Dr. Anil Gungor, one of our esteemed care providers, specializes in pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric airway problems including allergies and sinus disease in infants and children, and in cleft lip and palate surgery.
He’s a Professor of Otolaryngology HNS and Pediatrics and the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology HNS as well as the Director of the Louisiana Cleft Team for LSU Shreveport. Dr. Gungor is also a member of the Sleep Disorders Team led by the Neurology Department at LSU Shreveport and specializes in the surgical treatment of children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Before joining our team at BreatheAmerica Louisiana, Dr. Gungor completed two highly competitive fellowships in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of Arkansas and Rhinology/Allergy at the University of Chicago and was mentored by some of the discipline’s top scholars.
He has received several awards, including the Holtzclaw fellowship award and the Hansel award from the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and significant research support from both private and public sources including the Research Grant Award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the National Institutes of Health research grant award.
His passion for educating our next generation of physicians spreads even beyond the LSU Shreveport School of Medicine. He has published several original journal articles and book chapters, with a significant body of published clinical research in pediatric ENT, allergy and sinus disease. Dr. Gungor is one of few researchers in the US investigating the role of nitric oxide in sinus disease. He is interested in the study of sinonasal aerodynamics and has published his theory on the aerodynamic model of the nose.
Outside of his academic and clinic schedule, Dr. Gungor can be found enjoying outdoor activities such as gardening, tennis, and sailing. His guiding principle in life is compassion, above all else.