Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Stephen Wall

Stephen J. Wall, MD, PhD, is a board certified head and neck surgeon at The George Washington University Hospital. His special interests include management of chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps, sinus allergy, sleep apnea, septoplasty, cosmetic rhinoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery procedures.

Dr. Wall completed his medical and residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focused on neurotransmitters involved in Alzheimer’s disease and communication pathways within tumor cells. In 1994, Dr. Wall received a Medical Student Excellence in Research Award from the American Federation for Clinical Research. An avid surgical historian, Dr. Wall received the Dr. Charles W. Burris History of Medicine Prize in 1995. Following his residency in Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Wall completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto.

Throughout his career, Dr. Wall has authored more than 20 scientific papers, review articles and book chapters. He has served as an instructor at national meetings on rhinoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Dr. Wall is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, the American Rhinologic Society and the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.

The Consumers Research Council of America has listed Dr. Wall in its “Guide to America’s Top Physicians.” In 2008 and 2009, he was honored to be a Patient’s Choice Award winner as one of “Washington DC’s Favorite Physicians.”