Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Residency

Breadth and Depth

Clinical Education

Dedicated to providing the highest caliber of training.


Innovative Approaches

Global Health

Dr. Anna Messner in Quito, Ecuador. Currently our faculty and trainees make routine trips to Zimbabwe and Cambodia.

Simulated Learning

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Jennifer Lee, talks about the simulation program for residents.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The Perkins Lab is a dedicated lab within OHNS. Our researchers have additional lab space throughout the medical school campus.

Interactive Learning Methods

OHNS residents featured in this airway course video by the Department of Anesthesiology.

Education Conferences

Our residents participate in educational opportunities throughout the School of Medicine, Stanford University, the California Bay Area, and beyond.

Quality of Life

Beach at Half Moon Bay, CA

About the Bay Area

  • Home of Silicon Valley and 7.5 million people
  • Known for its natural beauty, entrepreneurship, liberal politics, organic farming, and cultural diversity
  • Ranks second in highest density of college graduates
  • #2 most Fortune 500 Companies in the US
  • Home of championship sports teams

Residents in San Francisco, CA


Stanford OHNS is committed to increasing the diversity of leaders pursuing careers in clinical practice, research and policy. In collaboration with the Center of Excellence,  we aim to foster a supportive and inclusive community of learners. To that end, we especially encourage under-represented minorities to apply for our training programs.