Thomas J. Gal, MD, MPH, FACS

Clinical interests

  • Advanced Image Guided Sinus Surgery
  • Coblation Resection of Head and Neck Tumors
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Resection
  • Endoscopic Removal of Anterior Cranial Fossa Tumors
  • Endoscopic Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage
  • Endoscopic Resection of Inverted Papilloma and Other Paranasal Sinus Tumors
  • Endoscopic Resection of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
  • Endoscopic Transoral Tumor Resection
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Management of Osteoradionecrosis
  • Maxillofacial Trauma
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Skull Base Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery
  • Reconstruction of Complex Maxillofacial Defects
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

Thomas J. Gal, MD, MPH, FACS


My name is Thomas J. Gal; I received my medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. I completed a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. I completed a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction at the the University of Washington in Seattle, where I also obtained a Master's in Public Health (MPH) in Cancer Epidemiology. I obtained additional training in Transoral Robotic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

I am board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Faculty rank

Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

Certifications or Special training
American Board Otolaryngology
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Head & Neck Cancer

Multidisciplinary Clinic

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Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)

Kentucky Clinic
Third Floor, Wing C, Room B317
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Radabaugh JP, Zhang P, Wang D, Lin PL, Shelton J, Liau JY, Cunningham LL, Gal TJ.
    Barriers to Repair in Maxillofacial Trauma.
    JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 May 1;18(3):177-82.
  2. Huang C, Radabaugh JP, Aouad RK, Lin Y, Gal TJ, Patel AB, Valentino J, Shang Y, Yu G.
    Noncontact diffuse optical assessment of blood flow changes in head and neck free tissue transfer flaps.
    J Biomed Opt. 2015 Jul;20(7):075008.
  3. Bush ML, Osetinsky M, Shinn JB, Gal TJ, Ding X, Fardo DW, Schoenberg N.
    Assessment of Appalachian region pediatric hearing healthcare disparities and delays.
    Laryngoscope. 2014 Jul;124(7):1713-7.
  4. Silver N, Gal TJ.
    Endoscopic CO2 laser management of chemoradiation-related cricopharyngeal stenosis.
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Apr;123(4):252-6.
  5. Bush ML, Bianchi K, Lester C, Shinn JB, Gal TJ, Fardo DW, Schoenberg N.
    Delays in diagnosis of congenital hearing loss in rural children.
    J Pediatr. 2014 Feb;164(2):393-7.

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