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

F. ChrisHolsingerMD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Palo Alto, CA

Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Otolaryngology, 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(650) 736-1680
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Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Vanderbilt UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2021
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2010 - Present
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • 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

  • 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
  • Transoral Lateral Orpharyngectomy  
    Rubin F, Laccourreye O, Weinstein GS, Holsinger FC, Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis, 1/29/2017
  • Early results of a safety and feasibility clinical trial of a novel single-port flexible robot for transoral robotic surgery  
    Chan JYK, Wong EWY, Tsang RK, Holsinger FC, Tong MCF, Chiu PWY, Ng SSM, Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol, 1/1/2017
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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