Chad Whited, MD
Board-Certified Otolaryngologist & Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr. Chad Whited is a board-certified Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck surgeon with specialized fellowship training in voice, swallowing, and airway disorders. Dr. Whited is currently the only fellowship-trained laryngologist in Austin and is equipped with a state-of-the-art voice lab for comprehensive video evaluations. Dr. Whited’s goals of providing world-class voice care to the Live Music Capital of the World has been recognized by his peers and Texas Monthly as Super Doctors Rising Star.
Using the most up-to-date equipment, Dr. Whited is able to perform numerous procedures such as vocal fold injections, biopsies, and airway evaluations safely and comfortably in the office, saving patients from having to go to the operating room. Dr. Whited also has specialized training in the management of laryngeal cancers using microscopes and lasers to remove cancerous tissues while preserving normal vocal fold tissue, optimizing patient outcomes.
A native Texan, Dr. Whited graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston where he served as class president. He then completed his residency in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he earned the Appleseed award for teaching. Dr. Whited then pursued advanced fellowship training in voice, swallowing, and airway disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Whited believes that it is important for an otolaryngologist, speech-language pathologist, and the patient to work together to develop a comprehensive plan for evaluating and treating voice and swallowing disorders. He is an active educator with his patients, has instructed at national meetings, and has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters.
Outside of the office, you can find Dr. Whited spending time with his family, running around Lady Bird Lake, enjoying Austin’s live music, playing golf, or exploring the Hill Country.
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Voice, Swallowing, and Airway Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison