2013 Highlights

December 8, 2013


Patient Success Stories

Simultaneous Bilateral Cochlear Implants in an Infant After Meningitis

Laryngotracheal Reconstruction Using Anterior Cricoid Suspension in a Three Year Old

Single-Incision Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy

Multidisciplinary Virtual Pre-surgical Planning Optimizes the Outcome for an Ameloblastoma Patient

Transoral Robotic Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Using Intraoperative Staining to Identify the Parathyroid Adenoma

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IL-33-responsive Innate Lymphoid Cells Are an Important Source of IL-13 in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial of Oral Antifungal for the Treatment of Fungal-sensitive Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

TLR4 Signaling In The Pathophysiology Of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Translational Science Program Working to Identify Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Improving Survivorship in Head and Neck Cancer: UTHealth Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Institute of Molecular Medicine Partner on CPRIT Research Award

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Dr. Fakhri Receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Two ORL Faculty Members Named to Texas Super Doctors 2013 List

Faculty Named Among Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars

Two ORL Team Members Named Fellows of the American College of Surgeons


Dr. Fakhri Promoted to Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Lone Star Rhinology Course Attracts a National Audience

Two ORL Faculty Members Receive Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award

Internationally Renowned Otolaryngologist Speaks at 2013 ORL Frontiers

Other Noteworthy Events

Advanced Technology and a Strong Focus on Convenience Improve the Patient Experience

ORL Welcomes New Recruits

UTHealth Otorhinolaryngology Holds Free Cancer Screening Clinic


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