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Dr. Ibrahim Alava, III, MD

Otolaryngologist

 UTMed

Physician Biography

Dr. Ibrahim Alava earned his medical degree at The University of Miami and completed his internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Board certified in otolaryngology (ENT), Dr. Alava has been in practice since 2008. His clinical interests include new innovations in the treatment of subglottic stenosis, endocrine head and neck surgery, skin cancers of the head and neck, and all aspects of general otolaryngology. He also treats allergies, chronic sinusitis, hearing loss, tumors, facial trauma, nasal polyps, deviated septum, smell disorders and swallowing disorders.

Dr. Alava serves as an assistant professor in the Department of  Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.  His research interests revolve around patient-centered outcomes and healthcare disparities in the underserved.

Patients describe Dr. Alava as an excellent listener who answers questions fully and provides clear instructions. They rate him highly on the amount of time he spends with patients and his friendliness and caring attitude. His patients also report a high degree of satisfaction with their treatment outcomes. 

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Fax: (713) 383-3727

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