Dr. Amber Luong earned her medical and Ph.D. degrees at the University of
Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas through the National Institutes for
Health-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program. She obtained her Ph.D.
under Nobel laureates Drs. Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein for the
identification and biochemical characterization of a novel human enzyme, acetyl
coA synthetase. She completed her residency training at UT Southwestern and
rhinology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic.
Board certified in otorhinolaryngology, Dr. Luong’s clinical interests
include medical and surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis,
sinonasal tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leak repairs, and endoscopic orbital and
Dr. Luong serves as an assistant professor
of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston (UTHealth) Medical School with joint appointment in the MD Anderson Cancer
Center Department of Immunology. She has co-authored more than 10 articles and
book chapters. Her primary research interest focuses on understanding the
pathophysiology of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) as a model for
studying the local immune response of the paranasal sinuses.