Dr. Richard T. Hung, MD

Dr. Richard T. Hung, MD

Sinus Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Dr. Richard Hung is very passionate about providing the absolute best ENT care in the city of Houston. He...Read more

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based on 24 total surveys (17 with reviews)
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in Houston, TX |
I highly recommend Dr. Hung to anyone suffering with sinus issues. I have been dealing with multiple sinus infections for years till I finally found Dr. Hung. I am breathing so much better. I am sleeping very well now, no longer having to flip side to side to reduce the sinus congestion. Dr. Hung is very knowledgeable and friendly. Please seek out his help if you are suffering from any ENT issues. His staff and office are very helpful.
in Lufkin, TX |
Dr Hung diagnosed my issue immediately and surgery was scheduled. Surgery went well and recovery time was minimal - I attribute this to Dr. Hung.
in Houston, TX |
Dr Hung is a fantastic doctor! He's friendly, personable and really takes the time to make you feel comfortable and ensures that you understand your specific medical situation. I have already recommended Dr Hung to my family as well as several friends. All of the office staff are friendly and they go out of their way to make you feel welcome.
in Houston, TX |
He performed my Sinus surgery in May of 2015. I am very pleased with the outcome, I am now able to breathe clearly and freely. I rarely take medicine now for my sinuses. I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Hung he is excellent with following up on your condition. I thank God that I finally found a doctor that cares, he stays current on the latest medical procedures, medicine and technology. He is truly a life saver.
in Woodville TX |
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in Cypress, TX |
Has good judgment , excellent medical skills , is a problem solver and patient friendly. Dr. hung has solved numerous medical problems for me and one bad infection cured about five years convinced me he is the top ENT in Houston. Excellent surgery ability.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Hung was highly recommended to me by another doctor. The recommendation proved to be quite true. Very personable, a great listener and explains everything so you know exactly what to expect. His diagnosis was thorough and accurate and after years of sinus issues I finally have found relief.
in Houston, TX |
I have seen Dr. Hung for over 2 years or since my relocation to Houston. I'd suffered from chronic sinus infections. He did my surgery. He is a very caring, considerate doctor. He WILL spend the necessary time to assuage any fears or concerns. I highly recommend him.
in Houston, Texas |
Dr. Hung is the best!!! He is a listener, great communicator and just a great physician. I had the balloon sinus surgery and have been headache free with absolute clear nasal passages. Recommend this office,physician and wonderful staff.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Hung was very professional, courteous and accommodating; his willingness to listen to all your issues and symptoms and also explaining all processes, procedures and medications was helpful and reassuring. Very impressed.... Highly recommend!
in Houston, TX |
Kind, considerate professional, Dr. Hung offers his patient's his time and attention, setting them at ease and explaining options and treatments as thoroughly as needed. I think he's one of Houston's TOP Doctors.
in Houston, TX |
No matter how what question I asked Dr Hung or his staff, their attitude was to solve any and all my concerns This was most reasuring They were always concerned about my wellbeing
in Houston, TX |
Dr.Hung is an excellent physician .He is bright , very patient friendly, and is the right doctor for the 21st century. I am very satisfied with his services and will recommend him to my friends .
in Houston, TX |
I had the balloon sinuplasty procedure with Dr. Hung. It was a bit scary but Dr. Hung is very calming and reassuring. He made the whole experience painless. After having chronic sinus infections, my sinuses are much more open and I can breathe much better. I would definitely recommend Dr. Hung to anyone needing treatment.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Hung is a personable professional that makes one at ease during some necessarily evasive procedures. He makes every effort to inform his patients of what exactly is your condition and his plan to improve it. My wife and I had the same procedure done and our experiences were consistent on how how we were treated. Wait times can vary on getting in, but are consistent with people that are in high demand. Front office is very efficient and friendly.
in Cypress, TX |
Dr. Hung listens to your issues and recommends solutions. Follow-up post nasal balloon dilation was diligent and professional.
in Houston, TX |
Dr Hung injected my ear with a solution which he said was a steroid. It caused immediate extreme reaction. He claimed not to know what caused the pain. I was unable to drive myself home. He gave me a prescription for pain...the office never called to follow up . Shockingly poor.i informed my doctor who had referred me, and he also was extremely puzzled by the use of a steroid injection in the ear.
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Dr. Hung says...

Dr. Richard Hung is very passionate about providing the absolute best ENT care in the city of Houston.  He cares deeply about each patient; making sure that everyone gets the personalized attention that is lacking in today's practice of medicine.

He is graduate of Baylor College of Medicine.  He received is Board Certification in 1993.  Being a native Houstonian, he moved back to Houston and joined the Center for ENT.  

His practice involves the entire scope of ENT, but has special skill and interests in office-based Sinuplasty.  He is able to treat patients with chronic sinusitis and nasal congestion here in the office without the risks associated with general anesthesia.  

He accepts new patients and would be honored to be your ENT doctor.

Dr. Hung says...

Balloon Sinuplasty is the latest use of technology to treat patient with Sinusitis and Sinus Congestion.  Dr. Hung is one of the first ENT surgeons in Houston to offer this procedure.  Over the years, he has perfected the Balloon Sinuplasty technique to be a straightforward and comfortable experience for his patients.  

Dr. Hung's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sinus Surgery
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Hung's Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Wi

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas / Austin Campus

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

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Specialties

  • Sinus Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair