Vicente A. Resto, MD, PhD, FACS
Chair, Department of Otolaryngology

Vicente A. Resto, M.D., Ph.D, F.A.C.S.

Vicente A. Resto, MD, PhD, FACS
Vicente Resto, MD, PhD, FACS
Physician Executive for Growth, UTMB Health
Associate Chief Physician Executive for Faculty Group Practice, UTMB Health
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology
Harry Carothers Weiss Chair in Otolaryngology

Ear, Nose, & Throat Consultants
Brittany Plaza
1600 League City Parkway, Suite D
League City, Texas 77573
Phone: 409.772.2701

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Reasons for Referral

  • Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery,
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Salivary Glands, Thyroid, and Parathyroids


Dr. Resto graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1992 with a bachelor degree in Chemistry. He then completed the combined M.D., Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2000. His doctoral degree is from the Department of Human Genetics for dissertation work in cancer genetics. He next pursued internship training in General Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by residency training in the Harvard Combined Program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In 2006, he completed advanced clinical fellowship training in Head and Neck Oncology, Skull Base, and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. He joined the full time faculty staff at UTMB in July, 2006.

Clinically, he focuses on facial plastics, reconstructive surgery, and skull base surgery. Scientifically, Dr. Resto directs a basic science laboratory focused on the study of the molecular mechanisms important for lymphatic metastasis and tumor tolerance.


American Board of Otolaryngology


Degree Year Institution
M.D. 2000 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship 2001 Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency 2005 Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Fellowships 2006 Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Pertinent Information

» Visit Dr. Resto's Biochemistry and Molecular Biology page.
» Visit Dr. Resto's Sealy Center for Cancer Cell Biology page.
» Visit Dr. Resto's Sealy Center for Vaccine Development page.
» View Dr. Resto's Curriculum Vitae.

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If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Resto, please call 281.338.0829.

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