Practice Contact Information
Houston Methodist Hospital
6550 Fannin Street
Web Site: https://www.texasheadnecksurgery.com/
Areas of surgical specialization in Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon, Reconstructive Head & Neck Surgery
Dr. Joshua Kain is a board-certified Otolaryngologist and fellowship-trained Head & Neck Cancer, Robotic, Skull Base and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a native to the great state of Texas and proud to call this home.
He attended Texas A&M University where he was awarded his undergraduate degree with summa cum laude distinction in Biomedical Sciences. Thereafter, he attended the McGovern Medical School (the University of Texas at Houston) and grew a deep appreciation for the vast opportunities in the Texas Medical Center. He left the great state for internship, residency and fellowship training at the University of Alabama Birmingham hospitals and the University of California-Davis respectively prior to returning to Houston.
He specializes in benign and malignant masses of the head and neck including the mouth, face, ears, eyes, throat, salivary glands, thryoid gland, parathyroid glands and upper airway/esophagus. This focus includes treatment of skin cancers of the scalp, face and neck.
Dr. Kain has a passion for reconstruction after cancer or traumatic injuries including specialization in microvascular tissue transplantation and grafting. He has completed advanced training in craniomaxillofacial trauma surgery for repairs of the facial skeleton.
He is an assistant professor within the Houston Methodist Acadmic Institutute, Houston Methodist Research Institute and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. He is a clinical adjunct faculty member for Texas A&M College of Medicine. He is surrounded by superb, comprehensive sub-specialty trained colleagues in the Houston Methodist Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery under chairman Dr. Mas Takashima.
-Targeted fluorescent nerve imaging probes for intraoperative guidance
-Free flap outcomes for head and neck oncologic, congenital and traumatic reconstruction
-Intra-tumoral chemo-embolization for recurrent, advanced head and neck cancer