Kunal S. Jain, MD has joined McGovern Medical School Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. As a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon, with specific expertise in transoral robotic surgery and microvascular reconstruction, he will add strength to the department’s rapidly growing head and neck oncology program.
Dr. Jain received his bachelor’s degree in economics at Cornell University, spending his junior year at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom. After earning his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, he completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He joined the faculty of UTHealth and medical staff of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center after completing a fellowship in head and neck oncology and reconstruction at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Jain is a reviewer for Head and Neck. He has presented nationally and internationally, and has coauthored articles published in Head and Neck, The Laryngoscope, International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, Cancer, Thyroid and other peer-reviewed journals.
His clinical interests include treating patients with head and neck and thyroid cancer and advanced reconstruction and rehabilitation. His research interests include transoral robotic surgery for the oropharynx, and improving outcomes in head and neck cancer surgery patients with microvascular reconstruction.