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Richard G. Areen, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

Richard G. Areen, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist

A highly experienced and accomplished otolaryngologist, Dr. Richard Areen has been in practice with Sacramento Ear, Nose, & Throat since 1982. He serves as President of the group. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages with ear, nose and throat problems. He has a particular clinical interest in sinus disease and has been recognized…Read More

Morris A. Balfour, MD | Sacramento ENT

Morris A. Balfour, MD

Otolaryngologist

Morris A. Balfour M.D. has been in practice in Lodi since 1982. He is originally from Southern California. He was an undergraduate at Stanford University and went to medical school at the University of California, San Diego. His residency was performed at the University of California, Los Angeles in Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.…Read More

Kristen M. Bennett, MD | Sacramento ENT

Kristen M. Bennett, MD

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Bennett practices the breadth of the Otolaryngology specialty, including throat issues, nasal concerns and ear problems such as infections and hearing loss. She has a specific interest in facial trauma and especially enjoys working with children and adults with special needs. Dr. Bennett grew up in Stockton. She attended Dartmouth College where she completed…Read More

Brent J. Benscoter, MD | Sacramento ENT

Brent J. Benscoter, MD

Neurotologist

Brent J. Benscoter, MD, is a specialist in the field of otology and neurotology, specializing in hearing disorders, chronic ear disease, Meniere’s disease, facial nerve disorders and cochlear implants, as well as acoustic neuroma and skull base surgery. A Missouri native, Dr. Benscoter received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Missouri in…Read More

Philip Bernstein, MD, MBChB | Sacramento ENT

Philip Bernstein, MD, MBChB

Otolaryngologist & Facial Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon

Dual board-certified in both otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Philip Bernstein has been practicing medicine in the Sacramento area since 1977. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Bernstein specializes in facial aesthetic surgery and incorporates both specialties into the evaluation and treatment of his patients. He is highly trained in and knowledgeable…Read More

Donald J. Clutter, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

Donald J. Clutter, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist & Facial Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Donald Clutter is a highly experienced dual board-certified otolaryngologist and facial plastic surgeon who has been practicing in the Sacramento and Folsom areas since 1984. As an otolaryngologist, he treats all disorders relating to the ear, nose and throat and has a special interest in nasal and sinus surgery and treatment. In addition, Dr.…Read More

Ronald G. Dong, MD | Sacramento ENT

Ronald G. Dong, MD

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Dong practices the breadth of the Otolaryngology specialty, including the treatment of head and neck tumors, sinus and allergy diseases and ear problems. He has a particular interest in pediatric ENT, thyroid surgery and endoscopic sinus surgery. Dr. Dong has received additional training in the use of ultrasound for evaluation of thyroid nodules and…Read More

David A. Evans, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

David A. Evans, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist

A highly accomplished physician who has been practicing medicine in Sacramento since 1989, Dr. David Evans is a board-certified otolaryngologist who treats the spectrum of disorders relating to the ear, nose and throat. Dr. Evans specializes in the treatment of adult and pediatric otolaryngology. These include tonsil and adenoid problems, ear problems, sinus and nasal…Read More

Tim A. Fife, MD | Sacramento ENT

Tim A. Fife, MD

Otolaryngologist

Tim A. Fife, MD has been a member of Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat Surgical and Medical Group, Inc since 2014. Dr. Fife is board certified and is a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Fife practices all aspects of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, including the…Read More

David Goldfarb, PA-C | Sacramento ENT

David Goldfarb, PA-C

Physcian Assistant

A physician assistant since 1994, David joined Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat in December 2011 after moving back to his hometown of Sacramento. He brings a breadth of experience to the practice with 12 years of experience in Emergency Medicine as well as 3 years of experience in Pulmonary and Critical Care and 3 years…Read More

Eli R. Groppo, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

Eli R. Groppo, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Groppo practices the breadth of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, including the medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders. He was initially drawn to the field of Otolaryngology because it offered the opportunity to improve the quality of life for patients of all ages – adults and children. Dr. Groppo…Read More

Denise V. Guendert, MD | Sacramento ENT

Denise V. Guendert, MD

Otolaryngologist

Denise V. Guendert M.D., a native of Larkspur, California, has been practicing as a board-certified Otolaryngologist in Lodi, California since 1997. Dr. Guendert completed her undergraduate degree at University of California, Davis. She then obtained her medical degree and graduated first in her class at University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School. She completed a…Read More

Ernest E. Johnson, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

Ernest E. Johnson, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Johnson retired as of January 31, 2012; however, he is still seeing a few patients a month as a qualified medical examiner for workers’ compensation cases. A very accomplished and experienced board-certified otolaryngologist, Dr. Ernest Johnson is the senior member of Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat. He has been an integral part of the…Read More

Michael J. Kearns, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

Michael J. Kearns, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist

A native of Sacramento, Dr. Michael Kearns is a highly-regarded and experienced board-certified otolaryngologist who has been practicing in the Sacramento area since 1986. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Kearns’ special clinical interests include snoring and sleep apnea treatments, facial skin cancers and nasal/sinus disease. Dr. Kearns has been widely involved in the medical…Read More

David J. Kiener, MD, FACS | Sacramento ENT

David J. Kiener, MD, FACS

Otorhinolaryngologist

Dr. Kiener is a board-certified otolaryngologist and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. In addition to general otolaryngology, he specializes in the latest techniques in facial aesthetic surgery for procedures such as nasal surgery (rhinoplasty), facelift and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). He also offers minimally invasive facial rejuvenation treatments including Ultherapy and various neuromodulator and filler therapies…Read More

Andrew J. Limb, MD | Sacramento ENT

Andrew J. Limb, MD

Otolaryngologist

Andrew J. Limb M.D. joined the practice in 2000. He grew up in Colorado and finished high school in Texas. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His residency in Otolaryngology was completed at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2000. His professional interests are in head…Read More

Spencer L. Lowe, MD | Sacramento ENT

Spencer L. Lowe, MD

Otolaryngologist

Spencer L. Lowe M.D. has been in practice since 1982. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Biological Sciences in 1972 and received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1976 from the University of California, Davis. His residency training in Otolaryngology was finished at the University…Read More

Kevin X. McKennan, MD | Sacramento ENT

Kevin X. McKennan, MD

Neurotologist

Dr. Kevin McKennan, board-certified otolaryngologist, joined Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat in 1987. Dr. McKennan is a subspecialist in otology (hearing disorders and their treatments, including cochlear implants), neurotology (balance disorders resulting from nerve injuries or degeneration) and skull base surgery. He is known as a highly-regarded national and international expert in these fields. Dr.…Read More

Josephine H. Nguyen, MD | Sacramento ENT

Josephine H. Nguyen, MD

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Nguyen is a board-certified Otolaryngologist. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages with ear, nose and throat problems. She practices the breadth of the Otolaryngology specialty, including snoring issues, voice conditions, growths or lesions in the head and neck and pediatric conditions. She has a particular clinical interest in relieving nasal obstruction from…Read More

Randall A. Ow, MD, FACS, FARS, FAAOA, FAPCR | Sacramento ENT

Randall A. Ow, MD, FACS, FARS, FAAOA, FAPCR

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Ow joined SacENT in 2002, after serving seventeen years with the Air Force, where he left at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Ow received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He graduated with honors from…Read More

Catherine Schnepp, MSN, FNP-BC | Sacramento ENT

Catherine Schnepp, MSN, FNP-BC

Clinical Director & Nurse Practitioner

Catherine Schnepp, MSN, FNP-BC, joined Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat in September 2010. Her primary duties consist of clinical hours treating patients and overseeing the clinical operations. A Sacramento native, Ms. Schnepp brings a wide variety of clinical experience and expertise to Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat. Prior to joining SacENT, Ms. Schnepp worked at…Read More