Dr. Kathleen Kelly Gallagher, MD

Dr. Kathleen Kelly Gallagher, MD

Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Kathleen Kelly Gallagher, MD is an otolaryngic skull base surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2007 and specializes in otolaryngic skull base surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

6550 Fannin St Ste 1701

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 798-5900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Tracheal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniofacial Tumors
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Head
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Neoplasm
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Disorders
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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40  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gallagher's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gallagher to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Gallagher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent experience with Dr. Gallagher. I was there with my father (the patient). We were seen quickly. She had a great bedside manner, explained procedures she was performing, answered many questions patiently, discussed why my father may be having the problems he was having, what could be done,...more
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