UT Medicine physician to discuss sinusitis at free session July 15

SAN ANTONIO (July 3, 2014) — Are runny nose and watery eyes keeping you from counting the daisies? Do you suffer with poor sense of smell or facial pressure? Philip Chen, M.D., of UT Medicine San Antonio will discuss sinus problems and the most up-to-date solutions at a free informational session at the UT Health Science Center.

UT Medicine San Antonio, clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center, presents the free session at noon Tuesday, July 15, at the Health Science Center’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229. Members of the public may bring their lunch and ask questions after the presentation.

Dr. Chen will discuss chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps, watery eyes and other problems, and treatments such as medications, balloon sinus dilation and minimally invasive sinus surgery.

Dr. Chen is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is a fellowship-trained rhinologist, a physician who specializes in problems affecting the nose and sinuses.

Dr. Chen, assistant professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery in the School of Medicine, treats many ear, nose and throat conditions but is particularly interested in diseases affecting the sinuses. He has lectured internationally and authored multiple scientific publications and book chapters.


UT Medicine San Antonio is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. With more than 700 doctors – all School of Medicine faculty – UT Medicine is the largest medical practice in Central and South Texas. Expertise is in more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. Primary care doctors and specialists see patients in private practice at UT Medicine’s flagship clinical home, the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), located at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229. Most major health plans are accepted, and UT Medicine physicians also practice at several local and regional hospitals. Call (210) 450-9000 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.UTHealthcare.org for a list of clinics and phone numbers.

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