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June 21, 2022 Volume 15, Issue 6

New Ears for Olimpia

In 2005, Olimpia Almazan was diagnosed with systemic scleroderma, one of a group of rare diseases that involve hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. A few years later, she developed hearing loss. “I used to take my...

Patient Ratings of Care Provided by UT Physicians Are Now Available Online

Honoring its commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience with every visit, UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School, has made patient ratings and comments available online to the public. “We have used patient survey data internally for...

Are Kids Getting Healthier?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, pediatric otolaryngologists around the country observed a dramatic reduction in otitis media cases and tympanostomy tube procedures, notes Zhen “Jane” Huang, MD, MBA, an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern...

UTHealth Houston Otorhinolaryngology Resident Presents TAO Lloyd Storrs Lecture

Shaina Gong, MD, was recognized with the 2021 Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery’s Lloyd A. Storrs Jr., MD Resident Research Award, and invited to present the results of her research at the organization’s annual meeting, held in...



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