Martin J. Citardi, MD

Martin J. Citardi, MD

Martin J. Citardi, MD , FACS
Professor and Chair of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Citardi lectured on “Surgical Navigation: Past, Present and Future” and “Endoscopic Management of CSF Rhinorrhea” at the Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery of the Rhinosinus and Cranial Base Course 2016, sponsored by Sun Yat-sen University Otorhinolaryngology Hospital and Institute in Guangzhou, China, March 21-24.

In May, he was a prosector and lecturer on “Maximizing Chronic Rhinosinusitis Care with In-office Procedures” and panelist on “In-office Procedures and Balloon Sinuplasty” at the Seventh Singapore Allergy and Rhinology Course/Third SARC FESS Workshop, sponsored by the Singapore Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Singapore Medical Association. The meeting was held in Singapore on May 5-8.  In addition, Dr. Citardi was a prosector and lecturer at the 2nd International Symposium on Navigated Sinus and Skull Base Surgery sponsored by Academus Academy Services in Havana, Cuba, June 11-12. He spoke on “An Integrated Approach to Frontal Sinus Surgery” and “Inverted Papilloma.”


Tang Ho, MD

Tang Ho, MD

Tang Ho, MD , M.Sc., FACS
Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Ho was a visiting professor at West China Medical Center and Chengdu Osteology Hospital in Chengdu, China, in March 2016, where he conducted workshops and exchanged experiences on reconstruction following head and neck cancer surgery.  On behalf of the Department, he hopes to establish future collaborative relationships with the goal of improving the patient experience and outcomes. Dr. Ho is fluent in Mandarin.


Amber Luong, MD, PhD

Amber Luong, MD, PhD

Amber Luong, MD , PhD, FACS
Associate Professor and Research Director of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Luong presented invited lectures on four topics at the 2016 Middle East Otolaryngology Annual Conference held May 24-26 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: “Novel Means of Diagnosing and Treating Allergic and Non-allergic Irritant Rhinitis,” “What is Appropriate Medical Therapy for Non-operated CRS,” “In-office Rhinology Procedures” and “From Impactful Research to Innovation in CRS.”  She was also a panelist discussing “Local Treatment: What Works?” at the European Rhinologic Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, July 3-7.


Soham Roy, MD

Soham Roy, MD

Soham Roy, MD , FACS, FAAP
Professor and Vice Chair of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Dr. Roy presented an invited lecture entitled “Supraglottoplasty for All Cases of Laryngomalacia? The Debate” and a peer-reviewed abstract on “Coblation for Glottic Webs” at the European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the largest gathering of pediatric otolaryngologists in the world. T he meeting was held June 18-21 in Lisbon, Portugal.


William C. Yao, MD

William C. Yao, MD

William C. Yao, MD
Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Yao presented an invited lecture on “Orbital Surgery in the Endoscopic Age” at the University of Kyoto Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in Kyoto, Japan, in March 2016.