Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) is proud to announce that Brian Stater, MD, is joining the renowned Santa Rosa Head and Neck Surgical Group. Consisting of five top Bay Area Otolaryngologists, the team focuses on the medical and surgical treatment of patients with a variety of disorders of the head and neck.
Dr. Stater is board eligible/certified in Otolaryngology. He was a Phi Beta Kappa member at Whitman College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors in biochemistry. Dr. Stater has authored numerous publications and peer-reviewed articles on topics relative to otolaryngology along with presenting at several Annual NYC Pediatric Airway Symposiums. He has professional interests and expertise in nasal and endoscopic sinus surgery, thyroid surgery, surgical treatment of sleep apnea, tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy, laryngology and voice disorders, and reconstructive facial plastic surgery.
Dr. Stater received his medical degree at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He subsequently completed a full residency in Otolaryngology at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia and Weill-Cornell), department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, in New York City. During his final year of residency, he received the W. Shain Schley M.D. “Resident Teaching Award” and trained at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Stater enjoys outdoor recreational activities including soccer, snowboarding and running. He is a devoted husband to his wife, Amber, a former reproductive endocrinology nurse who cares for their 10-month-old daughter at home.
About NCMA and SRHN
Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) is the premier provider of medical and surgical care north of the Golden Gate since 1975. NCMA has successfully created a model featuring an independent, multi-specialist group practice that allows their patients access to a sweeping range of medical and surgical services, diagnostic testing and preventive programs. NCMA’s Santa Rosa Head and Neck Surgical Group (SRHN) offers expertise in the medical and surgical treatment of patients with a wide variety of disorders of the head and neck including hearing and balance problems, nasal/sinus disease, snoring, voice disorders, and swallowing problems. The specialty physicians have expertise in the management of cancers of the nose, mouth, throat, neck, facial skin, and thyroid. SRHN doctors have also been extensively trained in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face and neck.
NCMA’s medical disciplines extend across specialties and include internal/family medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular/thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, endovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, rheumatology, podiatry, urology, pulmonology, and otolaryngology (ENT; ear, nose & throat). The group serves patients in Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino Counties with locations in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Healdsburg, Ukiah, Ft. Bragg, Gualala, Lakeport, and Sonoma.
Dr. Stater is enthusiastic to become SRHN’s 6th otolaryngology doctor, “While originally from Oregon, I’m thrilled to move my family to Sonoma County, California. My wife and I feel like we’ve landed in paradise. I’m grateful for the privilege of working with the great team at NCMA’s Santa Rosa Head and Neck Surgical Group.”