Mauricio A. Moreno, M.D.

Dr. Mauricio Moreno completed his medical degree at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Medicine in Santiago, Chile. He then was a resident in general surgery at the University of Valparaiso in Chile. He completed his second residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery at the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile. He had three fellowships all at The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. His fellowships were in head and neck surgical oncology, microvascular reconstructive surgery and surgical endocrinology.

His clinical interests are in head and neck surgery, thyroid surgery and vascular anomalies. He has made numerous presentations around the country and even internationally. Dr. Moreno is also involved in clinical research in developing a new strategy for cancer treatment called Photo Dynamic Therapy.

Dr. Moreno enjoys taking time to talk to his patients and fully explain their conditions and treatment to them. When patients come to him whether it’s for a common procedure or after a cancer diagnosis, they can be sure that they are in capable, compassionate hands.

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Fellowship: Surgical Endocrinology, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Fellowship: Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Fellowship: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, University of Chile
  • University: M.D. DEGREE: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile


  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Conditions/Diseases Treated

UAMS doctors treat a broad range of conditions some of which may not be listed below.

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Vascular Anomalies

Tests/Procedures Performed

The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this doctor.

  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Skull base surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Medical Interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. Other services available is translation of patient education materials and hospital forms. For more information, please contact interpreting services at 501-395-8231 or visit us on the web.

Additional Links

Patient Story - Tongue Cancer Doesn't Slow Drummer's Beat
Patient Story - Breast Cancer Patient First for UAMS Lymphedema Surgery
Cancer Team Treatment
The Right Fit - Chile Native Brings His Expertise in Head and Neck Surgery to Arkansas  

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Clinic Location

Type of Doctor

  • For Adults

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Institute Affiliations

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor
    Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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