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F. Chris Holsinger, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Palo Alto, CA, Stanford Health Care

F. ChrisHolsingerMDFACS

Otolaryngology (ENT) Palo Alto, CA

Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

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  • Office

    875 Blake Wilbur Drive, CC-2227
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Palo Alto, CA 94305
    Phone+1 650-736-1680
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Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1997 - 2001
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1995 - 1997
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1995
  • Vanderbilt University
    Vanderbilt UniversityB.A., Molecular Biology, 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2025
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1997 - 2024
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellows’ Teaching Award, Department of Head and Neck Surgery University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 2013
  • Top Doctors:SE Texas Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Top Doctors US News & World Report, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The Dawn of Robotic Surgery in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery  
    Ryan K Orosco, F Christopher Holsinger, Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Decreased Gastrostomy Tube Incidence and Weight Loss After Transoral Robotic Surgery for Low‐ to Intermediate‐Risk Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma  
    G Brandon Gunn, F Christopher Holsinger, Katherine A Hutcheson, Clifton D Fuller, Amy C Hessel, Adam S Garden, Michael E Kupferman, Head & Neck
  • Feasibility of a Mobile Application to Enhance Swallowing Therapy for Patients Undergoing Radiation-Based Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer  
    Starmer HM, Abrams R, Webster K, Kizner J, Beadle B, Holsinger FC, Quon H, Richmon J, Dysphagia, 1/30/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • ECOG3311-Phase II Randomized Trial of Transoral Surgical Resection 
    Washington, DC - 1/5/2017
  • Recent Progress in Retroauricular Robotic Thyroidectomy 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2017
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Head & Neck: Renaissance and Revolution 
    Chinese National Cancer Center and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China - 1/1/2017
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  • Head and Neck Cancer: Prevention and Early Detection 
    Holsinger FC, Texas Medical Association's Physicians Oncology Education Program and the American Cancer Society
  • The role of sentinel lymph node mapping in cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck. 
    Holsinger FC, Myers JN, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Washington, DC - 1/1/2001
  • Core Curriculum Syllabus in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 
    Holsinger FC
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX - 1/1/1996
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations