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Quinton S. Gopen, MD

  • Otolaryngology|
  • Sleep Medicine|
  • Head and Neck Surgery
Head & Neck Surgery | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Gopen specializes in pediatric and adult ear and skull base conditions, both surgically and medically managed.

Academic Staff Appointment

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

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Triological Society
  • Paul H. Ward Society
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • Prosper Meniere's Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology

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Medical Board Certifications

Neurotology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2008
Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 2005


Otolaryngology, UCSD Medical Center, 2006


Otolaryngology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1999


MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1998



West Los Angeles

Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery| Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Meet Quinton S. Gopen, MD



  • Chronic Ear Infections and Biofilm Production
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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  • 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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  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2022 - 2024
  • 2018 Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors
  • Best Full Time Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA, 2012
  • Channel 8 News Feature – noise induced hearing loss, 2005
  • COSM Travel Award – Western Section, 2003
  • Vice President's Award – Western Section, 2003
  • Resident Travel Award – Western Section, 2003
  • Paul H. Ward, M.D. Society Outstanding Research Presentation, 2002
  • Phi-Beta-Kappa - elected to Mu chapter, 1992
  • Summa Cum Laude - graduated with highest honors in Chemistry, 1992
  • Snider Prize - to one graduating senior in the Chemistry Department, 1992
  • Amer Institute of Chemistry Award - achievement, ability, leadership, 1992
  • Elihu A. Silver Award – for undergraduate research, 1991
  • Doris Brewer Cohen Award - prize for excellence in research , 1991
  • Brandeis University Scholar Award - to one junior in School of Science, 1990
  • Undergraduate Research Program - grant toward research supplies, 1989
  • Dean's List, 1989-1992