Dr. Daniel Slaughter, MD

Dr. Daniel Slaughter, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Daniel Slaughter, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.Read his story

12221 Renfert Way Ste 110

Austin, TX 78758

Contact Information

(512) 601-0303

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Slaughter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Balloon Sinuplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Slaughter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Slaughter "DANIEL SLAUGHTER, M.D. Dr. Daniel Slaughter earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX after entering at the age of 19 as the youngest student in the prestigious school's history. He served as freshman class student president and graduated with honors as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He continued his training with a five year residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. This intensive training encompassed all aspects of ear, nose, and throat, head and neck surgery, and facial plastic surgical care. Board certified in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine Subspecialty Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Dr. Daniel Slaughter has been in practice for more than 20 years in Austin, TX. Dr. Slaughter has been actively involved in teaching and the development of leading edge technologies in Otolaryngology. He was integral in the development and FDA approval of balloon sinuplasty technology and serves as a Center of Excellence for Entellus Medical providing mentoring of Otolaryngologists nation-wide in balloon sinuplasty. Active in various professional organizations, Dr. Daniel Slaughter is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society, and the Austin Society of Otolaryngology. He is an avid athlete and enjoys running, road cycling, swimming, and basketball. He has competed in many triathlon races including completing an Ironman Triathlon. Dr. Slaughter and his wife have two wonderful college age sons and the entire family enjoys traveling, running, and hiking together."


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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

85  Conditions Treated


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45  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Texas A&M U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slaughter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slaughter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slaughter to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Slaughter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I believe also, that Dr Slaughter runs everyone through the same three procedures, he bragged 11 a day, After over $10,000 to my insurance, six months later I snore again, it was the only problem I had. He tried to convince me I had all these sinus problems, Also, the ten minute procedure he said...more
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This man is a horrible doctor. I stupidly trusted him and after 3 procedures my health is worse. He is incredibly pompous and patronizing. Also worth noting, this office sends you emails asking you to review them. If you are honest and tell them you aren't happy, they will send you harassing mail....more
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ENT Specialist who is in business strictly for the money, and not in any way for your health concerns. I have heard other ENT Dr.'s in town laugh about this guy, and when I went to one, and said I had been to Slaughter, he said "Let me guess, you had a balloon sinuplasty"... Stay FAR away from...more
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I am sorry you have this impression of Dr. Slaughter. He has 23 years of experience as an ENT physician and his primary goal is providing high quality care to his patients. He is a specialist in Sinus & Snoring procedures and as such, performs more of these type of procedures for patients that NEED it. If you have a concern about your healthcare at our facility, please call our office and speak to me so we can get your needs taken care of. Sangita Lakhia 512-596-1424 (Practice Administrator)

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The best bed side nurses, and fast answering office staff. I couldn't have picked a better Dr & team, to handle my 2 year old tonsillectomy!!
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I'm a doctor myself and after meeting him, I referred some patients to him. Allergies & other issues he has treated are very common in Austin. All the patients referred were happy with their results and I went to see him myself recently. He quickly & accurately diagnosed the problems and...more
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We are so happy to hear that you are happy and healthy! Thank you for sharing your experience on Health grades! We appreciated the trust you have in Dr. Slaughter to send your family and patients as well. We look forward to taking care of your dad!

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