Our Faculty

 

 

Otology & Neurotology

Robert K. Jackler, MD
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery and Surgery
Department Chair

Nikolas H. Blevins, MD
Larry and Sharon Malcolmson Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Chief of Otology & Neurotology

Lloyd B. Minor, MD
The Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Professorship for the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS), by courtesy, of Neurobiology and Bioengineering
School of Medicine Dean

Peter Luke Santa Maria, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

George Shorago, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Jennifer Christy Alyono, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Kristen Steenerson, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurology

Albert Mudry, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Achin Bhowmik, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Head & Neck Surgery

Chris Holsinger, MD, FACS
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Chief of Head & Neck Surgery

Eben Rosenthal, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Radiology/Molecular Imaging Program
Ann and John Doerr Medical Director
(Stanford Cancer Center)

Lisa A. Orloff, MD 
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Director of the Endocrine Head and Neck Surgery Program
Clinical Instructorship Director of the Endocrine Surgery

Michael J. Kaplan, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS), Emeritus

John B. Sunwoo, MD 
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS), and, by courtesy, of Dermatology
Director of Head and Neck Research

Vasu Divi, MD 
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Associate Medical Director of Cancer Quality
(Stanford Cancer Center)
Fellowship Director of Head & Neck Surgery

Davud Sirjani, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Director of the Salivary Gland Surgery Program

Fred Baik, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Julia Noel, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology— Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Alan G. Cheng, MD
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics
Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director of the Clinician-Scientist Training Program

Peter J. Koltai, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, (OHNS), Emeritus

Kay Chang, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Tulio A. Valdez, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

May Thy Truong, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics
Fellowship Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Karthik Balakrishnan, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Douglas Sidell, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS), and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Iram N. Ahmad, MD, MME
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Kara Davis Meister, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

 

 

Research

Anthony Ricci, PhD
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Chief of Research

Stefan Heller, PhD 
Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Associate Chair for Research

Teresa Nicolson, PhD 
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Nicolas Grillet, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Dáibhid Ó Maoiléidigh, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Robert Greenhouse, PhD
Adjunct Lecturer of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Peter H. Hwang, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery
Vice Chair
Chief of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Jayakar V. Nayak, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery

Zara M. Patel, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery
Director of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Clinical Instructorship Director of Rhinology & Advanced Sinus Surgery

 

 

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Sam P. Most, MD, FACS
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Jon-Paul Pepper, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Laryngology

Edward Damrose, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Chief of Laryngology
Stanford Hospital Chief of Staff (2017–2020)
Immediate Past Chief of Staff
Clinical Instructorship Director of Laryngology/Bronchoesophagology

C. Kwang Sung, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Music

Elizabeth DiRenzo, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Music

Karuna Dewan, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Philip Doyle, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Sleep Surgery

Robson Capasso, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Chief of Sleep Surgery
Clinical Instructorship Director of Sleep Surgery

Stanley Liu, MD, DDS
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Robert W. Riley, MD
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Comprehensive Otolaryngology

Uchechukwu Megwalu, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Chief of Comprehensive Otolaryngology

Jennifer Lee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Audiology Research

Matthew Fitzgerald, PhD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Chief of Audiology

 

 

Palo Alto VA Hospital

Hamed Sajjadi, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Bohdan Makarewycz, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

M. Lauren Lalakea, MD 
Clinical Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Kimberly Genise Shepard, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Misha Amoils, MD 
Clinical Instructor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Amanda Munoz, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Micah JoAnn Saste, MD 
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

 

 

Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Fidelia Yuan-Shin Butt, MD
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

Karen Jean Fong, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Michael Friduss, MD
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

Jill L. Hessler, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Janice D. Janas, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

Peter Li, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Jennifer Maw, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

Rodney Perkins, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Professor

Nelson B. Powell, MD 
Adjunct Clinical Professor

 

Courtesy Appointments

Steven D. Chang, MD
Professor
Neurosurgery

A. Dimitrios Colevas, MD
Professor
Medicine/Oncology

Robert Dodd, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Neurosurgery

Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, MD
Professor
Neurosurgery/Medicine

Nancy Fischbein, MD
Professor
Radiology/General Radiology

Quynh-Thu Le, MD
Professor
Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy

Gordon Li, MD
Associate Professor
Neurosurgery

Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD
Professor
Pediatrics/Immunology

Vladimir Nekhendzy, MD
Clinical Professor
Anesthesiology/Perioperative and Pain Management

Harlan Pinto, MD
Associate Professor
Medicine/Oncology

Gary K. Roberts, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Surgery/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery