Abib Agbetoba | Texas ENT Specialists

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Abib Agbetoba MD, FACS, FAAOA

Dr. Abib Agbetoba is the Director of the Texas Allergy and Sinus Center. He is a board-certified Otolaryngologist with specialized fellowship training in advanced sinus and skull base surgery. His areas of interest include allergy, medical and surgical management of sinusitis, smell & taste disorders, tumors of the skull base & paranasal sinus, repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks as well as minimally invasive in-office procedures such as balloon sinuplasty.

Specialties:

Ear, Hearing, Allergy, & Sinus

Languages:

English

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Extremely knowledgeable and caring.

by M.H

He has the time and patience to listen and not only treat the symptoms but also to project genuine interest towards the patience. As far as the craft and skills what he possesses while operating, is second to none.


Audiology

Audiology is the branch of medicine that deals with hearing. Our specialized audiologists help to determine the source of your hearing loss and work with you to utilize the available options that can help improve it.

  • Hearing Loss

Ear

The ears help us hear the sounds around us, as well as maintain our balance when we stand and walk. When pieces of the ear are infected or begin not to work properly, your hearing and balance can be impacted.

  • Hearing Loss
  • Ear Infections
  • Dizziness

Sleep

Sleep is an essential part of preparing yourself for the day ahead. We’ve all experienced the difficulties that a lousy night of sleep can cause. For those with sleep disorders, achieving a good night of sleep can be even more challenging and even require medical intervention to be achieved.

  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea

Allergy

Allergies are the immune system’s abnormal response to a foreign substance around you. These are items that don’t cause a reaction in all patients, but your immune system has found them to be harmful and reacted. Allergies can include environmental allergens such as dust and pollen, as well as food or medications.

  • Environmental Allergy
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Asthma Management
  • Hives and Eczema

Sinus

Your sinuses are hollow cavities that help found around the noses and eyes. Their walls are lined with mucus that helps filter and humidify our air. If this mucus does not drain properly, the sinuses can become blocked. This leads to problems such as sinus infections or other conditions.

  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congestion (Nasal Blockage)
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Sinus Infections
  • Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell

Head & Neck

The head and neck are hosts to different types of glands that help us maintain our health. Much like other areas of the body, the head and neck and the glands within can experience infection, swelling, and cancer. This can affect the overall balance of our health and the systems that maintain it.

  • Thyroid Masses
  • Neck Masses
  • Salivary Glands Masses
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Abnormal Parathyroid Glands
  • Chronic Tonsils and Adenoid Infections

Voice & Swallowing

Our voices can help us connect and communicate with the world around us. While speaking can seem easily achieved, it is really the work of several muscles and organs working together to achieve sound. If one of these muscles is strained or infected, the voice or swallowing can be impacted.

  • Vocal Cord Tumors
  • Acid Reflux
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Vocal Cord Nodules and Polyps

Audiology

Audiology is the branch of medicine that deals with hearing. Our specialized audiologists help to determine the source of your hearing loss and work with you to utilize the available options that can help improve it.

  • Hearing Aids Dispensing
  • Hearing Aids Programming & Maintenance
  • Hearing Testing

Ear

The ears help us hear the sounds around us, as well as maintain our balance when we stand and walk. When pieces of the ear are infected or begin not to work properly, your hearing and balance can be impacted.

  • Balance Testing
  • Ear Hygiene and Wax Removal
  • Ear Tubes
  • Repair of Eardrum Perforation

Sleep

Sleep is an essential part of preparing yourself for the day ahead. We’ve all experienced the difficulties that a lousy night of sleep can cause. For those with sleep disorders, achieving a good night of sleep can be even more challenging and even require medical intervention to be achieved.

  • Prescribe and Monitor CPAP
  • Sleep Apnea Testing
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Evaluation of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Allergy

Allergies are the immune system’s abnormal response to a foreign substance around you. These are items that don’t cause a reaction in all patients, but your immune system has found them to be harmful and reacted. Allergies can include environmental allergens such as dust and pollen, as well as food or medications.

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Drops
  • Biologic Therapy
  • Food Allergy Testing
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Asthma Management
  • Allergy Testing

Sinus

Your sinuses are hollow cavities that help found around the noses and eyes. Their walls are lined with mucus that helps filter and humidify our air. If this mucus does not drain properly, the sinuses can become blocked. This leads to problems such as sinus infections or other conditions.

  • Surgery for Nasal Polyps and Chronic Sinusitis
  • Septoplasty Deviated Septum Surgery
  • Nasal Turbinate Reduction
  • In-Office CT Imaging
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Balloon Sinuplasty

Head & Neck

The head and neck are hosts to different types of glands that help us maintain our health. Much like other areas of the body, the head and neck and the glands within can experience infection, swelling, and cancer. This can affect the overall balance of our health and the systems that maintain it.

  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancers Evaluation and Treatment
  • Endoscopic Inspection of the Throat and Voice Box (Flexible Laryngoscopy)

Voice & Swallowing

Our voices can help us connect and communicate with the world around us. While speaking can seem easily achieved, it is really the work of several muscles and organs working together to achieve sound. If one of these muscles is strained or infected, the voice or swallowing can be impacted.

  • Acid Reflux Testing
  • Vocal Cord and Voice Examination

Provider Biography

Dr. Abib Agbetoba received his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston Health & Science Center graduating with honors and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internship and residency training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a fellowship training in Skull Base Surgery and Rhinology at the University of Texas at Houston Health & Science Center Texas Sinus Institute. Dr. Agbetoba has been actively involved in clinical research and is authored in multiple peer-reviewed journals and co-authored in multiple ENT textbooks. He has presented both oral and poster presentations at regional and national meetings with an emphasis on rhinologic and skull base disorders. He remains an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Rhinologic Society.

As a native Houstonian, It has been a long-time goal of his to return home and provide outstanding medical care to the community that has given him so much. Dr. Agbetoba’s approach to patient care involves treating and caring for the ‘person’ and not just the ‘disease’. Each patient is unique, regardless of how simple or complex the problem may be and it is imperative that the clinician’s approach embodies this philosophy.

Away from work, Dr. Agbetoba remains a die-hard Houstonian sports fanatic, enduring through the good times and bad of his hometown teams the Astros, Rockets, and Texans.

Dr. Agbetoba practices at Medical Center and North Cypress.

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Education

Dr. Abib Agbetoba received his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston Health & Science Center graduating with honors and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

Doctor of Medicine

  • The University of Texas at Houston

Bachelor of Science

  • The University of Texas at Austin

Awards and Honors

  • Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
  • Direct of Texas Allergy and Sinus Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • FACS Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • FAAOA Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Top Docs Rising Stars 2021

Professional Memberships

  • ARS American Rhinologic Society
  • FACS Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • FAAOA Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • AAO-HNS Academy

“My goal is to provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient, because each patient is unique and should be cared for as such.”

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