Joshua R. Bedwell, MD, FACS


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • Specialty Care



Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Fax: 832-825-9070

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire
6330 West Loop South
Bellaire, TX 77401
United States

Attending Surgeon, Otolaryngology

Texas Children's Hospital

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children’s National Medical Center fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology 2011
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary residency Otolaryngology 2010
Beth Israel Medical Center internship General Surgery 2006
Mount Sinai School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2005


Dr. Bedwell’s clinical interests include pediatric airway disorders, masses and tumors of the head and neck, salivary gland disorders, and improving care for patients living with a tracheostomy.  He is active in clinical and translational research, and collaborates with colleagues at home and around the world in efforts to improve medical education, quality of care, and patient outcomes.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Subspecialty Fellow
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Member
Global Tracheostomy Collaborative Member
Society of University Otolaryngologists Member

Selected Publications

Bedwell J, Pandian V, Roberson D, McGrath B, Cameron T, Brenner M. Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Care: How Collaboratives Drive Quality Improvement. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America 2018.

Bedwell JR, Zalzal G. Laryngomalacia. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2016 Jun;25(3):119-22.

Lavin J, Shah R, Greenlick H, Gaudrau P, Bedwell J. The Global Tracheostomy Collaborative: one institution’s experience with a new quality improvement initiative. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2015; 80:106-8.

Bedwell JR, Pierce M, Levy M, Shah RK. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen for post-operative pain control following tonsillectomy does not increase emergency department utilization. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2014; 151(6):963-6.

Bedwell J, Choi SC. Medical versus surgical management of pediatric orbital subperiosteal abscesses. Laryngoscope 2013; 123(10):2337-8.

Bedwell J, Shah RK, Bauman N, Zalzal GH, Preciado DA. Balloon dilation for management of choanal atresia and stenosis. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology 2011; 75(12):1515-8.

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