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

  • Clinical outcomes for larynx patients with cancer treated with refinement of high-dose radiation treatment volumes.
    Burr AR, Harari PM, Haasl AM, Wieland AM, Bruce JY, Kimple RJ, Hartig GK, McCulloch TM, Witek ME
    Head Neck 2020 Feb 14;
    [PubMed ID: 32057151]

  • Application of Manual Therapy for Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Preliminary National Survey of Treatment Trends and Adverse Events.
    Krisciunas GP, Vakharia A, Lazarus C, Taborda SG, Martino R, Hutcheson K, McCulloch T, Langmore SE
    Glob Adv Health Med 2019; 8: 2164956119844151
    [PubMed ID: 31041144]

  • Auriculotemporal Nerve Involvement in Parotid Bed Malignancy.
    Thompson JD, Avey GD, Wieland AM, Harari PM, Glazer TA, McCulloch TM, Hartig GK
    Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 2019 Jul; 128(7): 647-653
    [PubMed ID: 30894024]

  • High-resolution manometry and swallow outcomes after vocal fold injection medialization for unilateral vocal fold paralysis/paresis.
    Kammer RE, Jones CA, Johnson AM, Dailey SH, McCulloch TM, Thibeault SL
    Head Neck 2019 07; 41(7): 2389-2397
    [PubMed ID: 30811725]

  • 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 03; 41(3): 606-614
    [PubMed ID: 30629306]

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