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Rance Raney MD

Dr. Rance Raney likes to build a bond with his patients. He knows it doesn’t come instantly but finds it fulfilling when he’s soon treating the entire family and not just the initial patient. He also believes all the patients of Texas ENT Specialists benefit from the large number of doctors within the practice. The physicians can collaborate with each other to give you the best care.

Specialties:

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

Languages:

English

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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 Testing
  • Hearing Aids Dispensing
  • Hearing Aids Programming & Maintenance

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.

  • Balance Testing
  • Ear Hygiene and Wax Removal
  • Ear Tubes
  • Repair of Eardrum Perforation
  • Surgical Treatment of Chronic Ear Infections

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
  • 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
  • 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.

  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Evaluation & Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • 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. Rance Raney likes to build a bond with his patients. He knows it doesn’t come instantly but finds it fulfilling when he’s soon treating the entire family and not just the initial patient. He also believes all the patients of Texas ENT Specialists benefit from the large number of doctors within the practice. The physicians can collaborate with each other to give you the best care.

Dr. Rance Raney entered college as a National Merit Scholar. He attended Pomona College, a small, premier liberal arts school outside of Los Angeles, California. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in biochemistry.   Medical school brought him to Houston where he graduated with high honors from Baylor College of Medicine. He stayed with Baylor to complete his internship and residency.

He was one of the first physicians to join Texas ENT Specialists when it was formed in 1997. Dr. Raney has served as both the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Tomball Regional Hospital. He also has served as the Vice-Chairman Department of Surgery at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

In addition, Dr. Raney has served on many committees at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital including the following: By Laws, Credentials & Professional Ethics, Operating Room, and Quality & Utilization Review. He is currently the Chief of Staff at The Surgery Center of the Woodlands.

Dr. Raney is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Raney sees patients at Springwoods and The Woodlands Pinecroft.

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Education

Dr. Raney attended Pomona College, a small, premier liberal arts school outside of Los Angeles. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in biochemistry. Medical school brought him to Houston where he graduated with high honors from Baylor College of Medicine. He stayed with Baylor to complete his internship and residency.

Doctor of Medicine

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Bachelor of Science

  • Pomona College

Awards and Honors

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Chief of Staff at The Surgery Center of the Woodlands
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Member of the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science
  • Contributor of the Physician Benevolent Fund
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

“I try to learn about each patient’s individual values and circumstances and then advise the treatment options as I would for my own family.”

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