What is an Otolaryngology Doctor?
Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.
Jacob Minor, M.D.
Jacob Minor, MD is a Texas native and earned his bachelor’s of science in biochemistry at Texas A&M University, where graduated summa cum Iaude. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he also finished Baylor’s International Health Track.
He completed his training in Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose, and Throat) at the University of Colorado at Denver. During his residency, he was recognized for outstanding basic science research and was awarded for top examination scores. He spent extensive time at Colorado Children’s Hospital, one of the top five pediatric hospitals in the US.
As a member of the medical staff at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, Dr. Minor will provide head and neck medical care and allergy evaluation and treatment. He has special interests in revision sinus surgery, middle ear reconstruction, laryngeal microsurgery, and pediatric otolaryngology.