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Alyn Kim, MD

About Me I am a head and neck surgeon, or ENT (ear nose and throat) doctor. I was drawn to the field because of the variety of ways in which a head and neck surgeon can improve a patient’s quality of life using precision and dexterity. From saving a child’s life by retrieving a foreign …

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Matthew Tamplen, MD

About Me I am a board certified head and neck surgeon who specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. I am a Bay Area native and attended De La Salle High School in Concord, CA. I studied biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology at the University of California, Davis and was fortunate enough to receive …

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Charles Shih, MD

About Me I was raised in Illinois after my parents immigrated from Taiwan. My father, who was an OB/GYN physician, always encouraged me to go into medicine. To the contrary, I chose to get my bachelor's degree in electrical and biomedical engineering at the University of Illinois. I then realized that working with people, rather …

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Amir Rafii, MD

About Me I completed my undergraduate training in Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. Afterwards, I received a Masters Degree in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University, where I continued to complete Medical School. I received my residency training in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California at Davis. Before …

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Robert McLaughlin, MD

About Me After graduating from the University of California, Davis with a major in Biology, I attended medical school at the University of California at San Francisco. I completed my surgical residency training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. I returned to California for Fellowship training in Facial Plastic and …

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Frank Garritano, MD

About Me Thank you for taking the time to visit my webpage. I am a second generation Italian-Irish-German American who was born and raised in New York City, and that is where I attended both college and medical school. I am the first and only physician in my family. Although I enjoyed living in New …

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Michael Friduss, MD

About Me I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and attended Northwestern University where I graduated with my B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. I received my Medical Degree from the University of Illinois in 1983, where I was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. I completed my first year of …

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Jeffrey Chien, MD

About Me I have been a physician at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael since 2002. My practice focuses on diseases of the ear, nose, throat, facial skin cancer surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. I am board certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. I grew up in the Bay Area and …

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Scott Chiang, MD

About Me Thanks for taking the time to visit my home page. Please allow me to introduce myself. I am a second generation Taiwanese-American. I grew up in Houston, Texas, but I have been in sunny California since 1989. I graduated from Stanford University undergraduate program with honors and distinction in biology, and was inducted …

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Edward Chang, MD

About Me I have had the pleasure of having inspirational role models during my years of training. Through that I realized the importance of being a teacher. My past roles in the past included being an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Medical Center (Columbia), where I was …

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