Kunal S. Jain, MD, associate professor of otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2021-2022.
Dr. Jain received his bachelor’s degree in economics at Cornell University, after spending his junior year at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom. He earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, followed by residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He joined the faculty of McGovern Medical School and medical staff of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center after completing a fellowship in head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Jain is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
A reviewer for multiple journals, he has presented nationally and internationally and his research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include improving outcomes of head and neck oncologic and reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Jain treats patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including throat cancer, oral cancer, larynx cancer, locally advanced skin cancer, salivary gland tumors, and thyroid/parathyroid disease, and performs reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive transoral robotic surgery for throat cancer patients. He was recognized as a Texas Super Doctor in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is a health care research and information company that, among other services, produces lists of Top Doctors. The organization has been rating physicians since 1991. Castle Connolly’s established survey research process, directed by a physician, involves tens of thousands of top doctors in America and the medical leadership of leading hospitals.