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Dr. Samer Fakhri

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PROFESSOR and VICE CHAIR, PROGRAM...

Local Address: Houston, Texas, United States
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
 
Background

Employment History

  • Associate Professor and Program Director In the Department
    Otorhinolaryngology
  • Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Rhinologist
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Associate Professor and Residency Program Director
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Professor and Vice Chair
    Texas Medical Center
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair
    Texas Medical Center
  • Surgeon
    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Staff Member
    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery University of Texas Medical School at Houston Texas Sinus Institute

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MD
  • medical degree
    McGill University
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Samer Fakhri, ...
www.entvantagedx.com, 24 April 2014 [cached]
Samer Fakhri, M.D.
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Samer Fakhri, M.D.
Samer Fakhri, MD, is an internationally recognized rhinologist who is currently Professor, Vice Chair and Residency Program Director at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He currently serves as a committee member of the American Rhinologic Society and contributes yearly instructional courses to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In addition he is on the editorial board and a reviewer for Otolaryngology journals. He is a frequently invited national and international panelist and speaker. Dr. Fakhri has numerous scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Fakhri's areas of clinical interest include medical and surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis and sinonasal polyposis, image-guided surgery, endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery, CSF leak repair, and minimally invasive skull base surgery.
Lifeline - Cord Blood Bank
www.lifelinecordblood.com, 18 Aug 2014 [cached]
The Principal Investigator is Samer Fakhri, MD, surgeon at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Centre and associate professor and program director in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at UTHealth.
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"Currently, the only treatment options for sensorineural hearing loss are hearing aids or cochlear implants," Dr Fakhri said.
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About 15 per cent of children in the US also suffer from low-frequency or high-frequency hearing loss that can impact the child's speech, language, and social development and can increase their risk of developing learning disabilities, according to Dr Fakhri.
"We share Dr Fakhri's and Dr Baumgartner's passion and commitment to understanding more about the potential applications of cord blood to help repair nerve tissue," said Heather Brown, vice president of scientific and medical affairs at CBR.
First FDA-Approved Stem Cell Trial to Treat Hearing Loss Begins
www.stemcellsportal.com, 14 July 2012 [cached]
The yearlong trial is led by Samer Fakhri, MD, an internationally recognized rhinologist who is currently an associate professor and residency program director at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
The researchers are following 10 children, aged 6 weeks to 18 months old, who have sustained post-birth SNHL. Children who are deaf as a result of a genetic anomaly or syndrome are not eligible.
The patients are treated using stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood. "Currently, the only treatment options for sensorineural hearing loss are hearing aids or cochlear implants," Dr. Fakhri said.
“We found that the group that ...
www.ut-ent.net, 24 May 2012 [cached]
“We found that the group that received TIVA had a higher blood flow to the nose starting midway through surgery to the end of the procedure, compared to the inhalational group,†says principal investigator Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), an associate professor and residency program director in the UTHealth Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. “This is the first study to quantify that there is increased blood flow using TIVA over inhalational agents, and we objectively documented our results using optical rhinometry, a novel way of measuring blood flow into the nose.†Optical rhinometry uses a wavelength light emitter and an optical sensor placed across the bridge of the nose to detect changes in blood flow into the nasal mucosa.
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Samer Fakhri, MD
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Dr. Fakhri ordered special testing for unusual bacteria, and the culture came back positive for Mycobacterium abscessus, a bacterium distantly related to those that cause tuberculosis and leprosy. Â Part of a group of ubiquitous environmental mycobacteria, M. abscessus is found in water, soil and dust and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been known to contaminate medications and products, including medical devices. Â In May 2009, Dr. Fakhri ordered a nuclear medicine scan that confirmed that the bone located in the back of the septum and deep in her sinuses was infected.
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Faculty mentors for the residents are Dr. Luong; Martin J. Citardi, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; and Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), an associate professor and residency program director.
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Samer Fakhri, MD
Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), a faculty member at the UTHealth OtorhinolarygnologyTexas Sinus Institute and Texas Skull Base Physicians and a staff member at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, has been recognized with the medical school’s Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award for the sixth time.  Also recognized in 2011 was otorhinolaryngologist Sancak Yuksel, MD, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology.
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Martin Citardi, MD, FACS, and Samer Fakhri, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), core members of the Texas Sinus Institute and Texas Skull Base Physicians, have been named to the 2011 Best Doctors in America® list, which includes the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians.
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Dr. Citardi, who is chair and professor of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and chief of otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has been named to the list every year since 2005. Â Dr. Fakhri, an associate professor and residency program director in the department, joins him on the list this year.
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Samer Fakhri, MD
Lifeline - Cord Blood Bank
www.lifelinecordblood.com, 12 Jan 2012 [cached]
The Principal Investigator is Samer Fakhri, M.D., surgeon at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and associate professor and program director in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at UTHealth.
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"Currently, the only treatment options for sensorineural hearing loss are hearing aids or cochlear implants," Dr. Fakhri said.
...
About 15 percent of children in the U.S. also suffer from low-frequency or high-frequency hearing loss that can impact the child's speech, language, and social development and can increase their risk of developing learning disabilities, according to Dr. Fakhri.
"We share Dr. Fakhri's and Dr. Baumgartner's passion and commitment to understanding more about the potential applications of cord blood to help repair nerve tissue," said Heather Brown, vice president of scientific and medical affairs at CBR.
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