Sinus Center

The Stanford Sinus Center offers advanced care for patients with chronic sinusitis, nasal polyposis, fungal sinusitis, nasal obstruction, and tumors of the nasal cavity and anterior skull base.

Founded in 1999, this is the first center on the West Coast to offer comprehensive medical and surgical care for chronic sinusitis by a fellowship-trained otolaryngologist. The Center has over 3,500 patient visits per year and is considered the leading sinus care practice in Northern California.

Sinus Center
801 Welch Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-5281 Getting Here
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801 Welch Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-5281 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment for Sinus Conditions

Conditions Treated

The Sinus Center offer treatments for the following conditions:

Acute and chronic sinus infections

Sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses near the nose, which usually occurs after a cold or after an allergic inflammation.

Fungal infections of the sinuses 

Asthma-associated sinus diseases 

Persistent sinus disease after previous surgery 

Headache with sinus components 

Complications of previous sinus surgeries 

Frontal and sphenoid sinusitis 

Nasal allergies 

Nasal deformity requiring cosmetic surgery 


Blocked nasal passages 

Blocked tear duct passages

Skull base tumors


A growth that projects, usually on a stem, from a membrane in the body and can sometimes develop into cancer.

Tumors of the nose and sinuses

Cancer of the paranasal sinus and nasal cavity is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the paranasal sinuses or nasal cavity.

Nasal obstruction and deviated septum

A deviated septum is an abnormal configuration of the cartilage that divides the two sides of the nasal cavity, which may cause problems with proper breathing or nasal discharge.

Graves' disease

An autoimmune disorder that leads to overactivity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism) and is characterized by swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland.

Pituitary tumors

Abnormal growths that develop in the pituitary gland and may cause overproduction or underproduction of hormones. Most pituitary tumors are non-cancerous.

For Patients


Please bring your completed Sinus Center New Patient Questionnaire to your appointment.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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