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Dr. Gilani's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Gilani "Sapideh Gilani, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist who specializes in treating disorders of the nose and sinuses, as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. She cares for patients with a wide range of conditions that affect the face, head and neck, including facial trauma or fractures, hearing loss, nasal obstruction, nasal trauma or fractures, and sinusitis. Dr. Gilani performs endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal surgery, rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, and has a special interest in pediatric otolaryngology. As an associate professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Gilani instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She has co-authored several peer-reviewed articles and her work has appeared in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Gilani cared for patients as part of the otolaryngology team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. She was also an instructor in otology and laryngology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gilani completed a residency in otolaryngology at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she also earned her medical degree. She is board-certified in otolaryngology, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)."
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Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Conductive Hearing Loss
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Outer Ear Infection
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Tube Placement
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Head and Neck Surgery
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Skin Cancer Removal
Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
Medical School | Graduated 1993
Stanford University Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
Stanford University Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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