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Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540
Houston, TX 77030
Ronald Jason Vilela, MD
Dr. Vilela came to us following completion of his pediatric otolaryngology training at The Children's Hospitals of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Prior to fellowship training, Dr. Vilela graduated from medical school at the University of Texas-Houston and completed his otolaryngology residency at Tulane University School of Medicine and Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. Dr. Vilela is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is also a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Harris County Medical Society. He is interested in a wide variety of pediatric otolaryngology disciplines including chronic ear disease and hearing loss, cochlear implantation, sinonasal problems, diseases of the airway including airway reconstruction, and tonsil and adenoid surgery. He believes patient care is best approached by a team that includes your primary care physician, other subspecialists, if need be, and, most importantly, parents and/or caretakers.
Dr. Ronald Vilela has been recently board certified in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology, a new board exam in which he was a part of the inaugural class along with 14 other Texas Children's Hospital ENT physicians.
Yusif Hajiyev, MD, Ronald J Vilela, MD. Cost-Effective Microscopic Draping: COVID-19 Umbrella. First Published March 26, 2021 Research Article. https://doi.org/10.1177/01455613211005113
Vilela RJ, “Nasal Soft Tissue Infections.” In: Infectious Diseases in Pediatric Otolaryngology: A Practical Guide. Valdez TA, Vallejo JG. (Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2015) 85-91.
Cunningham CL, Vilela RJ, Roy S. Radiofrequency ablation as a novel treatment for lingual thyroid. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print].
Vilela RJ, Black A, Sidman JS. Treatment of Velopharyngeal Inadequacy. In: Advanced Therapy in Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. Thomas JR. (Shelton, CT: PMPH-USA, 2010) 119-25.
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