Sam P. Most, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Otolaryngologist

Facial plastic surgeon, Head and neck surgeon

Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

  • 801 Welch Road
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-FACE
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Professional Education

Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center (2002) WA

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center (2001) WA

Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2002)

Internship: Yale - New Haven Hospital (1996) CT

Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1995) CA

M.D., Stanford University, Medicine (1995)

B.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Honors College, Biology (Neuroscience) (1990)

Honors & Awards

Clinician Teacher of the Year, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2003)

Ben Shuster Award, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (2003)

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director, Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Surgery Center, University of Washington Medical Center, 2004

Division Chief, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2002

Division Chief, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2006

Faculty senate, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2011

Transient, afferent input-dependent, postnatal niche for neural progenitor cells in the cochlear nucleus.
Volkenstein, S., Oshima, K., Sinkkonen, S. T., Corrales, C. E., Most, S. P., & Heller, S. (2013). Transient, afferent input-dependent, postnatal niche for neural progenitor cells in the cochlear nucleus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(35), 14456-14461.

Upper lid blepharoplasty.
Weissman, J. D., & Most, S. P. (2013). Upper lid blepharoplasty. Facial plastic surgery , 29(1), 16-21.

Development of a Severity Classification System for Subjective Nasal Obstruction.
Lipan, M. J., & Most, S. P. (2013). Development of a Severity Classification System for Subjective Nasal Obstruction. JAMA facial plastic surgery.

Cadaveric analysis of nasal valve suspension.
Bae, J. H., & Most, S. P. (2012). Cadaveric analysis of nasal valve suspension. Allergy & rhinology (Providence, R.I.), 3(2), e91-3.

The Double-Half Bilobe Flap: An Alternative for Midline Defects of the Tip and Supratip Region
Woodard, C. R., & Most, S. P. (2012). The Double-Half Bilobe Flap: An Alternative for Midline Defects of the Tip and Supratip Region. OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD AND NECK SURGERY, 147(4), 668-670.

Intraoperative Angiography Using Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Imaging to Map Perfusion of Forehead Flaps
Woodard, C. R., & Most, S. P. (2012). Intraoperative Angiography Using Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Imaging to Map Perfusion of Forehead Flaps. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 14(4), 263-269.

Preservation of the Nasal Valve Area With a Lateral Crural Hinged Flap: A Cadaveric Study
Sazgar, A. A., Woodard, C., & Most, S. P. (2012). Preservation of the Nasal Valve Area With a Lateral Crural Hinged Flap: A Cadaveric Study. AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY, 36(2), 244-247.

Stabilization of nasal tip support in nasal tip reduction surgery.
Sazgar, A. A., & Most, S. P. (2011). Stabilization of nasal tip support in nasal tip reduction surgery. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 145(6), 932-934.

Nasal Airway Preservation Using the Autospreader Technique Analysis of Outcomes Using a Disease-Specific Quality-of-Life Instrument
Yoo, S., & Most, S. P. (2011). Nasal Airway Preservation Using the Autospreader Technique Analysis of Outcomes Using a Disease-Specific Quality-of-Life Instrument. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 13(4), 231-233.

Correlation of Asymmetric Facial Growth with Deviated Nasal Septum
Kim, Y. M., Rha, K.-S., Weissman, J. D., Hwang, P. H., & Most, S. P. (2011). Correlation of Asymmetric Facial Growth with Deviated Nasal Septum. LARYNGOSCOPE, 121(6), 1144-1148.

Effects of Corticosteroids on Functional Recovery and Neuron Survival After Facial Nerve Injury in Mice
Lieberman, D. M., Jan, T. A., Ahmad, S. O., & Most, S. P. (2011). Effects of Corticosteroids on Functional Recovery and Neuron Survival After Facial Nerve Injury in Mice. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 13(2), 117-124.

An Introduction to Stem Cell Biology
Hemmat, S., Lieberman, D. M., & Most, S. P. (2010). An Introduction to Stem Cell Biology. FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 26(5), 343-349.

Three-dimensional analysis of zygomatic-maxillary complex fracture patterns.
Pau, C. Y., Barrera, J. E., Kwon, J., & Most, S. P. (2010). Three-dimensional analysis of zygomatic-maxillary complex fracture patterns. Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction, 3(3), 167-176.

An Alternative Method for Reconstruction of Large Intranasal Lining Defects The Farina Method Revisited
Parikh, S., Futran, N. D., & Most, S. P. (2010). An Alternative Method for Reconstruction of Large Intranasal Lining Defects The Farina Method Revisited. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 12(5), 311-314.

Rejuvenation of the upper eyelid.
Parikh, S., & Most, S. P. (2010). Rejuvenation of the upper eyelid. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 18(3), 427-433.

Adult Xanthogranuloma Causing Nasal Obstruction
Worden, B. F., Barrera, J. E., & Most, S. P. (2010). Adult Xanthogranuloma Causing Nasal Obstruction. ARCHIVES OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY, 136(5), 509-512.

Pre- and postoperative portrait photography: standardized photos for various procedures.
Swamy, R. S., & Most, S. P. (2010). Pre- and postoperative portrait photography: standardized photos for various procedures. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 18(2), 245-?.

Principles of Photography in Rhinoplasty for the Digital Photographer
Swamy, R. S., Sykes, J. M., & Most, S. P. (2010). Principles of Photography in Rhinoplasty for the Digital Photographer. CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY, 37(2), 213-?.

Lateral nasal wall suspension using a bone-anchored suture technique.
Lieberman, D. M., & Most, S. P. (2010). Lateral nasal wall suspension using a bone-anchored suture technique. Archives of facial plastic surgery , 12(2), 113-?.

Comparative Computation of Orbital Volume From Axial and Coronal CT Using Three-Dimensional Image Analysis
Kwon, J., Barrera, J. E., & Most, S. P. (2010). Comparative Computation of Orbital Volume From Axial and Coronal CT Using Three-Dimensional Image Analysis. OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 26(1), 26-29.

Measurements of Orbital Volume Change Using Computed Tomography in Isolated Orbital Blowout Fractures
Kwon, J., Barrera, J. E., Jung, T.-Y., & Most, S. P. (2009). Measurements of Orbital Volume Change Using Computed Tomography in Isolated Orbital Blowout Fractures. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 11(6), 395-398.

Decompression of the Orbital Apex An Alternate Approach to Surgical Excision for Radiographically Benign Orbital Apex Tumors
Almond, M. C., Cheng, A. G., Schiedler, V., Sires, B. S., Most, S. P., & Jian-Amadi, A. (2009). Decompression of the Orbital Apex An Alternate Approach to Surgical Excision for Radiographically Benign Orbital Apex Tumors. ARCHIVES OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY, 135(10), 1015-1018.

A Prospective Evaluation of the Efficacy of Topical Adhesive Pads for the Reduction of Facial Rhytids
Ryan, W. R., & Most, S. P. (2009). A Prospective Evaluation of the Efficacy of Topical Adhesive Pads for the Reduction of Facial Rhytids. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 11(4), 252-256.

Treatment of Nasal Obstruction in the Posttraumatic Nose
Corey, C. L., & Most, S. P. (2009). Treatment of Nasal Obstruction in the Posttraumatic Nose. OTOLARYNGOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 42(3), 567-?.

Long-term outcomes of a rhinolift procedure for obstructive symptoms in the aging nose in 2 patients.
Roofe, S. B., & Most, S. P. (2009). Long-term outcomes of a rhinolift procedure for obstructive symptoms in the aging nose in 2 patients. Ear, nose, & throat journal, 88(4), E29-32.

Preserving Structural Integrity of the Alar Cartilage in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty Using a Cephalic Turn-in Flap
Murakami, C. S., Barrera, J. E., & Most, S. P. (2009). Preserving Structural Integrity of the Alar Cartilage in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty Using a Cephalic Turn-in Flap. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 11(2), 126-128.

Preoperative, anesthetic, and postoperative care for rhinoplasty patients.
Swamy, R. S., & Most, S. P. (2009). Preoperative, anesthetic, and postoperative care for rhinoplasty patients. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 17(1), 7-?.

Trends in Functional Rhinoplasty
Most, S. P. (2008). Trends in Functional Rhinoplasty. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 10(6), 410-413.

Repair of the Philtrum: An Illustrative Case Series
Housman, T. S., Berg, D., Most, S. P., Odland, P. B., & Stoddard, E. (2008). Repair of the Philtrum: An Illustrative Case Series. JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS MEDICINE AND SURGERY, 12(6), 288-294.

Management of the lower lid in male blepharoplasty.
Barrera, J. E., & Most, S. P. (2008). Management of the lower lid in male blepharoplasty. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 16(3), 313-?.

Volumetric imaging of the malar fat pad and implications for facial plastic surgery
Barrera, J. E., & Most, S. P. (2008). Volumetric imaging of the malar fat pad and implications for facial plastic surgery. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 10(2), 140-142.

Prospective examination of the efficacy of 2 topical over-the-counter cosmeceutical creams for rapid treatment of facial rhytids
Most, S. P. (2007). Prospective examination of the efficacy of 2 topical over-the-counter cosmeceutical creams for rapid treatment of facial rhytids. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 9(5), 340-343.

Placement of a lateral nasal suspension suture via an external rhinoplasty approach
Roofe, S. B., & Most, S. P. (2007). Placement of a lateral nasal suspension suture via an external rhinoplasty approach. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 9(3), 214-216.

Analysis of outcomes after functional rhinoplasty using a disease-specific quality-of-life instrument
Most, S. P. (2006). Analysis of outcomes after functional rhinoplasty using a disease-specific quality-of-life instrument. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 8(5), 306-309.

Anterior septal reconstruction - Outcomes after a modified extracorporeal septoplasty technique
Most, S. P. (2006). Anterior septal reconstruction - Outcomes after a modified extracorporeal septoplasty technique. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 8(3), 202-207.

A prospective examination of the efficacy of 2 noninvasive devices for treatment of the aging face
Lee, S., & Most, S. P. (2006). A prospective examination of the efficacy of 2 noninvasive devices for treatment of the aging face. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 8(1), 66-68.

Anatomy of the eyelids.
Most, S. P., Mobley, S. R., & Larrabee, W. F. (2005). Anatomy of the eyelids. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 13(4), 487-?.

Porous high-density polyethylene for orbital reconstruction
Lee, S., Maronian, N., Most, S. P., Whipple, M. E., McCulloch, T. M., & Farwell, G. (2005). Porous high-density polyethylene for orbital reconstruction. ARCHIVES OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY, 131(5), 446-450.

Efficacy of an over-the-counter lip enhancer in lip augmentation
Lee, S., & Most, S. P. (2005). Efficacy of an over-the-counter lip enhancer in lip augmentation. ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY, 7(3), 203-205.

A modern approach to nasal osteotomies.
Most, S. P., & Murakami, C. S. (2005). A modern approach to nasal osteotomies. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 13(1), 85-92.

Facial nerve recovery in bcl2 overexpression mice after crush injury.
Most, S. P. (2004). Facial nerve recovery in bcl2 overexpression mice after crush injury. Archives of facial plastic surgery , 6(2), 82-87.

Nasal osteotomies: anatomy, planning, and technique.
Most, S. P., & Murakami, C. S. (2002). Nasal osteotomies: anatomy, planning, and technique. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 10(3), 279-285.

The Abbe flap in secondary cleft lip repair.
Bagatin, M., & Most, S. P. (2002). The Abbe flap in secondary cleft lip repair. Archives of facial plastic surgery , 4(3), 194-197.

Outcomes of facial cosmetic procedures.
Most, S. P., Alsarraf, R., & Larrabee, W. F. (2002). Outcomes of facial cosmetic procedures. Facial plastic surgery , 18(2), 119-124.