University of Wisconsin–Madison

Timothy M McCulloch, MD, FACS


  • Chairman, Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Section of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Endowed Professor, Charles N. Ford Professorship in Otolaryngology
(608) 263-0192

600 Highland Avenue
MC 7375
Madison, Wisconsin 53792-7375


  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1985
  • Residency, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1985-1991

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

    • The impact of time after radiation treatment on dysphagia in patients with head and neck cancer enrolled in a swallowing therapy program.
    • Van Daele DJ, Langmore SE, Krisciunas GP, Lazarus CL, Pauloski BR, McCulloch TM, Gramigna GD, Messing BP, Wagner CW, Mott SL
    • Head Neck 2019 Jan 10;
    • [PubMed ID: 30629306]
    • Ketoreductase domain dysfunction expands chemodiversity: malyngamide biosynthesis in the cyanobacterium Okeania hirsuta.
    • Moss NA, Leao T, Rankin M, McCullough TM, Qu P, Korobeynikov A, Smith JL, Gerwick L, Gerwick WH
    • ACS Chem. Biol. 2018 Nov 16;
    • [PubMed ID: 30444349]
    • SLP-Perceived Technical and Patient-Centered Factors Associated with Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry.
    • Jones CA, Rogus-Pulia NM, Forgues AL, Orne J, Macdonald CL, Connor NP, McCulloch TM
    • Dysphagia 2018 Oct 31;
    • [PubMed ID: 30382385]
    • Bolus volume and viscosity effects on pharyngeal swallowing power-How physiological bolus accommodation affects bolus dynamics.
    • Sia I, Crary MA, Kairalla J, Carnaby GD, Sheplak M, McCulloch T
    • Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2018 Dec; 30(12): e13481
    • [PubMed ID: 30324641]
    • Derivation and measurement consistency of a novel biofluid dynamics measure of deglutitive bolus-driving function-pharyngeal swallowing power.
    • Sia I, Crary MA, Kairalla J, Carnaby GD, Sheplak M, McCulloch T
    • Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2019 Jan; 31(1): e13465
    • [PubMed ID: 30246422]

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