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

    • Results From a Free Oral Cancer Screening Clinic at a Major Academic Health Center: 10 Years of Free Oral Cancer Screening at an Academic Medical Center.
    • Blitzer GC, Rosenberg SA, Anderson BM, McCulloch TM, Wieland AM, Hartig GK, Bruce JY, Witek ME, Kimple RJ, Harari PM
    • Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2018 Jul 03;
    • [PubMed ID: 29980415]
    • Effect of Body Position on Pharyngeal Swallowing Pressures Using High-Resolution Manometry.
    • Rosen SP, Abdelhalim SM, Jones CA, McCulloch TM
    • Dysphagia 2018 06; 33(3): 389-398
    • [PubMed ID: 29218488]
    • Identification of swallowing disorders in early and mid-stage Parkinson's disease using pattern recognition of pharyngeal high-resolution manometry data.
    • Jones CA, Hoffman MR, Lin L, Abdelhalim S, Jiang JJ, McCulloch TM
    • Neurogastroenterol. Motil. 2018 Apr; 30(4): e13236
    • [PubMed ID: 29143418]
    • Excised larynx evaluation of subthyroid cartilage approach to medialization thyroplasty.
    • Thompson JD, Hoffman MR, Scholp A, Devine EE, Jiang JJ, McCulloch TM
    • Laryngoscope 2018 Mar; 128(3): 675-681
    • [PubMed ID: 28891238]
    • Lymph Node Yield in Therapeutic Neck Dissection: Impact of Dissection Levels and Prior Radiotherapy.
    • Lippert D, Dang P, Cannon D, Harari PM, McCulloch TM, Hoffman MR, Hartig GK
    • Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2017 Nov; 126(11): 762-767
    • [PubMed ID: 28948832]

All Publications on PubMed