Biography

Denna Zebda, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology. She graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. She pursued her medical degree at McGovern Medical School (part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston [UTHealth]) where she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She also completed her residency in Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UTHealth.

Dr. Zebda has clinical interests in all aspects of otolaryngology including thyroid and parathyroid disorders, salivary gland disease, allergies, paranasal sinuses, laryngeal disorders and ear disorders. She sees patients of all ages including adolescent and pediatric patients. Dr. Zebda enjoys spending time with patients and educating them about their disease process in order to provide comprehensive otolaryngologic care. In conjunction with UTHealth Audiology, she evaluates diseases of the ear, dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss.

Dr. Zebda sees patients primarily at the UTP Otorhinolaryngology – Southeast Houston office (located on the campus of Memorial Hermann Southeast), and also at UTP Otorhinolaryngology’s office in the Texas Medical Center.  She is fluent in Arabic.

 

Education

Doctor of Medicine
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, 2016
Residency
The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School at Houston, 2021

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Dr. Zebda has clinical interests in all aspects of otolaryngology including thyroid and parathyroid disorders, salivary gland disease, allergies, paranasal sinuses, laryngeal disorders and ear disorders

Publications

Publication Information

Zebda D, Omoruyi E. Why So Blue: A Case Report?” Clinical Pediatric. 2015 April, Vol 55 (4), p 384-386.

 

Austin MT, Hamilton E, Zebda D, Nguyen H, Eberth JM, Chang Y, Elting LS, Sandberg DI. “Health Disparities and Impact on Outcomes in Children with Primary Central Nervous System Solid Tumors.” J Neurosurgery Pediatrics. 2016 Nov, Vol 18 (5), p585-593.

           

Jacks A, Zebda D, Naqvi S, Karni R. “Surgeon Performed Ultrasound Facilitates Single Quadrant Focused Parathyroidectomy.” Endocrine Practice. 2017 April, Vol 23, p157.

Zebda D, Gibson M, Luong A et al. “Optical Rhinometry of Objectively Monitor Double-blinded Randomized Trial of Intranasal Capsaicin Treatment for Non-Allergic Irritant Rhinitis.” International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 2020 July 7:10.1002/alr.22637

Guo T, Kiong KL, Yao CMKL, Zebda D, Jozaghi Y, Zhao X, Hessel AC, Hanna EY. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Otolaryngology trainee education. Head and Neck. 2020 Oct, Vol 42 (10), p2782-2790.