Dr. Abbas Anwar, MD

Dr. Abbas Anwar, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
Dr. Abbas Anwar, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from NEW YORK UNIV SCH OF MED in 2012 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

1301 20th St Ste 300

Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Dr. Anwar's Experience

Dr. Anwar'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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Anwar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anwar "Dr. Abbas Anwar, a native of Southern California, completed his undergraduate training at UCLA where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He went on to complete his medical education at the NYU School of Medicine, which is consistently ranked amongst the top 15 medical schools in the nation by US News & World Report. He earned highest honors in his medical school class for clinical excellence and was selected as a member of the distinguished Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. After medical school, Dr. Anwar completed his residency at the competitive otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency program at NYU. For 5 years he trained at some of the nation's finest medical centers in New York City and served as the chief resident during his final year of surgical training. In addition to authoring several journal publications and book chapters, Dr. Anwar was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service. Dr. Anwar returned to Southern California after completing residency to become a member of the Southern California Head & Neck Medical Group. He specializes in all aspects of general and pediatric ENT and has special interests in sinonasal diseases and infections, head and neck surgery, otologic disorders, and throat complaints. He is well trained in the latest cutting-edge innovations in otolaryngology including balloon sinuplasty, CT guided sinus surgery, and microlaryngeal laser surgery."


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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Anwar does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Dysphagia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Otitis
  • Otitis Media
  • Otitis Media With Effusion
  • Otorrhea
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Papilloma

12  Procedures

  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinus X-Ray
  • Throat Culture
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vocal Cord 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.


  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • NY U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anwar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anwar to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Anwar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Going to the Dr.'s office is usually one of my least favorite things to do but I had had a ringing sensation in my ear for days and no amount of self-research could resolve it. Dr. Anwar was able to evaluate the situation and resolve my problem rather quickly. I found him to be attentive to my...more
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Dr. Anwar is dedicated to his trade and takes the time to carefully listen to my needs. He is compassionate and thorough and extremely knowledgeable. He has a great sense of humor and is a genuine professional.
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Very caring with a calming demeanor. My husband had a new diagnosis that we were nervous about but Dr. Anwar put us at ease and performed a biopsy on the same day with great expertise. There was almost no scar after the procedure too.
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Extremely caring and knowledgeable. Took care of my severe sinus infection like a true professional and didn't push for surgery right away like a lot of other doctors.
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