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Thomas E. Killeen M.D.

Dr. Tom Killeen moved to the beautiful Reno/Tahoe area in 2008, after successfully practicing for more than 20 years in the Central Valley of California. Dr. Killeen came to Reno at the request of his longtime friend and residency colleague, Dr. Tim Dyches, who retired after answering the call to serve his church. Dr. Killeen is honored to have the opportunity to care for the patients of Northern Nevada and proud to be a part of the Reno ENT community.

After three years in Dr. Dyches’ office location, Dr. Killeen relocated the practice in November 2011. Joining Nevada ENT & Hearing Associates, Dr. Killeen is now able to provide his patients with on-site services of hearing testing, hearing aid dispensing, and diagnostic CAT scans in a modern and spacious facility.

During his tenure in California, Dr. Killeen served as Chairman of the Surgery Department at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto for 12 years, and was actively involved in the state and local medical societies. Throughout his career, Dr. Killeen has always been committed to maintaining a state-of-the-art practice and has attended numerous courses and conferences to remain current on the latest techniques and technological advances in the field of Otolaryngology. In 2008, he voluntarily underwent recertification by the American Board of Otolaryngology, successfully passing the “Boards” on his first attempt. Dr. Killeen was amongst the first currently board-certified ENT physicians in the country to achieve recertification mid-career, demonstrating continued excellence and proficiency in this specialty.


Stanford University, B.S. degree in Chemistry, 1978

University of Southern California School of Medicine, M.D. degree, 1982
– Inducted into Honor Medical Society


Washington University at St. Louis School of Medicine, Barnes/Jewish Medical Center
– General Surgery, 1982–1983
– Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, 1983–1987 Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1982 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Washington University, 1987 Certification/Licensure

Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology, 1987, Recertification 2008 Permanent Medical Licensure, State of Nevada, 2008-current Permanent Medical Licensure, State of California, 1987-current Academic Appointments

University of Nevada, Assistant Clinical Professor University of California, Davis, Clinical Instructor