Jennifer Alyono, MD MS

Otology and neurotology specialist, Medical Otologist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)

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Additional Languages Spoken:
Mandarin , Spanish


Dr. Alyono completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry as well as her master’s degree in Bioengineering at Stanford University. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego, she returned to Stanford where she completed both her residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, as well as her fellowship in Otology/Neurotology and Skull base surgery. Clinically, Dr. Alyono specializes in adult and pediatric surgery for disorders of the middle ear, inner ear, ear canal, facial nerve, and skull base. This includes care for hearing loss, tympanic membrane perforations, cholesteatoma, glomus tumors, and vestibular schwannomas, among others. Her research interests lie in hearing in population health, quality of care, and technology in medicine.

Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Neurotology (2021)
  • Medical Education: University of California San Diego School of Medicine (2011) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Otolaryngology Residency (2018) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (2017)
  • Residency: Stanford University Otolaryngology Residency (2016) CA

Awards & Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2017)
  • Baird-Davidson Award for the Arts in Medicine, University of California, San Diego (2011)
  • Fellow Teacher of the Year, Stanford University (2018)
  • Intel Science Talent Search Finalist, Science Service (2002)
  • Medallion for Science and Engineering, United States Army (2002)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Scientific American Magazine (2002)
  • People’s Choice Award, Stanford Biodesign (2017)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University (2006)
  • Presidential Scholar, Stanford University (2002)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Clinic Operations Chief, Stanford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (2019 - Present)
  • Associate Residency Program Director, Stanford Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (2019 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Skull Base Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

2452 Watson Court, Suite 1700

Palo Alto , CA 94303

(650) 723-5281

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Ear Institute Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

2452 Watson Court, Suite 1700

Palo Alto , CA 94303

(650) 723-5281

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Cochlear Implant Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

2452 Watson Court, Suite 1700

Palo Alto , CA 94303

(650) 723-5281

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(105 reviews)

Dr Alyono was wondering she answered all my questions and was very personable
Dr. Alyono is thorough and explains things well
She makes me feel comfortable as a patient, and I’m really glad that I am under her care.
Best ear doctor my wife has ever been seen by.
She is the BEST, we really like Dr. Alyono. She answered all our questions and was very thorough.
Friendly, visit was quick and Dr Alyono was kind & informative
I would highly recommend Dr. Alyono to anyone with a similar condition.
Am glad that she is my Doctor
Very prompt
Dr. Alyono is one of the best doctors I have ever met. She is very thorough and compassionate.
The whole experience was awesome.
Doctor Alyono was very patient with my mom.
The doctor and the staffs are very nice and helpful to my mother and myself this morning. We are so happy. Thank you to all of you !!! :)
Very thorough and professional.
The Doctor was amazing, super kind, professional, and took the time to answer all of my questions!
Jennifer you are amazing and I am so excited it see you in a few weeks again for surgery! I hope you have an amazing weekend and look forward to our next visit.
I appreciate the extra time Dr. Alyono spent with me.
Wonderful as always
Dr. Alyono reassured me about my concerns.
Excellent service with all my appointments!
Loved the friendliness and care the staff provided..the staff throughout my process were amazing.
Very knowledgable Dr. Great patient care, she truly shows interest in her patients well being. I am fortunate to have her as my Dr.
Every one of my concerns were addressed with overwhelming success!!!
Great doctor
Dr Jennifer Alyono and her team are awesome
I felt very heard from her and felt relieved because I was easily able to tell her what I need and what I’m struggling with and she came up with a plan that made me feel better.
Dr Alyono is good in diagnosis. Wish she is also allowed to practice the full spectrum of ENT
Dr Alyono is excellent. She is patient, nice and caring.
WDr. Jennifer Alyono is highly skilled and her team is great
Dr Alonyo is very sweet
I had questions after the procedure, the doctor was gone right after the procedure
Dr. Alyono was terrific - answered all my questions, and helped me understand what is going on. Fatima Ortega at the front desk was kind and gracious.
I was very pleased by the attention and care I received from the staff. They were wonderful!. Too bad other hospital don't have that kind of very pleasant staff.
Dr. Alyono is great!
very professional
She is highly knowledgeable and extremely patient with me!
Dr. Alyono is very good at explaining things about my surgery
Kind and professional cannot ask for better.
excellent physician
Dr. Alyono is an amazing doctor, she is precise with her diagnosis and prescription. Thanks so much doctor.
As usual very good services.
Very pleasant and caring. She is very attentive and takes her time to listen and gave a thorough visit. The follow up visit was informative and I can come back to see her, if needed. I was very comfortable. I was scheduled for a face to face visit and called to see if she could do a video visit as I live almost 6 hrs away and my husband had surgery. I was accommodated and was so very thankful. I’m glad she is my Dr!
Extremely professional Answered all of our questions.
Thorough, skilled, and caring
She’s excellent, she made me feel so comfortable at all times
Excellent. Very thorough examination. Patiently and throughly explained diagnosis and recommended treatment
Dr Alyono is a very competent doctor.
Dr Alyono has been very helpful with the difficulties I had. I very much appreciate her efforts.
Thank you for assisting in my care and not giving up on me.
As I previously stated, all of your staff are professional and friendly. Whatever you're doing, keep doing it.
Dr Alyono is the very best.
I am especially happy with the amount of time she gave me. She was very thorough when explaining things to me and very patient in answering my questions.
Best !
I thoroughly appreciated feeling heard by Dr. Alyono. She didn't seem rushed at all, she explained the possible procedure to me in easy-to-follow language, and seemed truly receptive to what I had to say.
Dr. Alyono is an excellent physician. Most importantly she genuinely enjoys her work.
I am so very grateful to be a patient. She is an exceptional Doctor.
Dr Alyono was very attentive and very easy to understand. She gave us all the time we needed.
The MD cared very little how my symptoms. Asset my daily life. Sent MyHealth messages with no responses for 2+ wks.
Dr. Alyono is a very caring and excellent practitioner summary of visit provided promptly via my health website.
Keep up the good work!
wonderful doctor
Exceptional care and concern.. I feel I am in the Best care for my condition.. I am very lucky and Stanford is lucky to have her.
highly impressive
Dr. Alyono was very friendly and helpful and showed much concern.
Dr. Alyono and her staff are vrry professional and caring.
Dr. Alyono was very kind, patient and explained all things to me. I felt very comfortable with her care and was encouraged by her answers and how to take care of myself going forward.
Pleased with the excellent care.
Best ear doctor ever.
Excellent Drs. & staff.
very good, attentive doctor
Dr. Alyono was exceptionally thorough during my exam. She consistently asked how I was doing during the examination, and kept me informed as to what she was doing. She was friendly and I never felt rushed.
Awesome Dr & staff.
Thank you so much for the excellent services. God bless you all.
She was wonderful!
Dr. Alyono is adorable, kind, friendly and very professional.
Dr Jennifer Alyono was friendly during my appointment. Although it made me sad knowing that my hearing and tinnitus cannot be helped, Dr Alyono was truthful and answered all my question regarding my condition.
The doctor who saw me was exceptional. She was professional, friendly, and thorough. It was a pleasure to be seen by her and have a clear understanding of what she was looking for, explained in layman's term.
gave me a peace of mind regarding ear issue
Dr. Alyono was excellent. She answered every question patiently and comprehensively. She even used a diagram to explain my problems. I was blessed to experience her knowledge of my problems and her skill in the field of otology!!!
Dr. Alyono was wonderful. She took her time, asked questions, and listened to my responses. You can tell that she in very knowledgeable. I am looking forward to my next appointment with her.
Dr. Aloyna was absolutely SUPERB!! I have never had a doctor sit at the end of a visit, clearly signaling that if I had any more questions, she was there to answer them (and not with one hand on the doorknob, as so many physicians do). I am a fairly new patient (this was my 3rd visit) and I like/trust her more and more each time!
Dr. Alyono is very good, well informed and has excellent fine motor skills.
She is so terrific.
doctor is very friendly, explained medical condition in simple terms, provided treatment options and made treatment decision based on patient's particular situation
Dr. Alyono is always a caring doctor with great expertise.
Dr.Alyono is excellent.....I've already recommended her to another person
Dr. Alyono was just amazing, very knowledgeable, caring and insightful.
Dr Alano was excellent
very helpful and reassuring; took the time to understand and explain
The doctor spent a lot of time with me, was patient, and did not rush the visit. She listened to everything I had to say, and took everything I said seriously. She was also very friendly.
very good
I thought Dr. Alyono was excellent! Thorough, good explanations & talented (good hands)!
Dr. Alyono took very good care of me. She is very kind and nice person -
Very nice friendly easy to talk to and easy to understand.
Dr. Alyono was a perfect match for me. I'd never met her before but I felt so cared for and she spoke to me like a real person. I was so relieved and very thankful for her care and attention!
Dr. Alyono was extremely kind, confident & thoroughly knowledgeable.
Spent a lot of time with me and addressed my concerns fully. Showed compassion and empathy.
very professional and thorough and compassionate
very impressed by this facility
the experience was all great.
Dr Alyono was friendly, encouraging and very positive. I was very comfortable with her.
service and information were stellar.

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