Daniel M. Beswick, MD

Daniel M. Beswick, MD

Primary Location
Head & Neck Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Dr. Beswick completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University after obtaining his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh and his undergraduate degree from Brown University. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University.  

Dr. Beswick is fellowship trained in complex procedures involving the sinuses, nose and skull base. He is committed to providing patient centered, high quality care. Dr. Beswick's practice focuses on sinus surgery and endoscopic skull base procedures including management of chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyps, and sinus and skull base tumors.

Dr. Beswick is an active researcher and has been awarded multiple grants. His research has won first prize awards from national societies for both basic science and clinical research. He has co-authored over 50 publications in addition to multiple book chapters on chronic sinusitis disease, sinus surgery, sinonasal tumors, and related topics. He helped author the 2021 International Consensus Statement on Rhinosinusitis. He is a Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society and the incoming chair of the Membership Committee of this society. He is a frequent presenter and moderator at scientific meetings. He lectures on topics including management of sinusitis, cystic fibrosis-related sinus disease, and sinonasal tumors.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor-in-Residence, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
  • Attending Surgeon, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

Prior Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2018 - 2020

Professional Memberships 

  • American Rhinologic Society, Fellow; Chair of Membership Committee from October 2021
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; serves on Rhinology and Allergy Education Committee
  • Triological Society

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Medical Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2018


Oregon Health Sciences University School of Med, 2018


Stanford University School of Medicine, 2017


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Registrar, MD, 2012


West Los Angeles

Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery| Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery| Laryngology +1 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



Dr. Beswick runs an extramurally-funded research program with support from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and conducts research in several areas. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles. Themes of his research include:

  • Investigating patient outcomes following sinus surgery and optimizing patient selection for surgery
  • Evaluating treatments for sinusitis in individuals with cystic fibrosis, including sinus surgery and CFTR modulator therapy
  • Analyzing treatment outcomes for patients with sinonasal cancers


Selected Awards

  • First Place Award for Best Clinical/Translational Research Project, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Health Research Retreat, 2021
  • Top Reviewer, International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, 2018-2020
  • First Prize Clinical Research Manuscript, American Rhinologic Society Spring Meeting, 2019
  • Innovation in Otolaryngology Award, California Bay Area Resident Research Symposium, 2017
  • First Place Award, Stanford Otolaryngology Resident Research, 2016
  • First Prize Basic Science Manuscript - William Postic Award, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists Spring Meeting, 2016
  • Resident Research Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2015
  • Otolaryngology In-Service Exam Merit Award, 2013
  • Eli Goldstein, MD Award and Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012
  • Edward Curtis, MD Leadership and Service Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012
  • Kenneth H. Hinderer, MD Award in Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012
  • John B. Reinhart, MD Award in Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012
  • Morris and Gertrude Harris Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2008-2012
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2010
  • Top Peer Educator Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009-2010
  • Davenport Hooker Award for Academic Excellence, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009