Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

UT Health Medical School

Samer Fakhri

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Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C)

Professor, Vice Chair & Program Director

Samer Fakhri, MD, is an internationally recognized rhinologist who is currently Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Fakhri received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his residency training at McGill University Health Center and pursued fellowship training in rhinology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also completed a research fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories of McGill University. Dr. Fakhri is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Rhinologic Society. He serves as a committee member of the American Rhinologic Society and contributes yearly instructional courses to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In addition he is on the editorial board and a reviewer for Otolaryngology journals. He is a frequently invited national and international panelist and speaker. Dr. Fakhri has numerous scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Fakhri’s areas of clinical interest include medical and surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis and sinonasal polyposis, image-guided surgery, endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery, CSF leak repair, and minimally invasive skull base surgery.