Jayakar V. Nayak, MD, PhD

Otolaryngologist, Endoscopic nasal and sinus surgeon, Rhinologist

4.8 out of 5
141 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

Sinus Center

General ENT Clinic

Cranial Base Center

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (2010)
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania (2009) PA
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2008) PA
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2004) PA
  • M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD - General Medicine PhD - Immunology (2003)
  • Medical Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2003) PA
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Neuroscience (1992)

Honors & Awards

  • Co-Valedictorian, Woodbridge High School, New Jersey (1988)
  • Baccalaureate with Honors, University of Pennsylvania (1992)
  • Stanley J. Sarnoff Endowment Medical Student Research Fellowship, Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA (1994)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Student Research Fellowship, U California, San Diego (1995)
  • American Heart Association Medical Student Research Fellowship, U Californioa, San Diego (1996)
  • M.D./Ph.D. Transfer Admission & Full Scholarship Award, University of Pittsburgh (1997)
  • Bernhard A. Goldman Prize in Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh (2003)
  • Gold Foundation “Little Apple” Medical Student Teaching Award Finalist, University of Pittsburgh (2004)
  • CORE Schering Plough Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh (2005)
  • Influenza virus tropism for human nasal epithelial cells of the upper airway, Marion Avery Family Grant (2012)
  • 2D and 3D Electron Microscopy Ultrastructure of Murine Nasal Cavity, Stanford Beckman Center Technology Innovation MiniGrant program (2012)
  • Immune Responses to Influenza Virus in Single Human Nasal Epithelial Cells, NIH/Cooperative Centers for Translational Research on Human Immunology and Biodefense (CCHI) (2012)
  • Human Mucosal Immune Responses to Influenza Virus: a Systems Biology Approach, NIH/Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (2012)
  • Career Development Award - Basal cells in maintenance and regeneration of the nasal epithelium, Triological Society of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2012)
  • National Finalist - Clinical Scientist Development Award, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (December 2014)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

3.9

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Nayak is an excellent physician. He is an extremely knowledge able physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Nayak is one of the best doctors I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Nayak is wonderful. He is sure to explain everything that he is doing and his plan for your care. He involves the patient and answers all of your questions. He is very personable and I would recommend him to anyone.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

All exemplary!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Nagala arranged a special appt. time to accommodate my travel schedule.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Would like to discuss wholistic options if possible.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Our whole family goes to Dr. Nayak! :-)

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I really like Dr. Nayak and I trust his work. I would have appreciated more information about what I would most likely experience following survey.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Personally I'd rather my provider use whatever words are appropriate. If I don't understand something I can ask follow-up questions or look up the terms later.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Nayak is wonderful! I will definitely continue with him.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Nayak is an exceptional professional and I have been very comfortable with his abilities and decisions related my conditions.

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4.8 out of 5
141 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Nayak is an excellent physician. He is an extremely knowledge able physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Nayak is one of the best doctors I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Nayak is wonderful. He is sure to explain everything that he is doing and his plan for your care. He involves the patient and answers all of your questions. He is very personable and I would recommend him to anyone.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

All exemplary!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Nagala arranged a special appt. time to accommodate my travel schedule.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Would like to discuss wholistic options if possible.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Our whole family goes to Dr. Nayak! :-)

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I really like Dr. Nayak and I trust his work. I would have appreciated more information about what I would most likely experience following survey.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Personally I'd rather my provider use whatever words are appropriate. If I don't understand something I can ask follow-up questions or look up the terms later.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Nayak is wonderful! I will definitely continue with him.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Nayak is an exceptional professional and I have been very comfortable with his abilities and decisions related my conditions.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent treatment.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I went in with doubts but I'm happy I have Dr Nayak & Dr Teo.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Nayak has been so helpful and caring through all my visits and surgery! He carefully listens and addresses all concerns clearly. From the very beginning I had so much faith in Dr. Nayak. My day-to-day life has improved tremendously after surgery. I truly feel lucky that I was able to be treated by someone as knowledgeable and experienced as him. I am forever thankful Dr. Nayak and Stanford Hospital.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

good

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Best doctor patient outcome I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Top ENT doc!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Nayak is the best! Has fixed problems and made health better.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Doctor was A-1 - caring, helpful, kind informative.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. N____ was an expert in his field and provided a solution immediately. (NP) was well train and prepared.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Everyone very attentive, caring, and helpful.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Best ever!!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

AWESOME -