Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

McGovern Medical School

Two ORL Faculty Members Named to Top Doctor Lists

Martin J. Citardi, MD, FACS and Soham Roy, MD, FACS, FAAP, have been named among the Best Doctors in America® for 2014.

Martin J. Citardi, MD

Martin J. Citardi, MD

An internationally recognized ear, nose and throat surgeon, Dr. Citardi is chief of otorhinolaryngology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and professor and chair of the department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at UTHealth Medical School. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, followed by residency training at Yale University and a rhinology fellowship at the Georgia Rhinology and Sinus Center. Dr. Citardi, who has been named to the list since 2005, specializes in the treatment of complicated sinus and nasal disease and is a core member of the Texas Sinus Institute and Texas Skull Base Physicians. His specialty interests include difficult-to-treat chronic sinusitis, revision sinus surgery and minimally invasive surgery for tumors of the nose and sinuses.


Soham Roy, MD

Soham Roy, MD

Dr. Roy is a recognized expert in operating room safety issues and a consultant in the development of innovative and safer surgical devices. An associate professor in the department, he serves as director of pediatric otolaryngology and quality officer. He received his undergraduate degree with highest distinction from Stanford University, received a full scholarship for medical education at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and completed his residency in otolaryngology at the University of Miami. He completed a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh prior to joining the faculty at the University of Miami, where he was named Professor of the Year in 2003, an honor he received again at UTHealth Medical School in 2013. An internationally recognized speaker and author, Dr. Roy has received multiple awards for teaching, clinical care and original scientific research. His clinical interests are airway disorders in children, neonatal airway surgery, hearing loss, tonsil and adenoid disorders and neck masses in children.

Best Doctors was founded in 1989 by two physicians affiliated with Harvard Medical School, whose goal was to provide greater access to dependable, high-quality medical information and care of individuals with serious illness and injuries.

In addition, Drs. Citardi was named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors list. Each year Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Identifies top doctors based on an extensive nomination process open to all licensed physicians in America. Nominated physicians are reviewed and screened by a physician-led research team that selects the most outstanding as top doctors.

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