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, 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 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]

  • The radial forearm snake flap: An underutilized technique for fasciocutaneous and osteocutaneous forearm flaps with primary closure.
    Gessert TG, Pflum ZE, Thompson JD, Hoffman MR, Sanchez R, Glazer TA, Wieland AM, McCulloch TM, Hartig GK
    Head Neck 2022 May; 44(5): 1106-1113
    [PubMed ID: 35165977]

  • A Rare Complication of Fine-Needle Aspiration of Neck Structures.
    Qadadha YM, Nanda N, Ennis C, McCulloch T
    Case Rep Otolaryngol 2021; 2021: 8944119
    [PubMed ID: 34956684]

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