Brett Cordes

Dr. Brett Cordes, MD 2 - ear, nose and throat disorders - Otolaryngologist

Dr. Brett Cordes, M.D., F.A.C.S., trained at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. The scope of his practice includes all areas of adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with Baylor College of Medicine and with the University of Texas Medical Branch. He recently received the Expert Network Distinguished Doctor Award and has been featured in Texas Monthly Super Doc Magazine for the past few years. When Dr. Cordes is not in the office, he can be found helping coach on the baseball diamond or football fields enjoying time with his family.

Education

  • 2000-2004
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA
    Doctor of Medicine (Honors graduate)
  • 1995-1999
    Louisiana State University
    Baton Rouge, LA
    BA, History (Summa Cum Laude)

Residency

  • July 2004-June 2009
    Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

Employment

  • August 2009-current
    The Center for ENT
    6624 Fannin, Suite 1480
    Houston, TX 77030

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    The Methodist Hospital
    Texas Children’s Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Baylor College of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor
  • University of Texas Medical Branch; Clinical Assistant Professor

Honors/Awards

  • Expert Network Distinguished Doctor Award, 2016
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctor, 2015, 2016
  • Texas Monthly Top Doctor 2014
  • Houstonia Top Doctor 2013
  • Compassionate Doctor Award, 2012, 2014
  • Texas Monthly Texas Rising Star, 2012
  • Patient’s Choice Award, 2011

Baylor, Houston

  • Baylor College of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award, 2009
  • Resident Teaching Award, 2009 & 2007
  • J. Charles Dickson Clinical Research Award, 2007

LSU, New Orleans

  • Honors Graduate
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Pharmacology Academic Award
  • G. John Buddingh Microbiology Award

The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery; Chicago, IL. September 21-24, 2008.

  • “The Efficacy of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children With Down Syndrome.”

Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings; San Diego, CA. April 26-29, 2007.

  • “CT Angiography Versus Conventional Angiography in Penetrating Neck Trauma: A Level I Trauma Center 4 Year Experience.”
  • “Molecular and Phenotypic Classification of Undifferentiated Skull Base and Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms.”

The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery; Toronto, Ontario, CA. September 17-20, 2006.

  • “Doxycycline Sclerotherapy as Primary Treatment for Head and Neck Lymphatic Malformations.”

Research And Publications

  • Cordes BM, Seidel FG, Sulek M, Giannoni CM, Friedman EM.
    Doxycycline Sclerotherapy As Primary Treatment For Head and Neck Lymphatic Malformations,Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2007 Dec . Presented at The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, CA, 2006.
  • Cordes BM, Williams MD, Tirado Y, Bell D, Hanna E, El Naggar A. Molecular and Phenotypic Analysis of Poorly differentiated Sinonasal NeoplasmsHuman Pathology 40(3): 283-292, 2009 Mar . Presented at COSM, San Diego, CA, 2007.
  • Zevallos JP, Calzada G, Cordes BM, Eicher SA. Screening CT Angiography In Patients With Penetrating Zone II Neck Trauma. Submitted for publication to Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg .
  • Cordes BM, Friedman EM. The Efficacy of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children With Down Syndrome. Presented at The Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2008. Submitted for publication to Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
  • Cordes BM, Moises J, Van Meter K. The Inhibition of Apoptosis in Swine Brain by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Following Cardiopulmonary Arrest. Presented at The American Academy of Emergency Physicians Research Forum, 2004.

Presentations

  1. The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery; Chicago, IL. September 21-24, 2008.
    • “The Efficacy of Tympanostomy Tubes in Children With Down Syndrome.”
  2. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings; San Diego, CA. April 26-29, 2007.
    • “CT Angiography Versus Conventional Angiography in Penetrating Neck Trauma: A Level I Trauma Center 4 Year Experience.”
    • “Molecular and Phenotypic Classification of Undifferentiated Skull Base and Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms.”
  3. The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery; Toronto, Ontario, CA. September 17-20, 2006.
    • “Doxycycline Sclerotherapy as Primary Treatment for Head and Neck Lymphatic Malformations.”

Lectures

  • “Malignant Otitis Externa: Current Trends”
    Ben Taub General Hospital Grand Rounds; August 7, 2008
  • “Adult Subglottic Stenosis: A Surgical Paradigm”
    Veteran Affairs Medical Center Grand Rounds; May 29, 2008
  • “Acute Facial Paralysis: The Unusual Suspects”
    The Methodist Hospital Grand Rounds; August 9, 2007
  • “Advanced Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: Controversies in Management”
    Texas Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds; June 21, 2007
  • “Undifferentiated Sinonasal Neoplasms: A Diagnostic Dilemma”
    Ben Taub General Hospital Grand Rounds; May 3, 2007
  • “The Evaluation of Penetrating Neck Trauma: To Explore or Not to Explore…”
    Ben Taub General Hospital Grand Rounds; August 3, 2006
  • “Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery”
    The Methodist Hospital Grand Rounds; June 8, 2006
  • “Lymphatic Malformations of the Head and Neck”
    Texas Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds; January 19, 2006
  • “Angioedema of the Head and Neck”
    Veteran Affairs Medical Center Grand Rounds; Dec. 22, 2005