Welcome to the Department of Otolaryngology

Welcome to the E-Portal for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Our program, originally established in 1891, has traditionally been a leader in health education and innovation.

Our vision in the UTMB Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is as follows:

"Empowering the future of healthcare through excellence in otolaryngology and head-neck surgery, UTMB's Department of Otolaryngology-HNS envisions a world where every patient receives unparalleled care, every physician is equipped with cutting-edge knowledge, and every research endeavor drives innovation forward. With a commitment to compassionate patient-centered care, transformative education, and pioneering research, we aim to be leaders in advancing the frontiers of otolaryngology, ensuring healthier lives and brighter futures for all. Our department fosters an inclusive environment where every member feels valued, respected, and empowered, ensuring that they belong and thrive in our collaborative community. Through dedicated mentorship and innovative educational programs, we are dedicated to educating and inspiring the next generation of otolaryngology physicians, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and compassion to excel in their careers and make a profound impact on the field of medicine.”

Thank you for your interest in our group.


Nausheen Jamal, MD, MBA
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery