Alex Daniel Sweeney, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Dorothy L. McGee Endowed Chair
Baylor College of Medicine

Alex Daniel Sweeney, M.D. Photo

Positions

Assistant Professor and Dorothy L. McGee Endowed Chair
Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Director, Hearing and Balance Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Neurotology Fellowship Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology
Texas Children's Hospital

Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine

Address

Jamail Specialty Care Center (Clinic)
1977 Butler Blvd.
Suite E5.200
5th floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-5900
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Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Certification American Board of Otolaryngology

  • Neurotology Certification American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

  • BA from University of Pennsylvania
    05/2004 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States

  • MD from Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2008 - Houston, Texas United States
  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2013 - Houston, Texas United States

    Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

  • Fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    06/2015 - Nashville, Tennessee United States

    Michael E. Glasscock III, M.D. fellow in Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Male

Program Director

Cochlear Implantation: A Professional and Personal Perspective
Bobby R. Alford Otology and Neurotology Education Series
January 25, 2021

Planning Committee

Cochlear Implantation: A Professional and Personal Perspective
Bobby R. Alford Otology and Neurotology Education Series
January 25, 2021

Professional Statement

Alex D. Sweeney, M.D. is double board certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology. He has particular interests in hearing loss, cochlear implantation and skull base tumors. He earned his medical degree and completed residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. Following residency, he completed a 2-year clinical and research fellowship as the Michael E. Glasscock III fellow of the Otology Group at Vanderbilt University.

Professional Achievements

  • Member
    06/2008 - Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society; Texas beta chapter

  • Member
    06/2008 - Gold Humanism Honor Society

Professional Interests

  • Hearing Loss

  • Tumors of the ear, temporal bone and skull base such as acoustic neuromas/vestibular schwannomas, meningiomas and carcinomas

  • Cochlear implantation

  • Cholesteatoma and chronic ear disease

  • Temporal brain hernias and cerebrospinal fluid leaks

  • Facial nerve disorders

  • Otosclerosis

  • Superior semicircular canal dehiscence

  • Balance disorders

  • Endoscopic ear surgery (EES)

Professional Specialties

  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Neurotology