Kevin Huoh, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Orange, CA, St. Joseph Hospital Orange


Otolaryngology (ENT) Orange, CA

Ped Otolaryngology (ENT)

Pediatric Otolaryngologist- CHOC Children's Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor- UCI Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

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  • As a highly-regarded pediatric otolarygologist, Dr. Kevin Huoh specializes in congenital and acquired head and neck tumors, surgical management of thyroid disorders, vascular malformations, surgical therapy of sleep apnea, endoscopic airway management, and otologic surgery. After having been born with a large neck mass, Dr. Huoh had multiple surgeries as a child by pediatric otolaryngologists. This personal experience has motivated Dr. Huoh to pursue a career dedicated to the comprehensive and compassionate care of children with head and neck disorders.

    Dr. Huoh is board-certified in pediatric otolaryngology (head-and-neck surgery). He served a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics. During this fellowship, He was awarded the Seymour Cohen Prize from the American Broncho-Esophagological Association for his research in pediatric airway management. Dr. Huoh graduated medical school from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.

    Dr. Huoh completed his residency training in otolaryngology (head-and-neck surgery) at UC San Francisco. During his residency, he earned many honors for his research in otolaryngology, including twice winning the prestigious Triological Society Western Section Shirley Baron Resident Research Award for his work with pediatric thyroglossal duct cysts and salivary stones. As a graduating chief resident, Dr. Huoh was presented with the UCSF Kelvin C. Lee Resident Award for his meritorious service and dedication to the specialty of otolaryngology.

Education & Training

  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
    Lucile Packard Children's Hospital StanfordFellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 2012 - 2013
  • University of California at San Francisco
    University of California at San FranciscoChief Residency, Otolaryngology, 2011 - 2012
  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Otolaryngology, 2007 - 2012
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
    University of California San Francisco School of MedicineClass of 2007
  • University of Southern California (USC)B.S., Psychobiology, Minor Art History, Summa Cum Laude, 1999 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Seymour R. Cohen Pediatric Laryngology Research Award ABEA, 2013
  • Kelvin Lee, M.D. Resident Award UCSF OHNS, 2012
  • First Prize, Resident Research Symposium UCSF OHNS, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Otolaryngological Manifestations of Rubeola: A Short Review  
    Bhatt J. Huoh KC, Laryngoscope, 1/1/2015
  • Cricopharyngeal Achalasia  
    Huoh KC, Messner AH, Current Opinion in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1/1/2013
  • Case Report: Retained Denture in Oropharynx  
    Huoh KC, Yung KC, Otolaryngology, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Pediatric Thyroid Disease: A Case Based Approach to the new ATA Guidelines
    Huoh KC, Grand Rounds, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, CA, 1/1/2016
  • History of Tympanostomy Tubes
    Huoh KC, UCI Otolaryngology Update, Palm Springs, CA, 1/1/2016
  • Pediatric Thyroid Disease: A Case Based Approach to the new ATA Guidelines
    Huoh KC, UCI Otolaryngology Update, Palm Springs, CA, 1/1/2016
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  • Routine Goes Awry: Analysis of Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy 
    Huoh KC, Rosbe KW, AHRQ Web M&M: Online Journal and Forum on Patient Safety and Health Care Quality, Agency for Healthc
  • (Midface) Fractures 
    Kim J, Huoh KC, Neuroimaging Clinics of North America: Neuroradiology Emergencies

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin)

Hospital Affiliations