Dr. Peter Hwang, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

801 Welch Rd Palo Alto, CA 94304 Get Directions
Dr. Peter Hwang, MD
Dr. Peter Hwang, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Dr. Hwang's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Hwang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors of America, 2006
    • Best Doctors of America, 2009
    • Best Doctors of America, 2008
    • Best Doctors of America, 2011
    • Best Doctors of America, 2007
    • Best Doctors of America, 2010
    • Best Doctors of America, 2005
    • Best Doctors of America, 2004
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Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Rhinology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery