Practice Contact Information
3430 East La Palma Avenue
Areas of surgical specialization in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr. Shibuya is presently, Chair of the Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery and Audiology for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group in Orange County, CA. His main area of clinical expertise are complex problems of the anterior skull base which include cancer, tumors or trauma. Additionally, he manages head & neck cancer as well. He regularly participates in the Regional Head and Neck Cancer Tumor Board, overseeing all head and neck cancer cases in the Southern California region. He is also locally co-directs the Anterior Skull Base Center of Excellence based in Orange County, CA. Previously, he received his medical degree for Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1990 and completed residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery from Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI in 1995. From 1995-96 he was the American Academy of Otolaryngology /Head & Neck Surgery Humanitarian Effort Fellow working at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India. From 1996-98 he completed a NIH Fellowships in Head & Neck Cancer and Skull Base Surgery at the Karmanos Cancer Institute Detroit, MI. In 1997 he also completed studies in Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Bern, Switzerland under the direction of Dr. Joram Raveh. From 1998-2000 he has been Assistant Professor and Chief of Otolaryngolgy/Head & Neck Surgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. From 2000-2006 Dr. Shibuya was a full-faculty member in the department of Head & Neck Surgery and Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California Irvine School of medicine. From February 2006 to the present, he has been a full-time partner of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, based in Orange County. Presently, he is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine.