Meet Dr. Emily Tignor
Ear Nose and Throat- Head and Neck Surgeon – Spring, Houston, The Woodlands
Emily S. Tignor, MD, is an otolaryngologist who completed her training at University of Texas Medical Branch and uniquely trained to deal with complex issues involving the head and neck as well as sinuses and throat. She is highly interested in complex thyroid cases as well as salivary tumors and has performed these surgeries overseas on surgical missions to those in need. Skull base surgery and complex sinus cases are also of interest to her as she received fellowship level training during her residency in endoscopic sinus surgery.
She graduated with high honors from Furman University for her undergraduate education– a beautiful university nestled into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. She gained dual majors in Neuroscience and German Studies. She was elected into Phi Beta Kappa, a prestigious national honor society.
She went on to excel in medical school at Southern Illinois University, being elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, which is considered the highest honor for medical students across the country.
During residency, Dr. Tignor excelled in her surgical studies and, simultaneously, was recognized for outstanding research by winning second place in the Houston Society for Otolaryngology Resident Research Competition. The next year, she won first place in the state of Texas at the Texas State of Otolaryngology Resident Research competition.
Dr. Tignor is a member of the American Academy for Otolaryngology as well as the Christian Medical and Dental Association. She loves learning and spends her free time perfecting new culinary creations, gardening, improving her classical flute repertoire, and being involved at her church.