Dr. Peter Hwang, MD

Dr. Peter Hwang, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Peter Hwang, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and rhinology.

801 Welch Rd

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hwang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hwang's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Rhinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

54  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hwang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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