Paul A. Kedeshian, MD
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Paul A. Kedeshian, MD

  • Otolaryngology|
  • Head and Neck Surgery
Santa Monica Head & Neck Surgery | 1131 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 302, Santa Monica, CA 90401


Hospital Staff Appointments

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Memberships in Scholarly or Professional Societies

  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Kedeshian is a board-certified, fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Harvard University and his medical degree from New York University where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA Medical Center and thereafter completed the NIH-accredited advanced training fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He maintains a very active adult surgical practice that includes a particular emphasis on salivary gland disorders, head and neck oncology (for benign and malignant neoplasms), thyroid and parathyroid disorders and image-guided endscopic sinus surgery for revision sinus surgery, nasal polyposis and benign neoplasms of the sinonasal cavity.




Medical Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2000


Head & Neck Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2000


Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998


Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993


MD, New York University School of Medicine, 1992


Santa Monica

Santa Monica Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery| Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery| Head and Neck Medical Oncology +1 more specialty
West Los Angeles

Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery| Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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