Bradley F. Marple, M.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he practices rhinology and skull base surgery. He is Chief of the Otolaryngology service at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Marple is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Marple’s research interests include intranasal wound healing, inflammation, and allergic fungal sinusitis. He serves on the Task Force for Continuing Medical Education for the American Board of Otolaryngology as a board test question author, and is a faculty member for the home study course in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He is on the editorial board for respiratory reviews and has authored multiple articles and book chapters.


Medical School University of Oklahoma (1988)
Internship UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1989), Otolaryngology
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1994), Otoloryngology

Clinical Interest

Nose & Sinus (Rhinology) Disorders
  • Acute & Chronic Sinusitis
  • Allergic Fungal Sinustitis
  • Hereditary Hemmorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Loss of Smell & Taste
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
Surgical Corrections of Nose & Nose Disorders
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak of the Nose
  • Deviated Nasal Septum Reconstruction (Septoplasty)
  • Inverted Sinonasal Papilloma
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp Removal
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Sphenoid Sinus

Research Interest

  • Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
  • Intranasal Inflammation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Natural History of Allergic Fungal Sinusitis: A Four to Ten Year Follow-Up, (presented at the AAO-HNS 09/01, Denver, CO
Marple BF, Newcomer MN, Schwade ND, Mabry RL Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery June 2002 126 (6) 669-676
Management of Sphenoid Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea, presented at AAOHS 09/00
Mehendale, NH, Marple BF, Nussenbaum B, Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery February 2002 126 147-153
Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis: Current Theories and Management Strategies
Marple BF Laryngoscope June 2001 111 (6) 1006-1019.
The Use of Immunotherapy in Previously Treated Patients with Allergic Fungal Sinusitis (presented at the AAOA 09/00)
Bassichis BA, Marple BF, Mabry RL, Newcomber M, Schwade ND Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Surgery May 2001 125 (5) 487-490
Characteristics of bony erosion in allergic fungal sinusitis.
Nussenbaum B, Marple BF, Schwade ND Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery February 2001 Vol 124(2) P150-4

Honors & Awards

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Academic Honor Award (2001)
  • University of TX Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
    Chief Resident Achievement Award for Outstanding Faculty (1996)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Outstanding Student in Surgery (1988)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Graduate with Highest Honors (1988)
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medica Honor Society (1987)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • Texas Medical Association