January 13, 2023

Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness: An Uncommon Diagnosis May Be More Common Than Doctors Once Thought

Tom Bishop started experiencing dizziness in 2013 and saw several neurologists and otolaryngologists over the years with no conclusive diagnosis. “I had no sensation of whirling. It was more like a constant feeling that I was going to fall,” says…


January 13, 2023

Dr. Martin Citardi Named Memorial Hermann Chair

Martin J. Citardi, MD, professor and chair in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and vice dean for clinical technology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been awarded a Memorial Hermann Endowed Chair. The endowment includes funds to support academic…


January 13, 2023

The Landscape of Otolaryngology during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (MH-TMC) and UTHealth Houston continue to be on the forefront of care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The medical center’s otolaryngology specialists have been among the most critical divisions in the care of COVID-19 patients during the…


December 5, 2022

Planning, Teamwork, and Good Communication Ensured Outstanding Surgical Care for Otorhinolaryngology Patients During COVID-19

The nurses and surgical technicians who make up the otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery operating room team at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center ensured smooth sailing for physicians and their patients during the early days of COVID-19 and throughout the pandemic. They…


December 5, 2022

Dr. Kunal Jain Named a 2022 Texas Super Doctors Rising Star

Kunal S. Jain, MD, has been named by his peers among Super Doctors Rising Stars® in Texas. The results were published online at www.superdoctors.com, following an extensive independent nomination and research process. The Super Doctors Rising Stars list celebrates the…


December 5, 2022

Dr. Jane Huang Named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022

Zhen “Jane” Huang, MD, MBA, has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022. An assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, Dr. Huang is also certified in complex pediatric otolaryngology by…


December 5, 2022

Dr. Tang Ho Named a 2022 Texas Super Doctor

Tang Ho, MD, director of the Texas Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been named a Super Doctor® in Texas for 2022. Dr. Ho is…


December 5, 2022

Dr. Ron Karni Named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022

Ron J. Karni, MD, has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022. An associate professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, Dr. Karni is chief of the Division of Head and Neck…


December 5, 2022

Dr. Amber Luong Named Among 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Amber Luong, MD, PhD, professor and vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022. She was previously named to the list…


November 1, 2022

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Patients with Sleep Apnea Who Can’t Tolerate CPAP: Two Patients Benefit

Charles Njilefack was prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine 15 years ago for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). When he first received the device, he found it cumbersome to use and set it aside. “But I was not sleeping…


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