J. Cary Moorhead, MD, FACS

Dr. Cary Moorhead’s passion for education is evident in his medical practice. He enjoys the constant problem solving that medicine demands as well as the technical challenges of surgery. He’s constantly studying the latest research and learning new techniques.  Dr. Moorhead also enjoys the personal interaction with his patients. He considers listening to patients and designing a treatment program to best suit each patient to be one of the most important facets of medicine.

The prestige of the Texas Medical Center brought Dr. Moorhead to Houston to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical programs in the country.  It’s no surprise he wanted to seek the best of the best.  Dr. Moorhead graduatedcum laude with a bachelor of arts in German literature from Princeton University, one of the top ranked colleges in the nation.

Although he grew up in Ohio, he now considers Houston his home.  He says nowhere else have the people been as accepting, open and friendly as Houston.  He believes that here you can make whatever you want for yourself.

Dr. Moorhead is a board member of Faith in Practice, a medical mission group that provides medical and surgical care in Guatemala. Dr. Moorhead frequently travels with his family to Zambia, Africa with an organization called Family Legacy, which works to provide education for children who have been orphaned from AIDS, malaria and other diseases.” He leads surgical teams to the country every year. He also is one of the founding partners of Texas ENT Specialists and is active in developing the group to be patient –centered in all aspects of the practice.

Dr. Moorhead is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Moorhead’s dedication carries through in his hobbies too. He’s an avid runner and has competed in five marathons including running the prestigious Boston Marathon twice.  He also enjoys skiing, yoga and gardening.  Dr. Moorhead and his wife have two girls and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.

Dr. Moorhead

Cares for patients at the following office location:


Memorial City
915 Gessner Suite 225
Houston, TX 77024