Dr. Ryan Neilan, MD

Dr. Ryan Neilan, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Ryan Neilan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.Read his story

9301 Pinecroft Dr Ste 150

Shenandoah, TX 77380

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Neilan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Neilan "Dr. Ryan E. Neilan attended The University of Texas at Austin where he graduated with Honors while obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Human Biology in just three years. He then went on to graduate Valedictorian at The University of Texas Medical Branch receiving his Medical Doctorate with Highest Honors, as well as various other academic awards. Dr. Neilan is a Mavis P. Kelsey Scholar, awarded for medical excellence. He is the current Chairman of the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands. He completed his Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is the recipient of a William P. Potsic Award from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology; and is an author in many scientific publications, including the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Neilan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of both the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and the American Rhinologic Society, where he holds several committee positions. Dr. Neilan sits nationally on the "Rhinology and Paranasal Sinuses Committee" for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Neilan is a former Clinical Instructor for the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern. He has been honored as a Vitals "Top 10 Doctor", and received both the "Patients' Choice Award" and "Compassionate Doctor Recognition". Clinically he sees the breadth of general Otolaryngology, with a particular interest in Rhinology/Allergy/Endoscopic Sinonasal Surgery as well as Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Neilan cares for adults and children at both of our Woodlands locations."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Neilan "Dr. Neilan is passionate about using his extensive fund of knowledge and surgical expertise along with his patient's own goals and expectations to provide the best possible indivdualized treatment plan. "

4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

66  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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

  • The University of Texas at Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Neilan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Neilan's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Neilan to family and friends
22 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Neilan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Excellent experience with entire procedure from initial assessment,to procedure itself, to post exam assessment to explanation of ear condition post process. Plenty of time spent with me by all staff that were involved. Nice to be in an office setting where everyone is pleasant and engaging
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Dr. Neilan was attentive, had EXCELLENT listening skills and was efficient! I was dreading going because I knew there would be a wait. Not with Dr. Neilan! He kept on schedule! I choose him because he has a great education background. He's smart and his academics show that he finished school early!...more
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Friendly, professional and efficient.
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Very Knowledgable, great bedside manner.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Ryan Neilan for the past year for sinusitis and allergies and after suffering for a long time with chronic sinus infection I finally decided to do the sinus surgery and I couldn't be more happy with the results. I can finally breath again. Dr. Ryan Neilan is a excellent...more
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