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Volume 6, Issue 2 December 3, 2013

Transoral Robotic Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

When the da Vinci® Surgical System was approved by the FDA in 2009 for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for resection... Read the full article...

Lone Star Rhinology Course Attracts a National Audience

Brent Senior, MD, FACS, FARS, chief of the division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University... Read the full article...

Internationally Renowned Otolaryngologist Speaks at 2013 ORL Frontiers

More than 75 physicians and other healthcare professionals attended Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers 2013, which highlighted research endeavors and emerging technology in... Read the full article...

ORL Welcomes New Recruits

A graduating resident and an audiologist have joined the staff of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head... Read the full article...

UTHealth Otorhinolaryngology Holds Free Cancer Screening Clinic

The UTHealth Department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery offered a free cancer screening clinic last April in observance of Oral,... Read the full article...

Two ORL Team Members Named Fellows of the American College of Surgeons

Tang Ho, MD, FACS, and Etan Weinstock, MD, FACS, have been selected for fellowship status in the American College of... Read the full article...

Faculty Named Among Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars

Four faculty members within the Department of Otorhinolarygnology—Head and Neck Surgery have been named among the 2013 Texas Super Doctors®... Read the full article...

Two ORL Faculty Members Receive Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award

Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), an otorhinolaryngologist affiliated with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and an associate professor, vice chair and... Read the full article...

Translational Science Program Working to Identify Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Otorhinolaryngologists at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the UTHealth Medical School are currently working to identify novel therapeutic targets they... Read the full article...


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