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Otolaryngology Faculty

Head and Neck Surgeons

Jeffrey P. Harris, MD, PhD, FACSS

Jeffrey P. Harris, MD, PhD, FACS
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Rick A. Friedman, MD, PhD

Rick A. Friedman, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chief, Department of Otolaryngology
Director, Acoustic Neuroma Program

Kevin T. Brumund, MD

Kevin T. Brumund, MD, FACS
Chief, Section of Head and Neck Surgery, VA Medical Center San Diego
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Joseph A. Califano, III, MDS

Joseph A. Califano, III, MD
Physician in Chief, Moores Cancer Center
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences

Charles Coffey, MD

Charles Coffey, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Head and Neck Oncology
Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Salivary Gland Surgery

Adam DeConde, MD

Adam DeConde, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Rhinology
Skull-Base Surgery

Sapideh Gilani, MD

Sapideh Gilani, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Jacqueline Greene, MD

Jacqueline Greene, MD
Assistant Professor
Facial Nerve Center
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Theresa Guo

Theresa Guo, MD
Assistant Professor
Head & Neck Oncology  
Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

David Hom

David Hom, MD
Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Daniel A. Hammer, DDS, FACD

Daniel A. Hammer, DDS, FACD
Voluntary Assistant Clinical
Professor
UC San Diego Health

Cornelius Jansen, MD

Cornelius Jansen, MD
ENT/Head and Neck (Otolaryngology)
General Otolaryngology (ENT)

Elina Kari

Elina Kari, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Otology, Neurotology Skull-Base Surgery

Paul Schalch Lepe, MD, FACS

Paul Schalch Lepe, MD, FACS
Head and Neck Surgeon
ENT/Head and Neck (Otolaryngology)
General Otolaryngology (ENT), Sinus & Rhinology
Sleep Medicine

Uri Manor, PhD

Uri Manor, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor
UC San Diego, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine

Quyen T. Nguyen, MD, PhD

Quyen T. Nguyen, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Fellowship Program Director
Otology, Neurotology
Skull-Base Surgery

Ryan K. Orosco, MD

Ryan K. Orosco, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Head & Neck Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery

Andrew Vahabzadeh-Hagh

Andrew Vahabzadeh-Hagh, MD
Associate Professor
Laryngology

Deborah Watson, MD

Deborah Watson, MD, FACS
Professor
Director, Residency Program
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Philip Weissbrod, MD

Philip Weissbrod, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Center for Voice and Swallowing
Laryngology

Carol Yan, MD

Carol Yan, MD
Assistant Professor of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Matthew Brigger, MD, MPH

Matthew Brigger, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery

Daniela Carvalho, MD

Daniela Carvalho, MD, MMM
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Director of Rady’s Hearing and Cochlear Implant Program
Medical Director of Surgical Services, RCHSD

Tina Friesen, MD

Tina Friesen, MD
Associate Physician

Wen Jiang, MD

Wen Jiang, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Elina Kari

Elina Kari, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Otology, Neurotology Skull-Base Surgery

Shelby Leuin, MD

Shelby C. Leuin, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Fellowship Program Director

Anthony E. Magit, MD, FAAP

Anthony E. Magit, MD, MPH, FAAP
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Javan Nation, MD

Javan Nation, MD
Associate Physician

Audiology Program

Erika Zettner, PhD, CCC-A

Erika Zettner, PhD, CCC-A
Professor & Co-Director, AuD Program

Harris

Genevieve Harris, MA CCC-A
Senior Audiologist

Meghan Spriggs, AuD, CCC-A

Meghan Spriggs, AuD, CCC-A
Assistant Professor, AuD Program

Joyce Tsang

Joyce Tsang, Au.D, CCC-A
Senior Audiologist

Wian

Deborah Wian, MA, CCC-A
Senior Audiologist

 

Boothroyd

Arthur Boothroyd, PhD
Adjunct Professor Department of Surgery

Speech-Language Pathologists

Liza S. Blumenfeld

Liza S. Blumenfeld, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Speech-Language Pathologist

<Kristen Linnemeyer, MA, CCC-SLP>

Kristen Linnemeyer, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Erin H. Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC

Erin H. Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC
Speech-Language Pathologist

Head and Neck Research Faculty

Rutherford Ongkeko, MD, PhD

Royce Clifford, MD, MPH
Research Scientist

Elizabeth M. Keithley, PhD

Elizabeth M. Keithley, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Auditory Research

Arwa Kurabi

Arwa Kurabi
Assistant Project Scientist

Robert A. Weisman, MD, FACS

Robert A. Weisman, MD, FACS
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Oncology
Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Rutherford Ongkeko, MD, PhD

Rutherford Ongkeko, MD, PhD
Associate Adjunct Professor

Allen F. Ryan, PhD

Allen F. Ryan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Professor of Neurosciences
Auditory Research