Jill N. D’Souza, MD


  • The Woodlands
  • Specialty Care


Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)
Fax: 936-267-7917

Contact Information

Texas Childen's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, Outpatient Building, 3rd floor
Houston, TX 77384
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs
5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190
Atascocita, TX 77346
United States

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Medical Branch medical school Doctor of Medicine 2011
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital residency Otolaryngology 2016
Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology 2017


I believe in the patient centered approach, involving family and the healthcare team to achieve the best outcome. My practice uses evidence-based medicine to evaluate and present treatment options for each individual case.  

Clinical Interests:

Airway Disease, Subglottic Stenosis, Complex Laryngotracheal Stenosis, Airway Reconstruction, Posterior Laryngeal Cleft, Laryngomalacia, Tracheotomy-dependence, Salivary Gland Disease, Parotid Masses, Thyroglossal Duct Cyst, Midline Cervical Cleft, Congenital Neck Masses

Research Interests:

Thyroid Disease; Airway Foreign Body, Midline Cervical Cleft, Surgical Airway Safety; Gastroesophageal Reflex and Laryngotracheal Reconstruction


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Member
American Thyroid Association Fellow Member


Recent Publications
D’Souza, JN; Levi, JR; Park, D; Shah, UK. (2016) Complications following Pediatric Tracheotomy. JAMA Otolaryngology 145(2): 484-488.

D’Souza, J; Adelman, J; Schmidt, R; Nardone, H. (2015) Postoperative Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Bleeding in Pediatric Intracapsular Tonsillectomy.  International Journal Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 79(9): 1472-1476.

National Meeting Presentations

D'Souza, J, T. Valika, J. Maddalozzo Surgical Management of Midline Cervical Cleft – presented at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (2017)

D'Souza, J, T. Valika, Patel, U, Rastatter, J Team Based Approach to Surgical Management of Pediatric Head and Neck Cancer  – presented at American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (2017)

D’Souza, J; Huntley, C; Spiegel, J. Surgical Airway Safety: an Educational Model for the non-Otolaryngology Healthcare Provider .- presented at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (2016)

Book Chapters

Kliegman et al. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (Ed. 21) “Congenital Anomalies of the Larynx, Trachea, and Bronchi"; "Laryngomalacia"; "Congenital Subglottic Stenosis"; "Vocal Cord Paralysis"; "Congenital Laryngeal Webs and Atresia"; "Congenital Subglottic Hemangioma"; "Laryngoceles and Saccular Cysts"; "Posterior Laryngeal Cleft and Laryngotracheoesophageal Cleft "; "Vascular and Cardiac Anomalies"; "Tracheal Stenoses, Webs, and Atresia"; "Foregut Cysts” – in press.

Roland et al. Otolaryngology Clinical Case Studies: Oral Exam Review (Ed. 2) “Stridor and Laryngomalacia”; “Airway Foreign Bodies” – in press.