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Capital Otolaryngology

Meet the Doctors

The providers at Capital Otolaryngology in Austin and Lakeway, Texas welcome you. Specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions involving the ear, nose, and throat, we offer personalized care and optimum patient outcomes.

When you’re ready to make an appointment, you can request one online or call us at one of our two Central Texas offices: Austin (512) 339-4040 or Lakeway (512) 682-4798.

Christopher P. Thompson, MD

Christopher P. Thompson, MD

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology with Subspecialty Certification in Sleep Medicine

Residency: Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Member:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society

Zachary D. Wassmuth, MD

Zachary D. Wassmuth, MD

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology with Subspecialty Certification in Sleep Medicine

Residency: Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

MD: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Member:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Austin Society of Otolaryngology
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society

Special Interests:

  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips

Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology

Residency: Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Penn State School of Medicine, Hershey, PA and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

MD: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Member:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Austin Society of Otolaryngology

Special Interests: 

  • Voice disorders
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Pediatric ENT
  • Thyroid disorders

Dr. Yi-Hsuan Emmy Wu

Dr. Yi-Hsuan Emmy Wu

Board Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology

Fellowship: Otology, Silverstein Institute/Ear Research Foundation, Sarasota, FL

Residency: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

MD: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Member:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Austin Society of Otolaryngology
  • Texas Association of Otolaryngology

Special Interests:

  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Chronic Ear Disease
  • Hearing Restoration with Implantable Hearing Devices and Cochlear Implants
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