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Dr. Madeleine S. Herman, MD, MPH, FAAOA

Dr. Madeleine Samuelson Herman, MD, MPH, FAAOA completed her undergraduate studies with High Honors at the University of Texas at Austin from the Plan II Honors Program, with a focus in Public Health and Nutrition. There, she was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor society and completed a thesis entitled "Pediatric Obesity: A Public Health Perspective." Then, she went on to attend the University of Texas Medical School in Houston (now McGovern Medical School), where she graduated with her Medical Doctorate and Masters in Public Health and conducted research at MD Anderson Cancer Center's Department of Head and Neck Surgery. She then completed specialty training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and the esteemed Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which frequently ranks in the Top 5 Best Otolaryngology Programs in the US according to US News and World Report and Doximity Physician Rankings. She has numerous publications studying Otolaryngology, sinus disease and treatments, biologic and immunologic treatments of sinonasal diseases, and Head and Neck Cancer. She also has advanced training in upper airway and sinonasal allergies with a fellowship in Otolaryngic Allergy. She was named a "Top Doc" by Houstonia magazine for 2020, 2021, and 2022. She founded SCENT Houston to provide advanced Sinus and ENT care to Houstonians. 

During her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and exploring amazing Houston cuisine. 

Curriculum Vitae 

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications:

Presentations:

  • Podium Presentation: Samuelson M, Chandra R, Russell P, Francis DO. The Relationship Between Chronic Rhinosinusitis And Socioeconomic Status, Race, And Insurance Status. Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings 2017

  • Podium Presentation: Samuelson M, Russell P. Use of the Concentric Tube Robot in the Maxillary Sinus. The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting 2016

  • Poster Presentation: Samuelson M, Chandra R, Russell P, Weaver K. Sinonasal Metallic Foreign Body Penetration of the Anterior Cranial Fossa.  Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings 2016

  • Poster Presentation: Samuelson M, Lemonnier Lori, Constantinescu M, Spontaneous Regression of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising from an Inverted Papilloma. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting 2015

  • Poster Presentation: A case of Parry-Romberg syndrome presenting with midline mandibular fracture. Dr. T. Ho, Dr. G Agarwal, M. Samuelson, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings 2013

  • Poster Presentation: Samuelson M, Lambert E, Lypka M, Yuksel S. Airway Management in a Case of Congenital Syngnathia. SENTAC annual meeting, 2012. 

  • Samuelson M, Robotics in Sinus Surgery, Grand Rounds, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, January 2016

  • Samuelson M, Non-Melanoma Cutaneous Malignancies, Grand Rounds, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. March 2015

  • Samuelson M, Nasal Reconstruction, Grand Rounds, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. December 2014

  • Samuelson M, Congenital Malformations of the Ear, Grand Rounds, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. March 2015

  • Samuelson M, Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Grand Rounds, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. April 2014

  • Samuelson M. First Branchial Arch Cleft Cysts. Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Core Lecture, The University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Houston, TX. July 2012. 

HISTORY

Otolaryngologist, Allergy & ENT Associates, Houston, Texas, August 2018-November 2021

- Director of COVID Public Health Task Force

 

Resident Physician (PGY3-5), Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, July 2015 – July 2018

 

Resident Physician (PGY1-2), Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 

LSUHSC- Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, July 2013 - June 2015

 

Medical Doctorate, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, May 2013

 

Masters in Public Health, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, May 2013

 

B.A., Plan II Honors, The University of Texas in Austin, Austin, TX

-  Graduated with High Honors

-  Honors Graduate Certificate in Public Health

-  Plan II Honors Program: Concentration in Public Health and Nutrition

 

Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (proficient)

 

CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Board Certification, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

  • Fellowship, Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

  • Basic Life Support

  • Advance Care Life Support

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • “Top Doc” by Houstonia Magazine, 2020, 2021

 

  • “Good Catch Award,” awarded to Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff who promote a culture of quality, patient safety, and risk prevention, 2017

 

  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, awarded to liberal arts and sciences graduates that demonstrate “high academic achievement and strong potential,” The University of Texas in Austin, Spring 2009

 

  • Plan II Honors Thesis, entitled “Pediatric Obesity in America: A National Epidemic; A Public Health Perspective of Childhood Obesity in America.” The University of Texas in Austin, Spring 2009

 

EXPERIENCE

Board Certification in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, June 2019

Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Member, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Member, Texas Medical Association

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