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

Treatment & Services

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Repairs
  • Nose/Nasal Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak
  • Deviated Septum
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Meningioma
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Paranasal Sinus Disease
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Schwannoma
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Smell and Taste Disorder
View all 17 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
Augusta, GA

Residency - Loyola University Medical Center
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Maywood, IL

Internship - Loyola University Medical Center
General Surgery
Maywood, IL

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

Undergraduate - Depaul University
Biological Sciences
Chicago, IL


  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/4/2024, 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 (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Aerin Medical, Inc.
  • Neurent Medical, Inc.
  • Medtronic plc
  • 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

138 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 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 9, 2024

Really Felt Good with Information and follow up with Dr. Troy Woodard was Great

Reviewed on May 9, 2024

Dr. Woodard is excellent! His knowledge, empathy, and my care is superb!

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

Dr. Woodward was great and provided a thorough explanation of my issues. Would highly recommend!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

My experience has always be great. My doctor and staff has always been informative and supportive.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Dr. Woodard answered all my questions and was always courteous and professional. He is a star!

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Woodard performed sinus surgery to remove polyps which significantly improved the quality of my life.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

I did not appreciate reading the clinic notes from the doctor, he mentioned past medical history that had no relevance to my visit and I found it offensive.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

A great doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

I guess it is one of the top ten reasons I stay with CCF. Your staff Doctors, Nurses, Maintenence, Administrative personnel are really polite, professional and in every aspect They care.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Woodard his residents were outstanding.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Both PA and Dr listened to my questions and concerns about my medications. Gave me great advice and reassured my thoughts.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Love Dr. Woodard!! Very interested in my opinion and questions. His demeanour is very honest, caring, and friendly!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Woodard is fantastic. I wouldn't want to see anyone else.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

I enjoyed speaking with Dr. Woodard. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. A true expert in his field!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

The doctor's medical skills were clearly high, and I see an improvement in my breathing already, but his bedside manner was detached, and he didn't really explain anything to me about the procedure, what to expect, any questions etc.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Dr always very attentive to my concerns.

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