Jeffrey Houlton M.D.

Jeffrey Houlton M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery




Primary Location

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NE 300
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4022|Map It 

Otolaryngology-ENT at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 


Jeffrey J. Houlton is currently an assistant professor and a member of the Head & Neck Surgery Division. Dr. Houlton was raised in Houston, Texas and graduated medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch with high honors. In medical school, he was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He underwent residency training in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at the University of Cincinnati where he developed special interest in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients and their complex reconstructive needs. This led him to pursue advanced training in the field of head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina where he underwent fellowship training.

Patient Care Philosophy

Whether treating patients with complex cancers or those with benign tumors, I am dedicated to providing each patient with the absolute best possible outcome. Attaining this high standard requires that our team operate at the very leading edge of medicine while still providing patients with the same care we would provide members of our very own family.

Personal Interests

Dr. Houlton has been married to his wife Crystal for 5 years and has two young sons, Caleb and Everett.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Houlton has clinical expertise in the treatment of cancers of the head and neck, as well as advanced microvascular reconstruction. He has special interest in the area of thyroid and parathyroid surgery, as well as salivary gland disease (including sialoendsocopy).

Research Interests

Dr. Houlton is passionate about clinical outcomes research related to microvascular reconstructive surgery, head & neck cancer treatment and thyroid/parathyroid surgery.

Medical University of South CarolinaFellowshipHead & Neck2014
University of Cincinnati College of MedicineResidencyOtolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery2013
Univ. of Texas - GalvestonMedical education2008
Medical University of South CarolinaTeaching Appointment


Board Certifications

American Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology2014
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