David T. Rudman, MD, FACS

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Biography

Dr. Rudman evaluates and treats pediatric and adult ear, nose and throat problems  He has special expertise in minimally invasive sinus procedures including balloon sinuplasty and in-office image-guided sinus surgery.  His interest in advanced rhinology extends to skull base surgery as well.  He also performs the latest treatments for obstructive sleep apnea, including the Inspire upper airway stimulator and the da Vinci® SP robot for transoral robotic surgery. Dr. Rudman is a loving husband and proud father of three who enjoys travel, wine and golf.


University of Missouri-Columbia, 1991
Bachelor of Science Honors Biology
Magna Cum Laude

University of Missouri-Columbia, 1995
School of Medicine
Summa Cum Laude

Riverside General Hospital
General Surgery Residency

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Otolaryngology Residency, 2000

Volunteer/Leadership Experience

  • Chair of Otolaryngology Department-Menorah Medical Center
  • Chair of Otolaryngology Department-Research Medical Center
  • Past President of Medical Staff Menorah Medical Center
  • Past President of Head and Neck Surgical Associates, PA
  • Past President of the Kansas City Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Society
  • Regional President of the JCRB/AJC chapter

Honors & Awards

  • Conley Scholar (Eight-year Medical Program University of Missouri-Columbia)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Congressional Gold Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • First Place in Resident Research Award, 1997 and 2000
  • First place in the nation for clinical research from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology in 2000


  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
  • Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons and the American Rhinologic Society

Advanced Training/Specialties

  • Inspire Upper Airway Stimulator
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) da Vinci SP Robot
  • Image guided Sinus/Skull base surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • EustachianTube Balloon Dilation
  • Minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Head and neck oncology
  • CyberKnife robotic stereotactic radiosurgery