About San Francisco Otolaryngology Medical Group

San Francisco Otolaryngology has been the most respected source of ear, nose, and throat care in the Bay Area since 1940. We provide the most comprehensive care for sinus, thyroid, and other ENT conditions by utilizing experience, innovation, and a strong local network of hospitals and specialists.

We invite you to take a quick look at what makes SF Otolaryngology stand out among other ear, nose, and throat centers in the Bay Area…

  • Our physicians hold academic appointments at University of California San Francisco.
  • Our physicians sit on the boards of many research centers and foundations.
  • Our practice runs completely on Electronic Medical Records
  • 10% of the group’s time is devoted to charitable care.
  • We offer in-house allergy and audiology testing for adults and children.
  • We operate the only point-of-care CT scanner for nasal sinuses in San Francisco.
  • Our physicians are involved in a range of clinical and basic science studies including: office-based sinuplasty, hearing application and cognition, ear canal anatomy, and the connection between bone quality and hearing loss.
  • On-Call services are never directed off-site; all off-hours calls are internally covered by our physicians only.
  • Our surgeons perform 50% of their procedures at the Campus Surgery Center, 30% at California Pacific Medical Center and 20% at the San Francisco Surgery Center

Our Mission

Our mission is to be a community leader in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, by providing comprehensive, high quality care to every patient through an integrated clinical practice.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the best provider of patient care and the best place to work.  Our goal is to foster superior clinical care and health education.

Our Values

Our primary value is to put patient needs first.  We strive to treat everyone (patients, loved ones, colleagues and coworkers) with compassion. We are committed to excellence and integrity. We value teamwork and responsible stewardship of our resources.

Affiliations and Collaborations


Alliston Lab at UCSF- San Francisco Otolaryngology collaborates with the Alliston research group on the relationship between bone in the ear and hearing loss.

Hearing Research Incorporated - Hearing Research Inc is a charitable corporation that funded the development of the Cochlear Implant. You can learn more about the history of the Cochlear implant here


The History of San Francisco Otolaryngology

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Our History

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