Ron J. Karni, M.D., serves as assistant professor in the Department Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Dr. Karni’s practice focuses on the management of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including throat cancer, oral cancer, larynx cancer, locally advanced skin cancer, salivary gland tumors, and thyroid/parathyroid disease. He performs transoral robotic surgery for tumors of the throat, a modern approach to minimizing the side effects of treatment for throat cancer .
Dr. Karni also performs ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy for thyroid nodules and minimally-invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
He has also co-authored several articles on practical tools to integrate evidence based methods into the daily practice of medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine, 2003
Washington University School of Medicine, 2008