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


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

Selected Publications

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.

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