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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Hwang, Otolaryngologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Hwang has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Peter Hwang, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Advanced Sinus Surgery
  • Diseases of the Nose/ Nasal Surgery
  • Disorders of ear
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Tumor Surgery
  • Endoscopy Endoscopic Surgery
  • Muscle and Nerve Disorders: Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal and Sinus Cancers
  • Nose Job Rhinoplasty
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures ENT
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Sinus Infection Sinusitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Hwang graduated from University of California at San Francisco. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Hwang has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 
  • Stanford Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Peter Haichin Hwang MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Peter H. Hwang practice?
Dr. Peter Hwang has 2 office locations.
Dr. Peter Hwang practices Otolaryngology near Palo Alto, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Stanford, CA.
See Palo Alto Otolaryngologists.