The Bobbie Alford Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery offers the following:

Airway, Voice and Swallowing

The Institute for Voice and Swallowing at Baylor College of Medicine specializes in the evaluation and treatment of problems with the voice, swallowing, airway and chronic cough. We offer state-of-the-art tools and concepts to take a holistic approach to the many factors contributing to these problems. We provide cutting-edge advances in medical, surgical and behavioral therapies. In addition, this team of otolaryngologists, collaborates with thoracic surgeons, gastroenterologists, radiologists, speech therapists and nutritionists in the Center for Dysphagia and Swallowing Disorders. To schedule appointments, call (713) 798-5900.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Facial Plastic Surgery Center provides a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures for the cosmetic, reconstructive and medical enhancement of the face and neck. We specialize in procedures such as blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), mentoplasty (chin surgery), otoplasty (ear surgery), rhinoplasty (nose surgery), and rhytidectomy (facelift). To schedule appointments, please call (713) 798-5900.

Head and Neck Cancer

We offer patients multidisciplinary care for head and neck cancers including thyroid, salivary and advanced skin cancers. Our expert surgeons partner with speech language pathologists, reconstructive surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and other providers to offer world-class care. As a team, we are committed to providing a personalized, caring and informative treatment experience to cancer patients throughout all phases of their care. To schedule appointments, please call (713) 798-5900.

Hearing and Balance

The Center for Hearing and Balance at Baylor College of Medicine specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear problems, including hearing impairment, cochlear diseases and implantation, facial nerve disorders, lateral skull base disease and tumors. The Center for Hearing and Balance also includes advanced care practitioners in the Audiology clinic and Center for Balance Disorders. To schedule appointments, please call (713) 798-5900.

Nose and Sinus

The Sinus Center at Baylor College of Medicine offers minimally invasive and computer-assisted surgical techniques to patients with refractory or complex nasal and sinus disease including sinusitis, nasal polyposis, fungal sinusitis, nasal congestion and tumors of the nasal cavity and skull base. The Sinus Center is part of the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, where the first sinus surgery in Houston was performed. The Sinus Center also includes evaluation and treatment for allergies. To schedule appointments, please call (713) 798-5900.

Pediatric Ears, Nose and Throat

Baylor College of Medicine pediatricians care for patients with head and neck conditions in the Texas Children's Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) Clinic.