Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Repairs
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal-Sinus Disease
  • Paranasal Sinus Disease
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Septal Deviation
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus, Sleep, Salivary Gland Disease
  • Skull Base Cancer
View all 13 Specialties +


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About Troy Woodard, MD

Dr. Troy  Woodard  is originally from Nashville, TN.   He received High Honors  and a bachelor of science degree from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.  While attending DePaul University,  Dr. Woodard was a recipient of the esteemed  Presidential science scholarship.  He was a competitive NCAA Division I collegiate track and field athlete and a cofounder of the DePaul Gospel Choir.   After completing undergrad, Dr. Woodard successfully attended and graduated from The John Hopkins School of Medicine in 2003. Subsequently, Dr. Woodard attended Loyola University Medical Center where he successfully completed  his Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery residency training  and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2008. While in residency, Dr. Woodard served on the governing council and was the BOG Legislative Representative for the Section for Residents and Fellows in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.   Following his otolaryngology residency, Dr. Woodard pursued additional clinical training as a clinical fellow in Advanced  Rhinology and Sinus Surgery at Medical College of Georgia.

Since completion of his medical training in 2009, Dr. Woodard has practiced Rhinology, Sinus and Skull Base Surgery at Cleveland Clinic.  Dr. Woodard’s specialty interests include acute and chronic sinonasal disease, CSF leak repairs, and benign and malignant anterior skull base neoplasms.  He has maintained his commitment to scholarly work and teaching.  Dr. Woodard has published  numerous peer reviewed articles, several book chapters, and has given countless lectures.  He is currently Co –director of the Advanced Rhinology, Sinus and Skull base fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

In addition to his work in rhinology, Dr. Woodard has a strong desire to give back to the community and engage in student mentorship.  He is a champion for diversity and is involved with several diversity initiatives within the Cleveland Clinic, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the Society of University Otolaryngologists.  Dr. Woodard is currently the president of  the Harry Barnes Medical Society, Chair of the Section of Otolaryngology of the National Medical Association and Co-Chair of the Minority Physician Resource Group at the Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Medical College of Georgia Hospital (MCG Health)
Augusta, GA USA

Residency - Loyola University Affiliated Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA

Undergraduate - Depaul University
Biological Sciences
Chicago, IL USA


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

csf leak repairs, nasal-sinus disease and surgery, paranasal sinus disease, skull base neoplasms, skull base surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/21/2019, Dr. Woodard has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Woodard receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Intersect ENT, Inc.
  • Acclarent, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

149 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

I would definitely recommend Dr. Troy Woodard to anyone needing his care.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Always have very good experiences at the dr.'s office. Everyone is pleasant, helpful, and answers questions fully and knowledgeable. No complaints at all.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Dr Troy Woodard is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Dr. Woodard was awesome! Great personality!

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019

DR Woodard is awesome

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

spent about 2 minutes with the Doctor, hard to be confident he had full understanding of my condition/symptoms.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

This appointment was a pre-op visit for an upcoming surgical procedure that I was scheduled for with Dr Woodard the next week. Everything leading up to the procedure, including this appointment and the day of surgery, was handled with wonderful care by Dr Woodard and his staff!! My family and I are so grateful for the care and dedication of Dr Woodard, Dr Genther, Dr Cappello, the nurses, assistants, and staff!!

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

Dr. Woodard is fantastic!

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

Dr. Woodard helped me control a sinus condition other doctors said I couldn't get rid of

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Woodard to others

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Dr Woodard is the very best surgeon I could ask for. He is kind and concerned about you as a person and highly skilled as a surgeon. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

I fully trust Dr. Woodard and love his personality and demeanor. I was also very impressed by the resident who met with me first and learned a lot from him.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2019

Always a good experience with Dr. Woodard and Diane his nurse. Good people and favorites of all my Doctors.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

Dr. Woodard is a very caring doctor and explained everything very well

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

Dr. Woodard took time to talk, ask questions, and spent extra time on a procedure so that I did not have to make a second trip.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019

very quiet MD , looking more in computer than his patient

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

I love Dr. Woodard. He is a bright, thorough ENT. I trust him 110% with any and all of my care.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

My appointment was scheduled for 9:00 am. I did not see the physician until 9:32 am.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018

Dr. Woodard was alone the day that I went in. There was no one to help him

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

I called as I was told, but the provider did not follow through.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

Dr. Woodard is very competent and very personable. I actually enjoyed my office visits with him in addition to being very satisfied with the care I received. I have had good experience with most of your physicians, but Dr. Woodard is one of the best.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018

Dr. Woodard has excellent skills as a doctor. He is patient and reassuring

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