Edward J. Damrose, MD, FACS

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

4.9 out of 5
301 Patient Ratings
28 Patient Comments

Head and Neck Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Amyloid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-6186
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Voice and Swallowing Center

  • 801 Welch Road
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5281
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center (2003) CA
  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (2001) CA
  • BS, Yale University, Biology (1991)
  • MD, UCLA, Medicine (1995)
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2002)
  • Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1997) CA
  • Medical Education: UCLA School Of Medicine (1995) CA

Honors & Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Greater San Jose, CA, Vitals.com (2014)
  • Top Doctor, Castle Connolly (2014)
  • Award of Appreciation, International Association of Laryngectomees (2014)
  • Top Ten Doctors, Vitals.com (2012)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals.com (2011-2013)
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award, Vitals.com (2012)
  • Denise M. O'Leary Award for Excellence, Stanford Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors (September 10, 2012)
  • 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)
  • Forest and Rachel Linden Scholarship, UCLA (1994)
  • Dale E. Wilson 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 - Present)
  • Consultant, Stanford Sports Medicine Program (2003 - Present)
  • Chief, Division of Laryngology (2003 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders (2003 - Present)
  • Chair, Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (2003 - Present)

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4.9

Friendliness

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Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

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.

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4.9 out of 5
301 Patient Ratings
28 Patient Comments

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.