Anna H. Messner, M.D.

Pediatric otolaryngologist

Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and of Pediatrics at the Stanford University Medical Center and the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

Professional Education

  • Residency: Wake Forest Medical Center (1994) NC
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1995)
  • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children (1995) Canada
  • Internship: Wake Forest Medical Center (1994) NC
  • Medical Education: Wake Forest University (1989) NC
  • A.B., Duke University, Economics (1982)
  • M.D., Wake Forest University SOM, Medicine (1989)

Honors & Awards

  • 2013 Kaiser Award for outstanding and innovative contributions to medical education, Stanford University (2013)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Efforts, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (2011)
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (2007)
  • Otolaryngology Resident Advocate Award, Stanford Dept of Otolaryngology (2004, 2006)
  • Stanford Otolaryngology Resident Teacher of the Year Award, Stanford Dept of Otolaryngology (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008)
  • AOA, Alpha Omega Alpha (1988)

Administrative Appointments

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Director, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (2010 - Present)
  • Otolaryngology residency program director, Dept of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (2002 - Present)
  • Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (2004 - Present)
  • Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2013 - Present)