Ron J. Karni, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Head and Neck Surgery, General Otorhinolaryngology, Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders including Diagnostic Ultrasonography, Head and Neck Cancer, Treatment of Salivary Gland Disorders, Surgery of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
- Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology
Baylor College of Medicine, 2003
Washington University School of Medicine, 2008
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.
- UT Physicians Otorhinolaryngology – Texas Medical Center
6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77030