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J. Cary Moorhead MD, FACS

Dr. Cary Moorhead’s passion for education is evident in his medical practice. He enjoys the constant problem-solving that medicine demands as well as the technical challenges of surgery. He’s constantly studying the latest research and learning new techniques. Dr. Moorhead also enjoys personal interaction with his patients. He considers listening to patients and designing a treatment program to best suit each patient to be one of the most important facets of medicine.

Specialties:

General ENT, Ear, Allergy, Sinus, Head & Neck, Voice & Swallowing and Sleep

Languages:

English

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Ear & Hearing

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 Aids Dispensing
  • Ear Hygiene and Wax Removal
  • Ear Tubes
  • Repair of Eardrum Perforation
  • Hearing Loss
  • Ear Infections
  • Dizziness
  • Complicated Ear Disorders
  • Hearing Testing

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
  • Food Allergy Testing
  • Environmental Allergy
  • 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 Sinusitism
  • Septoplasty Deviated Septum Surgery
  • Nasal Turbinate Reduction
  • In-Office CT Imaging
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congestion (Nasal Blockage)
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Sinus Infections
  • Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell
  • Balloon Sinuplasty

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.

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

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 Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Evaluation & Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Neck Masses
  • Salivary Glands Masses
  • Head and Neck Cancers Evaluation and Treatment
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Abnormal Parathyroid Glands
  • Chronic Tonsils and Adenoid Infections
  • 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.

  • Complicated Voice Disorders
  • Vocal Cord Tumors
  • Acid Reflux
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Vocal Cord Nodules and Polyps
  • Vocal Cord and Voice Examination

Provider Biography

Dr. Cary Moorhead’s passion for education is evident in his medical practice. He enjoys the constant problem-solving that medicine demands as well as the technical challenges of surgery. He’s constantly studying the latest research and learning new techniques. Dr. Moorhead also enjoys personal interaction with his patients. He considers listening to patients and designing a treatment program to best suit each patient to be one of the most important facets of medicine.

The prestige of the Texas Medical Center brought Dr. Moorhead to Houston to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical programs in the country. It’s no surprise he wanted to seek the best of the best. Dr. Moorhead graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in German literature from Princeton University, one of the top-ranked colleges in the nation.

Although he grew up in Ohio, he now considers Houston his home. He says nowhere else have the people been as accepting, open and friendly as Houston.  He believes that here you can make whatever you want for yourself.

Dr. Moorhead is Chairman of the Board of Faith in Practice, a national medical mission group that provides medical and surgical care in Guatemala. He personally leads surgical teams to the country every other year. Dr. Moorhead frequently travels with his family to Zambia, Africa with an organization called Family Legacy, which works to provide education for children who have been orphaned from AIDS, malaria, and other diseases.  He also is president and one of the founding partners of Texas ENT Specialists and is active in developing the group to be patient-centered in all aspects of the practice.

Dr. Moorhead is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is also board certified in sleep medicine.

Dr. Moorhead’s dedication carries through in his hobbies too. He’s an avid runner and has competed in five marathons including running the prestigious Boston Marathon twice.  He also enjoys skiing, yoga, and gardening. Dr. Moorhead and his wife have two girls, two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, and a Lagotto.

Dr. Moorhead sees patients at Memorial Villages.

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Education

The prestige of the Texas Medical Center brought Dr. Moorhead to Houston to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical programs in the country. It’s no surprise he wanted to seek the best of the best. Dr. Moorhead graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in German literature from Princeton University, one of the top-ranked colleges in the nation.

Doctor of Medicine

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Bachelor of Arts

  • Princeton University

Awards and Honors

  • Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology; Subspecialty Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Houston Society of Otolaryngology
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society

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