Pediatric Otolaryngologist/Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist
Dr. Ho is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is a pediatric otolaryngologist within the Division of Otolaryngology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ho treats patients with disorders encompassing the entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology, from routine health care for children with minor ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems to complicated head and neck, sinuses and airway surgical interventions in the operating room. He earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in otolaryngology at the Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at the world-renowned Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, specializing in airway reconstruction.
Dr. Ho’s clinical interests outside of airway reconstructive surgery include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, sleep-disordered breathing, noisy breathing, swallowing disorders, benign and malignant head, neck, and face tumors, lymphovascular malformations, congenital head/neck cysts and masses, parotid and submandibular gland surgery, sinus and nasal disorders, velopharyngeal insufficiency, choanal atresia repair, ear, nose and throat (ENT) manifestations of craniofacial problems; endoscopic ear surgery, cholesteatoma removal, mastoidectomy, bone-anchored hearing aid implantation, and ear perforations.
Dr. Ho is board certified in otolaryngology. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, he has written chapters for medical textbooks and presented at national conferences. Dr. Ho’s research interests include pediatric thyroid cancer (trends, etiology, minimally invasive techniques and advanced adjuvant therapies), functional outcomes and cost effectiveness of surgery. He has volunteered his time to provide medical care to underserved populations through international mission trips.
Dr. Ho sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus. He is fluent in English and conversant in Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese.
The Division of Otolaryngology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers comprehensive care for children with a full range of ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions. Whether for management of routine ENT problems that can be treated in the office, or more complex diseases of the head and neck requiring surgical intervention in the operating room, the team offers consultation and treatment services to address each child’s individual care needs. The otolaryngology team is proud to be part of the Nicklaus Children’s Craniofacial Center care team, participating in multidisciplinary care clinics to maximize convenience for families of children with facial differences.