David B. Hom, MD

Professor of Otolaryngology; Director, Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Otolaryngology (ENT)
Otolaryngology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Brain Tumors, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cancer, Oncology, Facial Paralysis, Facial Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery
.David B. Hom, MD photo

Practice Locations

  • Clifton

    • UC Health Physicians Office (Clifton)

      222 Piedmont Avenue
      Suite 5200
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

      Phone: (513) 475-8400
      Fax: (513) 475-8228
      Map and Directions
  • West Chester

    • UC Health Physicians Office South (West Chester)

      7675 Wellness Way
      Suite 309
      West Chester, Ohio 45069

      Phone: (513) 475-8444
      Fax: (513) 475-8445
      Map and Directions


David Hom, MD, is the Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and is Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is also medical director for facial trauma at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Prior to his career in Cincinnati, Dr. Hom was an associate professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota Hospitals for more than 12 years.  He also served as the president of the Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery from 2005-2006.
Dr. Hom specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This includes procedures to improve facial paralysis. He has received national awards and grants for his wound healing research and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health. 
He has published over 85 journal articles and chapters related to otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery. 
Dr. Hom has been recognized in " Best Doctors of America”, as a "Top Doctor" in Cincinnati, Best Doctors by Castle Connolly, and by the U.S. News & World Report top doctors.

Professional Memberships
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)  
Residency Review Committee for Otolaryngology
American Board of Otolaryngology, Diplomate
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Diplomate
American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science 
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association 
AO-ASIF North America Education Faculty
Hennepin Faculty Associates, Member
Hennepin County Medical Society, Member
Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 
Minnesota Medical Association, Member
National Institute of Health, National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders
Otolaryngology Expert Advisory Pharmacopeia Panel
Society of University Otolaryngologists, Member
Triological Society, Member  
The Wound Healing Society, Member
United States Pharmacopeia Convention Member
University of Minnesota Medical School, Faculty
Walter P. Work Society, Member


Medical School
University of California Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
University of California - Irvine, CA (General Surgery)
University of Michigan Hospitals - Ann Arbor, MI (Otolaryngology)
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Birmingham, AL

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 
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