Positions

Assistant Professor and Dorothy L. McGee Endowed Chair
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Assistant Professor
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine

Education

BA from University of Pennsylvania
MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Michael E. Glasscock III, M.D. fellow in Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery

Certifications

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology
Neurotology Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology

Honors & Awards

Member
Member

Professional Interests

  • Hearing Loss
  • Tumors of the ear, temporal bone and skull base such as acoustic neuromas/vestibular schwannomas, meningiomas and carcinomas
  • Cochlear implantation
  • Cholesteatoma and chronic ear disease
  • Temporal brain hernias and cerebrospinal fluid leaks
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Otosclerosis
  • Superior semicircular canal dehiscence
  • Balance disorders
  • Endoscopic ear surgery (EES)

Professional Statement

Alex D. Sweeney, M.D. is double board certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology. He has particular interests in hearing loss, cochlear implantation and skull base tumors. He earned his medical degree and completed residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. Following residency, he completed a 2-year clinical and research fellowship as the Michael E. Glasscock III fellow of the Otology Group at Vanderbilt University.

Selected Publications

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
American Neurotology Society
Houston Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Otosclerosis Study Group
American Hearing Research Foundation