About Us

 

Valley Ear Nose & Throat offers the most complete ENT care in the Rio Grande Valley. Our physicians and staff combine their experience and expertise to offer services in audiology, sleep disorders, voice and swallowing disorders, sinus disease, allergies, and head and neck surgery.

Our two dermatologists allow us to offer complete dermatology care. We also have a fellowship trained cosmetic surgeon and offer services ranging from skin cancer treatment, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, to Botox and fillers.

Valley ENT is the oldest ENT practice in the Valley and since its inception it has been our desire to offer the most up-to-date comprehensive ENT care available in South Texas.

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Our Doctors

Alastair Lynn-Macrae, M.D.
Board Certified

Medical
Cornell University Medical College
New York, New York – 2000

Internship
Northwestern University Medical
Chicago, Illinois – 2001

Residency
Northwestern University Medical
Chicago, Illinois – 2005

Frank R. Glatz, M.D.
Board Certified

Medical
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina – 1997

Internship
Southern Illinois University
Springfield, Illinois – 1999

Residency
Southern Illinois University
Springfield, Illinois

Joseph H. Hemer, D.O.
Board Certified

Medical
Western University of Health Science/COMP
Pomona, California – 1982

Internship
Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
Garden City, Michigan -1983

Residency
Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
Garden City, Michigan – 1984

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1988

J. Turner Wright, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Board Certified

Medical
University of Texas SouthwesternDallas, Texas – M.D. 1990

Internship
University of Texas Medical Center – General Surgery
Houston, Texas – 1991

Residency
Duke University Medical Center – ENT
Durham, North Carolina – 1996

Societies
American Academy of Otolaryngology
Fellow American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

James J. Sorce, M.D.
Board Certified

Medical
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York – 1991

Residency
Northwestern University Medical McGaw Medical Center General Surgery
Chicago, Illinois – 1993
Northwestern University Medical McGaw Medical Center Otolaryngology-Head & Neck
Chicago, Illinois – 1996

Gregory S. Rowin, D.O.
Board Certified

Medical
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Forth, Worth Texas – M.D., 1990

Internship
Mount Clemens General Hospital
Mount Clemens, Minnesota -M.D., 1991

Residency
Mount Clemens General Hospital Otolaryngology/Plastic Surgery
Mount Clemens, MI – 1995

Societies
American Association Osteopathic College
American Osteopathic Texas Osteopathic

Keith A. Picou, M.D.
Board Certified

Medical
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas – M.D., 1974

Internship
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas – M.D. 1974

Residency
Baylor Department of Dermatology
Houston, Texas – Dermatology, July 1975-June 1978

Brook Army Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology
San Antonio, Texas – Otolaryngology, July 1980-June 1984

Nuremberg West German United States Army Medical Corp. Department of Otolaryngology
98th General Field Hospital – Otolaryngology July 1984- June 1987

Charles P. Theivagt, M.D.
Board Certified

Medical
University of Illinois, Champain-Urbana: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy 1999
Southern Illinois University – School of Medicine 2003

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: General Surgery Internship 2004
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: Otolaryngology 07/2004 – 06/2008

Board Certifications
Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology 2010

Honors and Achievements
Vice President of the Southern Illinois University chapter of the Student National Medical Association 2003-2004
Organized volunteer trip to Mexico City for College Students at University of Illinois 1998

Professional Societies
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

John Austin, M.D.

Board Certified

Medical
University of Wyoming, Laramie-Wyoming: Bachelor of Science 1982
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah – Doctor of Medicine 1986

Residency
University of Southern Califronia Los Angeles County Medical Center: Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. 1987 – 1991
University Of texas M.D Anderson Cancer Center: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology. 1991-1992

Board Certifications
Certifies by the National Board of Medical Examiners 1987
Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology 1992

Honors and Achievements
America’s Top Surgeons 2004 – 2006
Who’s Who in america 1997
Who’s Who in healthcare and Medicine 1997
Who´s Who in Science and Engineering 1996
Who´s who in the World 1996
M.D Anderson Surgical Oncology Fellows Outstanding Teacher Award 1994
TMA Physicians oncology Education Program Recgnition Award 1994
Who´s Who of Americans in the South and Southwest 1994
Selected as Founding Member of Sir Charles Bell Society 1994
Who´s Who of American College and Univesity Students 1982

Professional Societies
American Medical Association
American Academy of Otorlaryngology
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Salerni Collegium(The University of Southern California Medical Society Honorarium)
M.D Anderson associates
Texas Medical Association
Texs Association of Otolaryngology
American Board of Otolaryngology
J.P Bordelon, M.D, and Associates
Fellow American College of Surgeons