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 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 05; 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]

  • The Natural Swallow: Factors Affecting Subject Choice of Bolus Volume and Pharyngeal Swallow Parameters in a Self-selected Swallow.
    Colevas SM, Stalter LN, Jones CA, McCulloch TM
    Dysphagia 2021 Oct 23;
    [PubMed ID: 34687378]

  • The PRO-ACTIVE trial protocol: a randomized study comparing the effectiveness of PROphylACTic swallow InterVEntion for patients receiving radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.
    Martino R, Fitch MI, Fuller CD, Hope A, Krisciunas G, Langmore SE, Lazarus C, Macdonald CL, McCulloch T, Mills G, Palma DA, Pytynia K, Ringash J, Sultanem K, Theurer J, Thorpe KE, Hutcheson K
    BMC Cancer 2021 Oct 13; 21(1): 1100
    [PubMed ID: 34645411]

  • Measurement of Pharyngeal Air Pressure During Phonation Using High-Resolution Manometry.
    Hoffmeister JD, Ulmschneider CL, Jones CA, Ciucci MR, McCulloch TM
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 2021 09 14; 64(9): 3456-3464
    [PubMed ID: 34319775]

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