Paulina Suchanova 1

PAVLINA SUCHANOVA, M.D.

 

Education:     

08/1997-05/2003                                                 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI                                                   
                                                                                           Bachelor  of Arts in Anthropology and Co-major in University Honors,                                                                                                                   Minor in  Art and Art History

05/2004-05/2008                                                 University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
                                                                                           Doctor of Medicine

07/2008-06/2009                                                 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
                                                                                           Internship: General Surgery

07/2009-06/2013                                                 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
                                                                                           Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery



Certification:         

06/2014                                                                      American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

 

presentations and publications:                     

Suchanova PP, Pattisapu P, Mohyuddin NG, Takashima M. “Recurrent submandibular gland pleomorphic adenoma transforming into a metastatic myepithelial carcinoma to the clivus: a case report and discussion.  Presented during April 2013 COSM Annual Meeting.

Suchanova PP, Mohyuddin NG, Rodriguez-Waitkus PM, Eicher SA. “Rhinoscleroma in an Urban Non-endemic Setting.” Otolarygol Head Neck Surgery. 2012; 147:173-174.  Presented during September 2011 AAO Annual Meeting.

 

invited Lectures:

“Clival Masses: Salivary Myoepithelial Carcinoma Metastatic to Clivus.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. May 2013.       

 “Tobacco Cessation: How to Help Patients to Quit.” MD Anderson Cancer Center Head and  Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. March 2012.

 “Subglottic Stenosis.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. November 2011.

“Syndromic Child in Otolaryngology.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. July 2011.

“Malingering in the ENT World. Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. April 2011

 “Rhinoscleroma.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Grand Rounds. December 2010.

“Congenital Nasal Masses: Dermoids.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. August 2010

 “Parapharygeal Branchial Cleft Cysts in Adults.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery   Grand Rounds. June 2010

“Tobacco Cessation.” Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. March 2010.

 

scientific research:

08/2011-12/2011                      Completed research with Dr. R. Stasney and Dr. A. Thekdi at the Texas Voice Center in                                                                                Houston; non acid reflux.

  06/2007-08/2007                    Completed investigation with Dr. L.J. Marentette, director of Skull Base Program,                                                                                          University of Michigan Medical School, Otolaryngology Department; Quality of life after                                                                         subcranial approach for anterior skull base tumors.

 

Honors and awards:

2011                                         Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award

2008                                         Dean’s commendation for Excellence in Clinical Skills and the Art of  Medicine Award - for                                                                     outstanding skills in verbal communication with patients, interviewing, counseling, and physical                                                         diagnosis.

  2007                                       Honors in Clinical Otolaryngology rotation.

  2006                                       Honors in Clinical General Surgery rotation.

  2006                                       Commendation Note for Communication Skills by Standardized Patient Instructors.

  2006-2008                         Recipient of Roberts Family Scholarship-for academic merit and financial need.

  2005-2006                         Recipient of Oliphant Memorial Scholarship-for academic merit and financial need.

  2005-2006                         Recipient of Alexander S. Vida Memorial Scholarship-for sophomore medical student with                                                                     humanities major.

 

Professional memberships:

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Harris County Medical Society

Texas Medical Association

American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy

 

Work History:         

12/2016-                               Houston Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, LL                                                                                                                                                                                     Houston, TX

 

10/2013-08/2016          Texas Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists, P.A.                                                                                                                                                                              Houston, TX

 

Blog Articles written

THE BALLOON SINUPLASTY PROCEDURE: PROCESS, SIDE EFFECTS, AND RECOVERY

WHAT IS A BALLOON SINUPLASTY? (INDICATIONS, BENEFITS, AND RISKS)

ACUTE VS CHRONIC SINUSITIS: TREATMENT OPTIONS

EVERYTHING HOUSTON RESIDENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SINUSITIS DIAGNOSIS

WHAT IS A SINUS INFECTION? (SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

 

 

Personal interests:    

Fluent in English, Czech, Slovak; conversational in Spanish and beginner knowledge off Russian and German

Weightlifting, playing piano, chess/cards and board games, painting/sculpture, cooking ethnic food, traveling and learning new languages.

 

Schedule

Monday- Friday: Sugar Land Office

 

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