About Dr. Etai Funk
Dr. Etai Funk strives to be the best in all aspects of facial plastic surgery. His top honors and awards in facial plastic surgery are testament to his dedication and commitment to the field. He continues to publish papers relating to plastic surgery and is determined to obtain the most aesthetic, natural, and pleasant result for his patients.
Dr. Funk has always considered Houston his home. After receiving his B.S. from Tulane University, where he earned a position on the Dean's Honor List every semester, he elected to return to Houston to pursue a medical education that would prepare him for his career as an award winning board certified facial plastic surgeon.
He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston Medical School and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a junior medical student. Graduating in the top one percent of his class, upon commencement, he was honored with the Outstanding Student Awards in Surgery, Development Anatomy, Neurobiology and Anatomy.
After his general surgery internship, Dr. Funk completed residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During his residency, Dr. Funk received the J. Charles Dickson Resident Clinical Research Award and the Houston Otolaryngology Society Resident Paper Competition Award.
Dr. Etai Funk subsequently completed a fellowship with renowned surgeon, Peter A. Adamson, past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This highly coveted fellowship in the glamorous Yorkville, Toronto area concentrated on rhinoplasty and cosmetic facial surgery. This enabled Dr. Funk to sharpen his aesthetic eye, understand the subtleties of the field and refine his surgical techniques. Dr. Funk attained the highest score in the nation on the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery exam earning him the Jack R. Anderson award. This highly coveted prize was awarded to him at the Academy's national conference in Chicago.
Dr. Etai Funk is double board certified. He is a board certified facial plastic surgeon by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a board certified otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon by the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and neck surgery. Dr. Funk is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. He has served on the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and sat on the Residency Internal Review Committee at Baylor College of Medicine. He holds a clinical associate professor position in the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Funk is actively involved and holds numerous positions with Harris County Medical Society. He also serves as a delegate to the Texas Medical Association. In addition to the previously mentioned honors and awards, Dr. Funk has published articles in numerous medical journals, authored various book chapters, and has presented his findings at several national medical conventions.