Evan Walgama MD

Evan S. Walgama, MD

Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

Accepting New Patients

Awards and Accomplishments

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About Dr. Walgama

Evan Walgama, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck / ENT Surgeon at the Pacific Eye, Ear & Skull Base Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, Santa Monica. His particular area of expertise is in the treatment of patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.

Dr. Walgama is a dual-fellowship trained surgeon. He completed his Sinus and Skull Base fellowship at Stanford, followed by a Head and Neck Surgical Oncology fellowship at MD Anderson. He brings together both skillsets to treat challenging cancers of the ear, nose and throat, with a priority focus on preservation of quality of life for patients and their families.

As a leader of a multidisciplinary team, Dr. Walgama addresses a wide array of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including thyroid, oral cavity, throat, HPV-related, and sinus/skull base. He is a champion of multidisciplinary care and patient-centered decision making, seeing patients at award-winning Providence hospitals – Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, and Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Torrance, California.

At Saint John’s Cancer Institute, Dr. Walgama’s research and academic interests include cost-effectiveness, clinical outcomes research, and clinical trials in head and neck oncology. 

Dr. Walgama is a member of the American Head & Neck Society, the North American Skull Base Society, and the American Academy Otolaryngology.

Medical Specialties

  • Head & neck cancer
  • Thyroid / parathyroid
  • Transoral robotic surgery
  • Advanced sinus & endoscopic skull base

Conditions

  • Parotid tumor
  • Salivary cancer
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • Acinic cell carcinoma
  • Pleomorphic adenoma
  • Perineural tumor spread
  • Oral cavity cancer (squamous cell carcinoma)
  • Tonsil cancer (HPV related)
  • Base of tongue squamous cell carcinoma
  • Transoral robotic surgery
  • Larynx cancer
  • Sinus cancer
  • Transoral laser surgery
  • Tongue cancer
  • Buccal carcinoma
  • Mucosal melanoma
  • Oral leukoplakia
  • Severe dysplasia oral cavity
  • Olfactory neuroblastoma
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Head and neck sarcoma
  • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
  • Papillary thyroid carcinoma

Accepted Insurance

Medicare, medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted. Please contact us to confirm coverage.

Hospital Affiliation

Providence Saint John’s Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd. 
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Clinic Location and Contact Information

2125 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica
CA 90404
310-582-8701  |  Fax: 310-582-7495

Pacific Neuroscience Institute – South Bay
5215 Torrance Blvd. #300 Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: 424-212-5361 | Fax: 310-316-3466

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Evan Walgama accepting new patients?

Yes, he is accepting new patients at this time.

What are Dr. Evan Walgama ’s areas of expertise?

Dr. Evan Walgama ‘s clinical focus is benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.

What languages does Dr. Evan Walgama speak?

Dr. Evan Walgama speaks English.

Is Dr. Evan Walgama taking telehealth appointments?

Yes, Dr. Evan Walgama is taking telehealth appointments. Please call 310-582-7613 to make an appointment.

Where is Dr. Evan Walgama ’s office located?

Dr. Evan Walgama ‘s office is located at 2125 Arizona Ave. Santa Monica CA 90404.

  • Medical Degree

    UT Southwestern
  • Residency

    Otolaryngology: UT Southwestern
  • Fellowship

    Rhinology-Skull Base: Stanford
    Head & Neck Oncology: MD Anderson