Luke Shellenberger, M.D., completed his otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the University of Iowa, where he trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the Children's Hospital of Iowa. He received the 2005 Alfreda Van Wart Award for clinical resident research, as well as the 2003 Resident Teaching Award. Prior to surgical residency training, Dr. Shellenberger obtained his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, where he was an Alpha Omega Alpha honors graduate and was the Exceptional Graduate in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery for 2001. A native of College Station, Dr. Shellenberger attended Baylor University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1997. Dr. Shellenberger's professional interests include pediatric and general otolaryngology, especially in the surgical treatment of hearing loss, head and neck and thyroid cancers, and facial reconstruction. He is active in several professional societies, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Texas Medical Association, Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, and the Tarrant County Medical Society. He has been invited to present papers at several national academy meetings, and has published research articles in a number of national journals. His research interests include advances in the treatment of vocal cord paralysis and management of pain after tonsillectomy. Beyond his practice in Mansfield and Arlington, Dr. Shellenberger enjoys spending time with his two daughters, Caroline and Audrey and his son, Alex.