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Dr. Gomez is a board certified otolaryngology - head & neck surgeon.  He completed medical school and residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  He specializes in reconstructive surgery of children born with ear deformities and small ears (microtia), seeing patients at all ages for counseling, diagnosis and surgical treatment.  He also treats children’s hearing problems, complex airway and obstructive sleep apnea issues. Dr. Gomez has partnered with the Pediatric Endocrinology Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles -- a top 5 ranked pediatric endocrine program in the United States -- to provide surgical intervention for thyroid issues. Dr. Gomez has authored several articles on the topic of ankyloglossia or “tongue tie” in young children which have been published in leading articles. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Education

Medical School: 

University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio

Internship: 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport , Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Residency: 

University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Fellowship: 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Microtia Reconstructive Surgery and Hearing Disorders
Ear Deformities
Thyroid Surgery
Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Airway Surgery
Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Publications: 

Ankyloglossia: Last three-years of outpatient care at a tertiary referral center Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul 22;126:109599.

Tympanostomy tube placement and ear drops: Evidence-based cost saving models Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Jul; 110:110-113.

Hypovolemic shock after labial and lingual frenulectomy: A report of two cases Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Sep; 100:223-224.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Boulevard
Otolaryngology MS# 58
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2145Office
Fax: 323-361-3717Fax

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Encino

5363 Balboa Blvd.
Suite #121
Encino, CA 91316
Phone: 818-788-3061Office
Referral: 888-631-2452Referral
Fax: 323-361-8999Fax