hitchcock YJ, Cannon D, Weis JR, Houlton JJ, Hunt JP (2019). Adjuvant radiation for positive margins in adult head and neck sarcomas is associated with improved survival: Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Head Neck, 41(6), 1873-1879.
    13. Monroe MM, Hashibe M, Orb Q, Alt J, Buchmann L, Hunt J, Cannon-Albright LA (2017). Familial clustering of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in the Utah population. Head Neck, 40(2), 384-393.
    14. Jasperson KW, Kohlmann W, Gammon A, Slack H, Buchmann L, Hunt J, Kirchhoff AC, Baskin H, Shaaban A, Schiffman JD (2013). Role of rapid sequence whole-body MRI screening in SDH-associated hereditary paraganglioma families. Fam Cancer, 13(2), 257-65.
    15. Oakley GM, Curtin K, Pimentel R, Buchmann L, Hunt J (2013). Establishing a familial basis for papillary thyroid carcinoma using the Utah Population Database. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 139(11), 1171-4.
    16. Patel R, Buchmann LO, Hunt J (2013). The Use of the Temporoparietal Fascial Flap in Preventing CSF Leak after Lateral Skull Base Surgery. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base, 74(5), 311-6.
    17. Hashibe M, Hunt J, Wei M, Buys S, Gren L, Lee YC (2012). Tobacco, alcohol, body mass index, physical activity, and the risk of head and neck cancer in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian (PLCO) cohort. Head Neck, 35(7), 914-22.
    18. Buchmann L, Conlee J, Hunt J, Agarwal J, White S (2013). Psychosocial distress is prevalent in head and neck cancer patients. Laryngoscope, 123(6), 1424-9.
    19. Jarboe EA, Hunt JP, Layfield LJ (2012). Cytomorphologic diagnosis and HPV testing of metastatic and primary oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: a review and summary of the literature. Diagn Cytopathol, 40(6), 491-7.
    20. Montejo ME, Shrieve DC, Bentz BG, Hunt JP, Buchman LO, Agarwal N, Hitchcock YJ (2010). IMRT with simultaneous integrated boost and concurrent chemotherapy for locoregionally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 81(5), e845-52.
    21. Warren FM, McCool RR, Hunt JP, Hu N, Ng PP, Buchmann L, Shelton C (2011). Preoperative Embolization of the Inferior Petrosal Sinus in Surgery for Glomus Jugulare Tumors. Otol Neurotol, 32(9), 1538-1541.
    22. Hunt JP, Wilson M, Buchmann LO (2011). Chylothorax associated with substernal goiter treated with transcervical thyroidectomy. Thyroid, 21(5), 551-3.
    23. Jarboe EA, Willis M, Bentz B, Buchmann L, Hunt J, Ellis G, Layfield L (2011). Detection of human papillomavirus using hybrid capture 2 in oral brushings from patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Am J Clin Pathol, 135(5), 766-9.
    24. McCool RR, Warren FM, Wiggins RH 3rd, Hunt JP (2010). Robotic surgery of the infratemporal fossa utilizing novel suprahyoid port. Laryngoscope, 120(9), 1738-43.

    Review

    1. Slattery L, Hunt JP (2022). Contemporary Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. [Review]. Surg Clin North Am, 102(2), 251-265.

    Book Chapter

    1. Cannon RB, Hunt JP (2016). Chapter 22: Parathyroid Carcinoma. In Terris and Duke, (Eds.), Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases (Second). New York: Thieme Medical Publishers.