Ronald Deskin, M.D.

Clinical Professor

Department: Otolaryngology

Biography

Born Corsicana Texas,B.A. Chemistry UT Austin 1969, MD UTMB 1969, Pediatrics Internship UTMB 1969-70,Otolaryngology Residency UTMB 1970-74,Private Practice Ped Oto Austin Tx 1974-1993, Fellowship Ped Oto Childrens Hosp of Boston at Harvard 1990-91. Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at UTMB Galveston 1993-2004.

Education

Medical School University of Texas at Galveston (1969)
Internship University of TX Medical Branch Hosp (1970), Pediatrics
Residency University of TX Medical Branch Hosp (1971), Otolaryngology
Residency University of TX Medical Branch Hosp (1974), Surgery
Fellowship Harvard Medical School Childrens Hospital (1991), Pediatric Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Adenoids - Pediatric Age < 18
  • Ear Drainage, Infection & Pain (Otalgia)
  • Myringotomy Tubes

Research Interests

  • otitis media
  • otitis media

Publications

Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Molecular Characterization of Mutations in Patients with Benign and Aggressive RRP

Pou,Weems, Deskin Annals of ORL 2003

Middle Ear Fluid Histamine and Leukotriene B4 in Middle Ear Fluid

McCormick and Deskin International Journal of Ped Otorhinolaryngology 2003 vol 67 221-230

Molecular Characterization of Mutations in Patients with Benign and Aggressive RRP

Pou,Weems, Deskin Annals of ORL 2003

Middle Ear Fluid Histamine and Leukotriene B4 in Middle Ear Fluid

McCormick and Deskin International Journal of Ped Otorhinolaryngology 2003 vol 67 221-230

Metanalysis of Pediatric Tympanoplasty

Vrabec, Deskin Archives of Otolaryngology May 1999 vol 125 530-534

Metanalysis of Pediatric Tympanoplasty

Vrabec, Deskin Archives of Otolaryngology May 1999 vol 125 530-534

Brochoscopic Findings as Indication For Tracheostomy in Burned Child

Deskin , Prater Archives of Otolaryngology October 1998 vol 24 1115-1117

Brochoscopic Findings as Indication For Tracheostomy in Burned Child

Deskin , Prater Archives of Otolaryngology October 1998 vol 24 1115-1117

Management of Pediatric Aspirated Foreign Bodies

Deskin, Young, Hoffman Laryngoscope April 1997 vol 107,number 4 540-543

Management of Pediatric Aspirated Foreign Bodies

Deskin, Young, Hoffman Laryngoscope April 1997 vol 107,number 4 540-543

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Honors/Awards

  • Texas Monthly
    Super Docs 2005, 2006, (2007)
  • Best Doctors
    1994, 1995, 1996 (1997)
  • Mu Delta Award
    outstanding intern award (1970)
  • Gold Headed Cane Award
    medical student award for outstanding clinical performance (1969)
  • MuDelta Award
    outstanding student award (1969)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • american Soc of Pediatric otolaryngology (1985)
  • DCMS,TMA,Amer Acad of Otolaryngology,Amer Acad of Pediatrics,
  • Soc of ENT Advances in Children,Texas Ped Soc,
  • Soc of University Otolaryngologists,