Timothy M. McCulloch, MD, FACS


  • Section of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Charles N. Ford Professor in Otolaryngology

(608) 265-8207

600 Highland Avenue
MC 7375
Madison, Wisconsin 53792-7375


  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Residency, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Clinical Specialties

Dr. McCulloch is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He specializes in treatment of head and neck cancer, voice and swallowing disorders, trauma, reconstruction, and skull base surgery.

Research Interests

The focus of Dr. McCulloch’s research is laryngeal function, dysphagia, trauma and head and neck cancer treatments.

Recent Publications

  • Proposal for standardized ultrasound analysis of the salivary glands: Part 1 submandibular gland.
    Hoffman HT, Koch M, Witt RL, Ryan WR, Zenk J, Katz P, Rahmati R, Rassekh C, Donato F, McCulloch TM, Joshi AS, Chang JL, Gillespie MB, Pichardo PFA, Orloff LA, Marcelino A, Wenzel P, Cohen D, Fundakowski CE, Cognetti DM, Walvekar RR, Bertelli A, Quon H, Anderson C, Policeni B, Siegel G
    Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2024 Feb; 9(1): e1224
    [PubMed ID: 38362174]

  • Normative High-Resolution Pharyngeal Manometry: Impact of Age, Size of System, and Sex on Primary Metrics and Pressure Stability.
    Jones CA, Lagus JF, Abdelhalim SM, Osborn CM, Colevas SM, McCulloch TM
    Dysphagia 2024 Jan 17;
    [PubMed ID: 38231239]

  • The Manometric Representation of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter During the Resting State: A Descriptive Study.
    Colevas SM, Stalter LN, Jones CA, McCulloch TM
    Dysphagia 2023 Aug 24;
    [PubMed ID: 37620520]

  • Interstitial Brachytherapy for Lip Cancer: Technical Aspects to Individualize Treatment Approach and Optimize Outcomes.
    Merfeld EC, Witek ME, Francis DM, Burr AR, Wallace CR, Kuczmarska-Haas A, Lamichhane N, Kimple RJ, Glazer TA, Wieland AM, McCulloch TM, Hartig GK, Harari PM
    Pract Radiat Oncol 2023; 13(4): 340-345
    [PubMed ID: 36709044]

  • Stress Effects on Pharyngeal Air Pressure and Upper Esophageal Sphincter Pressure During Phonation: The Influence of Vocal Tract Semi-Occlusion.
    Hoffmeister JD, Ulmschneider CL, Ciucci MR, McCulloch TM
    J Voice 2022 Aug 25;
    [PubMed ID: 36031506]

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