Kristen Hurst, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon


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Pediatric Specialty
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Dr. Hurst’s Credentials

Licensure / Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow
  • Georgia Composite State Board of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Residency, Department of Otolaryngology / Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Otolaryngology,
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with Business Foundations, University of Texas

Special Interests

  • Optimization of pediatric sinus CT, multi-disciplinary approach to the protocol for practitioners
  • Achondroplasia and Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Simulation in Otolaryngology Training
  • Difficult Airway Education and Awareness Project
  • Reflux and Pediatric Airway
  • Bleeding risk for Pediatric Otolaryngology Patients
  • Nasopharyngeal Stenosis
  • Lip and Tongue Tie

Societies / Associations / Honors


  • Resident Teaching Award 2010- nominated by other residents
  • Resident Teacher of the Year Award 2010- nominated by medical students
  • Research Day Poster Winner 2010- Resident Education of Billing and Coding
  • Academic Jeopardy Contestant at American Academy of Otolaryngology Meeting 2010- Boston, MA –top 5 in-service test score within resident group
  • Residency Program Representative and Interviewer 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Fellowship Program Representative and Interviewer 2013
Medical School
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Junior Nominee 2007, Senior Recipient 2008
  • National Dean’s List 2004-2008
  • “Excellence in Anatomy” Scholarship winner, 2008
  • “You make the Difference Award” from the Tutoring Program as a Student Teacher, 2007, 2008
  • State Finalist in Clinical Vignette Competition hosted by Texas Academy of Internal Medicine, Marble Falls, Texas. Spring2007
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Nominee, 2008
  • School of Natural Sciences and University Honors; Dec 2001-May 2004


  • Boyle K, Newlands SD, Wagner RF Jr, Resto VA.Predictors of reconstruction with Mohs removal of non-melanoma skin cancers.Laryngoscope. 2008 Jun;118(6):975-80.
  • Hurst K. Book Review: Review of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Jan 13. pii: 0003489414566184.
  • Hurst K. Book Review: Review of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Jan 13
  • Chapter: Pediatric Foreign Bodies. ENT Essentials Otolaryngology Board Review by Toskala and Kennedy.

Practice Locations

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