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Dr. Kevin Huoh on the BackTable ENT Podcast

Dr. Kevin Huoh

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Dr. Kevin Huoh is a pediatric otolaryngologist and assistant professor in Southern California.

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Ep 110 Intracapsular Tonsillectomy in Children with Dr. Kevin Huoh
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About Dr. Kevin Huoh

As a highly-regarded pediatric otolaryngologist, Dr. Kevin Huoh specializes in congenital and acquired head and neck tumors, vascular malformations, surgical therapy of sleep apnea, endoscopic airway management, and otologic surgery. After having been born with a large neck mass, Dr. Huoh had multiple surgeries as a child by pediatric otolaryngologists. This personal experience has motivated Dr. Huoh to pursue a career dedicated to the comprehensive and compassionate care of children with head and neck disorders.

Dr. Huoh is board-certified in Otolaryngology (head-and-neck surgery) with an additional sub-certification in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology. He served a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics. During this fellowship, He was awarded the Seymour Cohen Prize from the American Broncho-Esophagological Association for his research in pediatric airway management. Dr. Huoh graduated medical school from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.

Dr. Huoh completed his residency training in otolaryngology (head-and-neck surgery) at UC San Francisco. During his residency, he earned many honors for his research in otolaryngology, including twice winning the prestigious Triological Society Western Section Shirley Baron Resident Research Award for his work with pediatric thyroglossal duct cysts and salivary stones. As a graduating chief resident, Dr. Huoh was presented with the UCSF Kelvin C. Lee Resident Award for his meritorious service and dedication to the specialty of otolaryngology.

Podcasts Featuring Dr. Kevin Huoh

Episode #110


In this episode of BackTable ENT, Dr. Shah interviews pediatric otolaryngologist Dr. Kevin Huoh about intracapsular tonsillectomy, including the postoperative benefits of the procedure and his personal techniques.

Articles Featuring Dr. Kevin Huoh

Intracapsular Tonsillectomy Surgery: Coblation vs Microdebrider

The microdebrider and Coblation techniques are the two predominant surgeries for intracapsular tonsillectomy for pediatric patients. Pediatric otolaryngologist Dr. Kevin Huoh discusses the pros and cons of each.

Intracapsular Tonsillectomy: Regrowth, Revision & Recovery

Pediatric ENT Dr. Kevin Huoh addresses intracapsular tonsillectomy and the concerns that clinicians might have regarding tonsil regrowth and the need for revision tonsillectomoy surgery.

Pediatric Intracapsular Tonsillectomy: Benefits of Retaining Minimal Tonsillar Tissue

Intracapsular tonsillectomy is a surgical method that retains some tonsillar tissue and leaves the capsule intact. Dr. Kevin Huoh, pediatric otolaryngologist, discusses his experience with reduced postoperative pain and hemorrhage using this technique.

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