Alumni

Alumni continuously mold our department’s and university's reputation through their success in the real world. We are very proud of the significant roles that our alumni have played in defining and shaping the diverse field of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Please browse the list below to see what our most recent alumni are up to. 

Class of 2017

  • Nicholas Dewyer, MD – Neurotology Fellowship at Harvard Medical School Department of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Jonathan Overdevest, MD, PhD – Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship at Stanford University Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Matthew Tamplen, MD – Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at University of South Florida
  • Jon Mallen-St. Clair, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor, Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Glenda Lois Montague, MD – Otolaryngologist (Private Practice), Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, CA
  • Dana Petersen, MD, DDS

Class of 2016

  • Shethal Bearelly, MD - Clinical fellowship in the Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery training program at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN
  • Daniel Faden, MD - Advanced Oncologic Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship program at the University of Pittsburgh, PA. The following year he will be a Cranial Base Surgery Fellow at the same institution
  • Jeffrey Markey, MD - Facial Plastic Surgery fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland
  • Joseph DePietro, MD - Private practice in Long Island, NY
  • Daniel Flis, MD - Private practice in Marin, CA

Class of 2015

  • Ryan Goepfert, MD - Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Ruwan Kiringoda, MD - Otology/Neurotology Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Seth Pross, MD - Neurotology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University
  • Chase Heaton, MD - Assistant Professor, UCSF, CA
  • Craig Villari, MD - Assistant Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Class of 2014

  • Chase Heaton, MD – Assistant Professor; UCSF, CA
  • Ilya Likhterov, MD – Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship; Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, NY
  • Brandon Prendes, MD – Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Faculty; Cleveland Clinic, OH
  • Gabriel Tsao, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Kaiser Permanente, Bay Area, CA
  • Sean Wang, MD - Laryngology Specialist (Private Practice); PAMF, Bay Area, CA

Class of 2013

  • Kevin Burke, MD – Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); MKM ENT Associates, Portland, ME
  • Megan Durr, MD – Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Kaiser Permanente, Bay Area, CA
  • Jonathan George, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology; UCSF, CA
  • Daniel Fink, MD - Assistant Professor, LSU Health Sciences Center; Baton Rouge, LA

Class of 2012

  • Jolie Chang, MD – Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology; UCSF, CA
  • Kevin Huoh, MD - Assistant Professor, Pediatric Otolaryngology; UC Irvine, CA
  • Gerald Kangelaris, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); San Francisco Otolaryngology, CA
  • Mathew Clary, MD - Assistant Professor, University of Colorado; Aurora, CO
  • Joshua Sckolnick, MD - Head and Neck Oncology Specialist (Private Practice); PAMF, Bay Area, CA

    Class of 2011

    • Eli Groppo, MD – Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Sacramento Ear, Nose and Throat
    • Matthew Russell, MD - Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology; UCSF, CA
    • Marika Russell, MD - Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology; UCSF, CA

    Class of 2010

    • Krista Rodriguez-Bruno, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist(Private Practice); Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
    • Harry Hwang, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, CA
    • Betty Tsai, MD – Assistant Professor, Otology and Neurotology; University of Oklahoma, OK

    Class of 2009

    • Theresa Kim, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); San Francisco, CA
    • Frederick Roediger, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Portland, ME
    • David Saito, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Mountain View CA

    Class of 2008

    • Kristin Egan, MD – Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist (Private Practice); Manhattan Beach, CA
    • Theresa Gurney, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); San Mateo CA
    • Joffrey (Ali) M. Jafer, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Schaumburg, IL
    • Jamie Chang, MD - Laryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Seattle, WA
    • Vivek Gurudutt, MD - Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Specialist (Private Practice); Phoenixville, PA

    Class of 2007

    • Amol Bhatki, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Dallas, TX
    • Ted Mau, MD - Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, UT – Southwestern, Dallas, TX
    • Andrea Yeung, MD – Clinical Instructor, UCSF Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); San Francisco, CA

    Class of 2006

    • Jason Biller, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); San Jose, CA
    • Michael Cho, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Los Angeles area, CA
    • Doris Lin, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Raleigh, NC
    • Dean Trigg, MD - Pediatric Otolaryngology Specialist; Indianapolis, IN

    Class of 2005

    • Dov Bloch, MD - Otolaryngology Specialist (Private Practice); Danbury, CT
    • Karsten Munck, MD - Deceased
    • Steven D. Pletcher, MD – Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, UCSF Otolaryngology, San Francisco, CA

    If you would like to see a complete list of our past residents and fellows back to 1922, please click here.