Robert Butler, MD, FACS, FAAOA
Dr. Butler has over 25 years of experience treating both adults and children. He has a conservative approach and emphasizes patient education to guide clinical decision making. His physician assistant, Michelle Grimes, PA-C, is an integral part of his team since 2015 and provides continuity of care when Dr. Butler is in surgery or unavailable.
Fellowship certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, he leads the Austin ENT allergy department which performs the full scope of allergy testing, shots and sublingual drops. He has a special interest in chronic and recurrent sinusitis and uses computer navigation and his experience when surgery is necessary.
Dr. Butler is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and evaluates parotid neoplasms, thyroid nodules and other neck masses. He is ACS trained in ultrasound and needle biopsy which assists with determining if surgery is indicated or can be safely avoided.
Dr. Butler grew up in Austin where he obtained an engineering degree with honors from the University of Texas. After finishing medical school at UTMB, he received his ENT training at Georgetown University in Washington DC. His children are following their dreams with ongoing education at the university level. Outside of the office he and his wife enjoy the performing arts, all things burnt orange and adventurous outdoor activities.
Board Certified by Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1992
Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC