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Amber Luong, MD

Amber Luong, MD

ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat), Rhinology (Nasal & Sinus Diseases)
Amber Luong, MD

Amber Luong, MD

ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat), Rhinology (Nasal & Sinus Diseases)

Personal Statement

Amber Luong, MD, PhD, serves as an Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology with a joint appointment within the Center of Immunology and Autoimmune Diseases at the Institute of Molecular Medicine. She currently serves as the Chair of the Women in Rhinology group and a Consultant to the Board of Directors for the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. Luong obtained her MD/PhD at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas through the NIH sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program. She obtained her Ph.D. under the Nobel laureates Drs. Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein for the identification and biochemical characterization of a novel human enzyme, acetyl coA synthetase. She then completed her residency training at UT Southwestern and rhinology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Luong has co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is the recipient of the 2017 Women in Otolaryngology Helen F. Krause, MD Memorial Trailblazer Award and the 2017 Women Faculty Forum Excellence Award. Her primary research interest focuses on understanding the role of the innate immune response in the pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis, with a particular interest in the role of environmental fungi in initiating these innate immune responses. She has received external funding from the NIH, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, The Triological Society, and is actively involved in several industry-sponsored multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Luong’s clinical interest parallels her research interest in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis as well as the medical and surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis, sinonasal tumors, CSF leak repairs, and endoscopic orbital and dacryocystorhinostomy surgery.




  • English

Insurance Plans

  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Bravo
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Employers Health Network - PPO
  • HealthSmart - HMO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Independent Medical Systems (IMS) - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MultiPlan - HealthEOS
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network - NTW
  • Unicare - POS
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


Cleveland Clinic

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Available Appointments

UT Otorhinolaryngology (Texas Medical Center)

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza 6400 Fannin St Suite 2700 Houston, TX 77030 (713) 486-5000

Suite 2700
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  • 10:00 am
  • 1:45 pm
  • 2:45 pm
  • 3:15 pm