Practice Contact Information
801 Welch Road
Email: [email protected]
Areas of surgical specialization in Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Surgeon
Kara D. Meister, MD, is a pediatric otolaryngologist and head & neck surgeon. She received her medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina and completed her otolaryngology residency at University of Pittsburgh. She completed a NIH funded fellowship in head and neck research at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Meister then went on to complete a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Clinical Chief in the Department Otolaryngology, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, at Stanford University. Dr. Meister’s research interest involves understanding the use of technology to diagnose and treat pediatric patients, specifically the use of point-of-care ultrasonography. Her clinical interests include treatment of patients with head and neck masses including thyroid nodules and cancer. She is Co-Director, Surgical, of the Children’s Thyroid Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.