Irvine Otolaryngologist
16100 Sand Canyon Avenue, Suite 310
Irvine, California 92618 US
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Personal Statement

I was a patient before a surgeon. I take every treatment we deliver very personally, as if it were me. This I feel is what a doctor is.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

Consultation Fee

Most of the time we will give consultation at no cost.

Awards & Recognition

DRF research grant awarded 1997
NIH research grant awarded 1998
Leonard Marmer Surgical Scholarship awarded 2000
Blazina Surgical Scholarship awarded 2000
MSTP Research Thesis published 2000

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Pettis has hospital affiliations at Hoag, Mission, UCLA.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
    Graduate: UCLA
    Medical: MD, UCLA
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: UCLA
    Fellowship: AAOA

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