Timothy M. McCulloch, MD Print Friendly PageChairman of Otolaryngology
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. McCulloch is Chair of the Division of Otolaryngology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and specializes in treatment of head and neck cancer, voice and swallowing disorders, trauma, reconstruction and skull base surgery. Dr. McCulloch is past president of the Dysphagia Research Society. He is on the editorial board and a reviewer for multiple subspecialty journals. He is also active in several national societies, including the Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Head and Neck Society and the Dysphagia Research Society.
UW Health Clinics
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
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Professional Certifications and Education
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, 1985
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
- Airway dilation
- Airway Reconstruction
- Arytenoid Repositioning
- Complex Trauma Repair
- Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Surgery
- Endoscopic Laser Pharyngeal Surgery
- Esophageal Dilation
- Facial nerve grafting
- Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
- Free flap
- Free Tissue Transfer
- Functional neck dissection
- Gentamicin titration
- Head and Neck Reconstruction
- Laryngeal papilloma laser treatment
- Laryngeal Surgery
- Leukoplakia laser treatment
- Mastoid obliteration
- Maxilofacial trauma repair
- Nose and Sinus Surgery
- Posterior semicircular canal occlusion
- Reinke's Edema Laser Treatment
- Skin Cancer Reconstruction
- Skull Base Surgery
- Superior semicircular canal dehiscence
- Transnasal Esophagoscopy
- Transnasal laryngotracheoscopy
- Transoral Robotic Surgery
- Vocal cord injection
- Voice Procedures
- Zenker's diverticulectomy
The focus of Dr. McCulloch’s research is laryngeal function, dysphagia, trauma and head and neck cancer treatments.
Hoffman MR Devine EE McCulloch TM Jiang JJ .
Excised larynx evaluation of wedge-shaped adjustable balloon implant for minimally invasive type I thyroplasty. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr;124(4):942-9
[PubMed ID: 24115091]
Jones CA Hammer MJ Hoffman MR McCulloch TM .
Quantifying contributions of the cricopharyngeus to upper esophageal sphincter pressure changes by means of intramuscular electromyography and high-resolution manometry. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Mar;123(3):174-82
[PubMed ID: 24633943]
Jones CA Hoffman MR Geng Z Abdelhalim SM Jiang JJ McCulloch TM .
Reliability of an Automated High-Resolution Manometry Analysis Program Across Expert Users, Novice Users, and Speech-Language Pathologists. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2014 Feb 13;
[PubMed ID: 24686522]
Jones CA Knigge MA McCulloch TM .
Speech Pathologist Practice Patterns for Evaluation and Management of Suspected Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction. Dysphagia. 2014 Feb 6;
[PubMed ID: 24500663]
Britt CJ Lippert D Kammer R Ford CN Dailey SH McCulloch T Hartig G .
Secondary Tracheoesophageal Puncture In-Office Using Seldinger Technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb 3;
[PubMed ID: 24493788]
Knigge MA Thibeault S McCulloch TM .
Implementation of high-resolution manometry in the clinical practice of speech language pathology. Dysphagia. 2014 Feb;29(1):2-16
[PubMed ID: 24233810]
Juan J Hind J Jones C McCulloch T Gangnon R Robbins J .
Case study: application of isometric progressive resistance oropharyngeal therapy using the Madison Oral Strengthening Therapeutic device. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2013 Sep-Oct;20(5):450-70
[PubMed ID: 24091287]
Geng Z Hoffman MR Jones CA McCulloch TM Jiang JJ .
Three-dimensional analysis of pharyngeal high-resolution manometry data. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jul;123(7):1746-53
[PubMed ID: 23417441]
Hoffman MR Jones CA Geng Z Abelhalim SM Walczak CC Mitchell AR Jiang JJ McCulloch TM .
Classification of high-resolution manometry data according to videofluoroscopic parameters using pattern recognition. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jul;149(1):126-33
[PubMed ID: 23728150]
Cannon DM Geye HM Hartig GK Traynor AM Hoang T McCulloch TM Wiederholt PA Chappell RJ Harari PM .
Increased local failure risk with prolonged radiation treatment time in head and neck cancer treated with concurrent chemotherapy. Head Neck. 2013 Jun 26;
[PubMed ID: 23804248]
Hoffman MR McCulloch TM .
Relief from cluster headaches following extraction of an ipsilateral infected tooth. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Jun;92(6):264, 266, 268 passim
[PubMed ID: 23780593]
McCulloch TM Hoffman MR McAvoy KE Jiang JJ .
Initial investigation of anterior approach to arytenoid adduction in excised larynges. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr;123(4):942-7
[PubMed ID: 23400957]
Hoffman MR Mielens JD Omari TI Rommel N Jiang JJ McCulloch TM .
Artificial neural network classification of pharyngeal high-resolution manometry with impedance data. Laryngoscope. 2013 Mar;123(3):713-20
[PubMed ID: 23070810]
Kimple RJ Harari PM Torres AD Yang RZ Soriano BJ Yu M Armstrong EA Blitzer GC Smith MA Lorenz LD Lee D Yang DT McCulloch TM Hartig GK Lambert PF .
Development and characterization of HPV-positive and HPV-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tumorgrafts. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Feb 15;19(4):855-64
[PubMed ID: 23251001]
Devine EE Bulleit EE Hoffman MR McCulloch TM Jiang JJ .
Aerodynamic and nonlinear dynamic acoustic analysis of tension asymmetry in excised canine larynges. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2012 Dec;55(6):1850-61
[PubMed ID: 22562826]
Hoffman MR Mielens JD Ciucci MR Jones CA Jiang JJ McCulloch TM .
High-resolution manometry of pharyngeal swallow pressure events associated with effortful swallow and the Mendelsohn maneuver. Dysphagia. 2012 Sep;27(3):418-26
[PubMed ID: 22215280]
Mielens JD Hoffman MR Ciucci MR McCulloch TM Jiang JJ .
Application of classification models to pharyngeal high-resolution manometry. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2012 Jun;55(3):892-902
[PubMed ID: 22232390]
McCulloch TM Van Daele D Ciucci MR .
Otolaryngology head and neck surgery: an integrative view of the larynx. Head Neck. 2011 Oct;33 Suppl 1:S46-53
[PubMed ID: 21910154]
Hoffman MR Witt RE McCulloch TM Jiang JJ .
Preliminary investigation of adjustable balloon implant for type I thyroplasty. Laryngoscope. 2011 Apr;121(4):793-800
[PubMed ID: 21305554]
Mielens JD Hoffman MR Ciucci MR Jiang JJ McCulloch TM .
Automated analysis of pharyngeal pressure data obtained with high-resolution manometry. Dysphagia. 2011 Mar;26(1):3-12
[PubMed ID: 21264672]