Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
UT Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is the clinic where physician faculty members of The University of Texas Medical School at Houston’s Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery provide care to pediatric patients.
Representing the best in their fields, UT otolaryngologists, more commonly known as “ear nose and throat” specialists, bring special expertise to their pediatric, patients in all aspects of otolaryngology including congenital malformations of the ear such as microtia and aural atresia, middle ear conditions such as chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, conductive hearing loss and otosclerosis, evaluation and management of hearing loss, cochlear implant evaluation and implantation with rehabilitation, velopharyngeal insufficiency, sinus conditions including endoscopic sinus surgery, surgical management of airway disorders such as laryngomalacia, tracheomalacia, subglottic stenosis, papillomas, vocal cord paralysis and vocal nodules, treatment and surgery for thyroid disorders, otolaryngologic manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease, hemangiomas, vascular malformations and lymphatic malformations, tonsils and adenoid disorders, benign or malignant head and neck growths, removal of aerodigestive tract foreign bodies and swallowing disorders.
For appointments, please call 713-486-5000.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please call 713-486-5000 and give us at least 24 hours notice.
In most cases, we cannot accommodate walk-in patients. The best way to see a doctor is by scheduling an appointment. If you have an urgent need, please call us at 713-486-5000.
Urgent, After-Hours and Emergency Care
If you have an urgent medical need, please call 713-486-5000 and a triage nurse will assess your medical need. If medically necessary, you will be worked into a physician’s schedule the same day. For after hours care, please call 713-486-5000 to reach the physician on-call.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Insurance, Payment and Billing
UT Physicians is a preferred provider for most managed care plans. We will verify your insurance coverage prior to your office visit.
We will file your insurance claim for you. You will be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles at the time of your appointment. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards including American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
If you do not have medical insurance, payment in full is due at the time of the visit.
For billing questions, please call Patient Services at 713-500-3500.
Nurse Line and Routine Requests
If you have an urgent need, please call 713-486-5000 to speak with a nurse. The nurse will relay information to your physician.
Calls for routine requests are returned within 24 hours. Requests for urgent medical care are returned the same day.
Unless otherwise specified by your physician, you will receive written notification by mail or the nurse will contact you with test results. Please allow 7-10 days for most test results.
For prescription refills, please call your pharmacy.
Your insurance plan may require referral paperwork or other authorization for visits to specialists. Please contact your primary care physician or insurance company for more information.