Richard Hung

Dr. Richard T. Hung, MD, F.A.C.S. 2 - otolaryngologist - ENT doctor

Dr. Richard T. Hung, M.D., F.A.C.S., trained at Baylor College of Medicine and Medical College of Wisconsin. He has a special interest in advancing the treatment of allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. The Balloon Sinuplasty procedure has revolutionized the management of sinusitis by improving outcomes and limiting recovery times, and can be performed in the office simultaneously with a nasal septoplasty, avoiding hospitalization for this common procedure. Dr. Hung has continually been named a Texas Monthly Super Doc as well as one of America’s Best Doctors. He has been featured on Discover Health Channel’s Mystery Diagnosis. Patients consistently rate him five stars on Healthgrades and Vitals.com. Outside the office, Dr. Hung enjoys scuba diving, surfing and kite boarding. He is immersed in raising three great kids with his beautiful wife. He likes to photograph deep sea marine life, his children surfing and his family.

Education

Undergraduate

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas 1986-1989
    Distinguished College Scholar
    Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
    Golden Key National Honor Society Scholarship

Medical

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1989-1993

Internship

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1993-1994

Residency

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1994-1998
    Lee G. Eby Resident Award

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, 1999

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America
    Best Doctors, Inc
  • America’s Top Physicians
    Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • Top Doctors in Texas
    Texas Monthly
  • Lee G. Eby Research Award in Otolaryngology
    Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Distinguished College Scholar
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    University of Texas at Austin

Publications and Presentations

  • Assignment: Houston; A televised public health presentation about obstructive sleep apnea
    United Paramount Network, Station KTXH
    Houston, TX. September 1998
  • Assignment: Houston; A televised public health presentation about snoring
    United Paramount Network, Station KTXH
    Houston, TX. October 1998
  • “Midline Cervical Cleft with a Bronchogenic Cyst”
    Andryk JE, Hung RT, Conley SF.
    International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 1999;47:261-264
    Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology –
    Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, October 1997
    SENTEC Annual Meeting, December 1997
  • “Report of the First Case of Invasive Fungal Sinusitis Caused by Scopulariopsis Acremonium: Review of Scopulariopsis Infections”
    Ellison M, Hung RT, Smith K, Campbell BH
    Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery1998;124:1014-1016
  • “Vestibular Compensation in Guinea Pigs Receiving IV Lidocaine After Unilateral Labyrinthectomy”
    Hung RT, Harvey SA, Millen SJ.
    Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1999; 120:12-16
    Middle Section Meeting of the Triological Society, January 1997
  • “Amiodarone Induced Thyrotoxicity: The Role of Thyroidectomy”
    Hung RT, Dankle SK.
    100th Annual Meeting of the Triological Society, May 1997
    Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, October 1996
  • “Aminoglycoside Toxicity via Inhibition of Ornithine Decarboxylase in Neonatal Rat Tissues”
    Hung RT, Henley CM.
    Association of Research in Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, February 1995
  • “Giant Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid”
    Hung RT, Jindal JR, Clowry LJ, Schultz C, Freije JE.
    Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 1996;114:657-60
    Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, October 1994
  • “Orbital and Periorbital Infections in Children”
    Sulek M, Hung RT.
    American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, April 1993
  • “DFMO Inhibits Cochlear Polyamine Metabolism in the Developing Pigmented Rat”
    Davis K, Buentello R, Rosario M, Hung RT, Henley CM.
    Association of Research in Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, February 1993
  • Mystery Diagnosis, 2006-2007
    Discovery Health Channel

Academic Appointments

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Assistant Clinical Professor

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American Rhinological Society

Hospital Affiliations