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Tara Morrison, MD

She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She moved to North Carolina to attend the Wake Forest University School of Medicine for her medical degree. She then went on to complete her residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston in 2001.

Recent Posts

What is a Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy (T&A)?

By:
Tara Morrison, MD
October 20, 2017
January 6, 2021 12:45 PM
tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy

      As part of our series on pediatric sleep apnea, we’d like to explain more about one of the potential treatments for sleep apnea in children – the tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A). Sleep apnea is no small matter for children. In addition to the health risk it represents, it can also lead to social problems for children, underperforming in school, bedwetting, behavioral issues, and other problems. Most parents are highly concerned about the risks of sleep apnea and want to learn as much as possible about the condition and the tools available to treat it. This guide will help you make important decisions about whether a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) is the right choice for your child.… Read More

What is a Frenulectomy or Frenectomy? (Reasons and Indications)

By:
Tara Morrison, MD
May 23, 2017
January 19, 2021 09:26 PM
Frenulectomy

      A frenulectomy (or Frenectomy) is a scary and intimidating sounding word for a common and simple procedure performed to address a number of medical problems, most often in the mouth of children and sometimes adults. Also referred to as a frenectomy or frenotomy, a frenulectomy  is an outpatient surgical procedure where your frenum is clipped or removed.… Read More

Dizziness While Driving?

Getting dizzy while driving can be a very scary experience, and even if it comes and goes in an instant, it can leave you extremely shaken and perhaps unable to drive. There can be several reasons why you became dizzy, including a vestibular migraine or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). The doctors at our Southwest Houston ENT clinic can examine your ears to see if a balance disorder is to blame for your dizziness, and will do everything they can to understand the source of the condition.… Read More

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