Peter H. Hwang

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

Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.8 out of 5
283 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

Head and Neck Cancer Program

Cranial Base Center

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1997)
  • Fellowship, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Rhinology & Sinus Surgery (1997)
  • Residency, UC San Francisco, Otolaryngology (1996)
  • MD, UC San Francisco (1991)
  • BS, Stanford University, Biology (1987)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Division of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine (2005 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Fellowship in Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Stanford University (2005 - Present)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2015

He didn't seem to want to hear what I had to say. He wanted me to just listen to his opinion. I changed doctors to see him because my previous doctor didn't work out for me and yet he was also at this appointment. Not what I would have expected.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Hwang treated me (and all my questions) with respect & patience!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

very pleased as expected

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Another physician and 4 residence saw me before he talked to me for 5 minutes!! I felt like I was a laboratory mice.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

A very welcoming experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Hwang is a great listener, outstanding clinician & surgeon and very kind & humble.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. confirmed my surgery is needed & gave me some new directions & providers to pursue.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Doctor Peter Hwang is a very excellent provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Hwang came highly recommended for ENT issues for myself & other family members. He more than lived up to expectations.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Hwang & staff are incredible!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Like this doctor A LOT!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

On time - very pleasant!

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4.8 out of 5
283 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2015

He didn't seem to want to hear what I had to say. He wanted me to just listen to his opinion. I changed doctors to see him because my previous doctor didn't work out for me and yet he was also at this appointment. Not what I would have expected.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Hwang treated me (and all my questions) with respect & patience!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

very pleased as expected

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Another physician and 4 residence saw me before he talked to me for 5 minutes!! I felt like I was a laboratory mice.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

A very welcoming experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Hwang is a great listener, outstanding clinician & surgeon and very kind & humble.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. confirmed my surgery is needed & gave me some new directions & providers to pursue.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Doctor Peter Hwang is a very excellent provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Hwang came highly recommended for ENT issues for myself & other family members. He more than lived up to expectations.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Hwang & staff are incredible!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Like this doctor A LOT!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

On time - very pleasant!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Very god experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I have liked every person I have met at Dr. Hwang's office very friendly can from all over the world.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Good experience; all the physicians were very approachable and willing to answer my questions.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Hwang listen to my answers showed me where the tear sac was and showed me my nasal canal. Dr. Hwang has always spoke with me NOT at me.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Hwang is an exceptional health care provider. His nurse Jane Wang is also excellent.