Evan S. Walgama, MD

Evan Walgama 2021

Board-Certified

Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgery

Evan Walgama, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngologist. His particular area of expertise is benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck. Dr. Walgama is a dual-fellowship trained surgeon. He completed Sinus and Skull Base fellowship at Stanford, followed by a Head and Neck Surgical Oncology fellowship at MD Anderson. He brings together both knowledge and skill sets to treat challenging cancers of the ear, nose and throat. His priority is preservation of quality of life for patients and their families. Dr. Walgama leads a multidisciplinary team to address benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid, oral cavity, HPV-related, throat, and sinus/skull base. He is a champion of patient-centered decision making and multidisciplinary care. He is a member of Saint John’s Cancer Institute bridging research and academic interests to clinical outcomes in head and neck oncology.

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Affiliations, Education & Research

Professional Society Memberships/Honors
  • American Head & Neck Society
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • American Academy Otolaryngology
Education
  • MD, UT Southwestern
  • Residency Otolaryngology, UT
  • Southwestern
  • Fellowship, Rhinology – Skull Base, Stanford
  • Fellowship, H&N Oncology, MD Anderson
Research

Articles of Dr. Walgama

PNI Receives Nation's Highest Ranking Doctor Awards

When Evan S. Walgama, MD, sees a patient at Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI), he goes beyond just treating the immediate condition. Part of his mission as a head and neck surgeon is to explore the larger picture surrounding each...

PNI Receives Nation's Highest Ranking Doctor Awards

Super Doctor Awards recognize healthcare providers for outstanding excellence in their area of focus. These awards are the highest-ranking doctor awards in the nation. Less than 5% of doctors in a state or region make the list annually. The evaluation involves an extensive review of a physician’s years of experience, fellowships, board certifications, publications...

January Is Thyroid Awareness Month

According to the American Thyroid Association, approximately 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid cancer. As January is Thyroid Awareness Month, it is important to discuss...

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