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Peter H. Hwang

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford ENT 801 Welch Rd MC 5739 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-5281 Fax (650) 725-6685
  • Academic Offices
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Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> Head and Neck Cancer
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Division of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine (2005 - present)
  • Co-Director, Fellowship in Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Stanford University (2005 - present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • 1st Vice President, American Rhinologic Society (2013 - present)
  • Associate Editor, International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology (2011 - present)

Professional Education

Residency: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1996)
Internship: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1992)
Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1991)
Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1997)
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania PA (1997)
Fellowship: Univ. of Pennsylvania, Rhinology & Sinus Surgery (1997)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

- Characterization of ion transport activity in sinonasal epithelium
- Optimization of mucosal wound healing in a rabbit model of sinus surgery
- Clinical outcomes in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery
- Effect of intraoperative local anesthetic use on post operative pain in patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery


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