Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

McGovern Medical School

Citardi and Luong Named to Best Doctors List for Otorhinolaryngology

Two of the nation’s top otorhinolaryngologists practice at UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Martin J. Citardi, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School, and Amber U. Luong, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, have been named to the Best Doctors in America® list for 2017-2018.

“Selection for the Best Doctors in America List is a great honor, since the list’s members are selected by physicians through a rigorous process run by the Best Doctors organization,” said Dr. Citardi, who is also chief of otorhinolaryngology at Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center.  “Also, the Best Doctors service provides information directly to patients, and I support the concept that informed patients make the best health care decisions.”

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America® List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc. and audited and certified by Gallup®, is the result of exhaustive polling of nearly 40,000 physicians in the United States.  In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized nationally by my peers as someone they would trust to care for their loved ones,” said Dr. Luong, who is also director of research in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Luong and Dr. Citardi provide research-proven services with advanced technologies to patients from around the world. Dr. Citardi is an internationally-recognized rhinologist, researcher, author and editor.  His clinical interests include refractory sinusitis, revision sinus surgery, computer-aided surgery and minimally invasive anterior skull base surgery.  Dr. Luong is a surgeon-scientist who has been funded by multiple sources including the National Institutes of Health.  Her research and clinical interests include allergic fungal rhinosinusitis, refractory chronic rhinosinusitis, and the pathophysiology of chronic respiratory disease.

Both physicians see patients at the UT Physicians Otorhinolaryngology – Texas Medical Center clinic at 6400 Fannin St., Suite 2700, Houston, 77030.  To schedule an appointment, call 713-486-5000 or visit the online appointment portal.

“Citardi and Luong Named to Best Doctors List for Otorhinolaryngology,” by Melissa McDonald (UTPhysicians Media Relations), first appeared as a news post on the UT Physicians website.

Subscribe to our newsletters

ORL Update UT ORL Update, our first on-line departmental newsletter, summarizes current topics in otorhinolaryngology. The newsletter’s target audience includes both physicians and other healthcare providers, although subscriptions are not limited to members of these groups.

ORL Notes ORL Notes, our second on-line departmental newsletter, provides information about developments in the Department. The newsletter’s target audience includes physicians and healthcare professionals as well as patients and members of the general public.

To subscribe, please fill in your contact information and select the newsletter(s) you would like to receive. Of course, you may opt out of any of the newsletters at any time.