Dr. Melton J. Horwitz, MD

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(713) 795-0111

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Dr. Horwitz is a native Houstonian who graduated from San Jacinto High School and attended The University of Houston. He received his medical education at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed Otolaryngology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. His special interests are otologic surgery, rehabilitation of hearing loss with implants, endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty and laser surgery. Doctor Horwitz has been cited annually in Best Doctors of America.Read more

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 1966

  • Internship Hospital
    Mc Va

    Completed in 1967

    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Med Affiliated Hospital

    Completed in 1971

  • Fellowship Hospital
    House Ear Institute

    Completed in 1972

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Houston / University Park

    Graduated in 1964

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Horwitz's Care Philosophy

Dr. Horwitz is a native Houstonian who graduated from San Jacinto High School and attended The University of Houston. He received his medical education at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed Otolaryngology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. His special interests are otologic surgery, rehabilitation of hearing loss with implants, endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty and laser surgery. Doctor Horwitz has been cited annually in Best Doctors of America.