Edward J. Damrose, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist, Head and neck surgical oncologist, Surgical oncologist, Head and neck surgeon, Laryngologist

4.9 out of 5
385 Patient Ratings
60 Patient Comments

Head and Neck Cancer Program

Amyloid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-6186
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Voice and Swallowing Center

General ENT Clinic

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center (2003) CA
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2002)
  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (2001) CA
  • MD, UCLA, Medicine (1995)
  • BS, Yale University, Biology (1991)

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Stanford University (2015)
  • Honor Award for Distinguished Service, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (2015)
  • Award of Appreciation, International Association of Laryngectomees (2014)
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Greater San Jose, CA, Vitals.com (2014)
  • Top Doctor, Castle Connolly (2014)
  • Denise M. O'Leary Award for Excellence, Stanford Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors (2012)
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award, Vitals.com (2012)
  • Top Ten Doctors, Vitals.com (2012)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals.com (2011-2013)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. Boston, MA (2009)
  • Patients' Choice Award, Vitals.com (2008-2014)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. Boston, MA (2008)
  • Stanford Biodesign Teaching Recognition Award, Stanford University (2004)
  • Physician of the Year - Nominee, UCLA (1996)
  • Medical Thesis Recognition Award, UCLA (1995)
  • Dale E. Wilson Scholarship, UCLA (1994)
  • Forest and Rachel Linden Scholarship, UCLA (1994)
  • Cum Laude, Yale University (1991)
  • Francis G. Fabian, Jr. Scholarship, Yale University (1987 - 1991)

Administrative Appointments

  • Vice Chief of Staff, Stanford Health Care (2014 - 2016)
  • Member, Credentials and Privileges Committee (2013 - 2016)
  • Senator at Large, Stanford School of Medicine Faculty Senate (2012 - 2015)
  • Member, Quality, Patient Safety & Effectiveness Commitee (2010 - Present)
  • Member, Professional Practice Evaluation Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Fellowship in Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology (2006 - Present)
  • Clinic Chief, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (2004 - 2014)
  • Chair, Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (2003 - Present)
  • Chief, Division of Laryngology (2003 - Present)
  • Consultant, Stanford Sports Medicine Program (2003 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders (2003 - Present)

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5.0

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

5.0

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I believe Dr. Damrose has something that many physicians over look,the value of just listening to the patient. Everyone needs someone to discuss their concerns. And to have the other party express and concern. The ability to answer a patients question with interest and reply with in a way that shows the patients questions are important. Once again showing concern. How often in a day do we actually run in to a person who takes the time to really care?

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Above & beyond the fact Dr. Damrose saved my life, I feel there is no better dr at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose always spend as much time I need to check the surgery, tell me how it is going, what I shoud expect in the next weeks to come, he never rushes me and always answers any question I have at the visit, and I always have a few questions. I really like him and he always give me hope.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is like an old friend and I have complete confidence in him. He includes me and my wife in all discussions including those with his assistants and residents.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

You should clone Dr. Damrose. Dr. Damrose is the epitome of what a physician should be.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

The care provider was very patient with me and under stranding. I felt very good about the visit when I left and looking forward to my return appointment.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is the best doctor I have ever worked with and his staff is most helpful. He is wonderful Thanks

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

All quite friendly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose & staff excellent!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is awesome - kind, good listener, explains clearly, never acts like he is in a hurry or rushed.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Doctor Edward J. Damrose is an excellent doctor. I trust him with my health care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Domrose and staff area exceptional!

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4.9 out of 5
385 Patient Ratings
60 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I believe Dr. Damrose has something that many physicians over look,the value of just listening to the patient. Everyone needs someone to discuss their concerns. And to have the other party express and concern. The ability to answer a patients question with interest and reply with in a way that shows the patients questions are important. Once again showing concern. How often in a day do we actually run in to a person who takes the time to really care?

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Above & beyond the fact Dr. Damrose saved my life, I feel there is no better dr at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose always spend as much time I need to check the surgery, tell me how it is going, what I shoud expect in the next weeks to come, he never rushes me and always answers any question I have at the visit, and I always have a few questions. I really like him and he always give me hope.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is like an old friend and I have complete confidence in him. He includes me and my wife in all discussions including those with his assistants and residents.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

You should clone Dr. Damrose. Dr. Damrose is the epitome of what a physician should be.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

The care provider was very patient with me and under stranding. I felt very good about the visit when I left and looking forward to my return appointment.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is the best doctor I have ever worked with and his staff is most helpful. He is wonderful Thanks

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

All quite friendly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose & staff excellent!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Damrose is awesome - kind, good listener, explains clearly, never acts like he is in a hurry or rushed.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Doctor Edward J. Damrose is an excellent doctor. I trust him with my health care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Domrose and staff area exceptional!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Damrose is the best physician I have ever had. I trust him 100%.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

EXELLENT

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Damrose is amazing smart professional & gifted.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Professional.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

IF i HAD TO REFERRAL A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER TO YOUR ENT DEPARTMENT I WOULD HAVE NO PROBLEM REFERRING THEM TO SEE dR.AMROSE.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

If Dr. Damrose was my primary care physician, I would be thrilled beyond belief. He acted as though he had all the time in the world for me and explained everything thoroughly and didn't doubt my explanations.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

This experience was very good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Damrose's manner always exudes competence, confidence, concern, and congeniality.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr Damrose is a great doctor. HeListens,caring,kind and takes time to explain everything. I was very lucky to HV him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Professional.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Superior doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Ed Damrose was great, as always. Extremely thoughtful.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr Damrose was awesome!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Damrose - best doctor I've ever seen and amazingly caring and considerate

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Damrose is an excellent physician and I should know since I've seen about a zillion of them lately. ;)

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Damrose is the most friendly, courteous, knowledgeable and wonderful physician I have ever experienced. Clone Him!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have complete and total faith and trust in the care of Dr Damrose.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I hold high confidence/expectations for Stanford. My expectations were exceeded & I'm very pleased with the results of this level of dedication/passion.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Damrose & Dr. Wang are exceptional doctors very caring. And an asset to Stanford Hospital. Wish all doctors were this good!!! Dr. Damrose saved my life!!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Always - recommend Edward Damrose, MD - a classic, well trained physician.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Ed Damrose was excellent.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Best manner of any surgeon I've ever met with.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Damrose is the best at what he does and is extremely patient and informative.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Great doctor,! Would recommend to friends recommended to parents. Helps patients & family members understand easily what is going on & what options we have.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Damrose was so patient in explaining my health problem.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I am so blessed to have Dr. Damrose as my doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Damrose is excellent, kind & a good listener. I intend to return in 2 yrs!! Kudos to him!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very patient & considerate.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Since we are quite well informed Dr. Damrose spoke with us on a more technical level, which we appreciated. I think he adjusts his explanations to the knowledge of the patient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Provider had technical issues during performance of procedure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Damrose is the best in my treatment that I have encountered in my 25 year experience with botox for dystonia.

SHC Patient, May 2014

The doctor was excellent as well as intern - Very professional.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Outstanding!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Damrose is such a caring, considerate individual. I am blessed to have him as my doctor!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Damrose did an excellent job in attending to the needs of this very challenging patient.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

The best I have ever known.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Both MD & PA were friendly, courteous and extremely knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Will refer & do refer my family & patients to this hospital.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Have already recommended.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. E. Damrose - "Outstanding!" Bar-none! The best physician that I have experienced. Should be a template to mold future healthcare providers.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

They all had a very high bedside manor and explained the exam in detail with language I could understand.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Damrose is excellent in all areas.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Damrose is excellent. Professional, knowledgeable, personable.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Outstanding efficiency and mastery of knowledge in the field of ENT was displayed by Dr. Damrose. Although I learn that I have a very bad problem yet the doctor's expert opinion helped me deal with it. Hats off to Dr. Damrose.