Awards and Accomplishments
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.
- Head & neck cancer
- Thyroid / parathyroid
- Transoral robotic surgery
- Advanced sinus & endoscopic skull base
- 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
Medicare, medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted. Please contact us to confirm coverage.
Providence Saint John’s Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Clinic Location and Contact Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, he is accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. Evan Walgama ‘s clinical focus is benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.
Dr. Evan Walgama speaks English.
Yes, Dr. Evan Walgama is taking telehealth appointments. Please call 310-582-7613 to make an appointment.
Dr. Evan Walgama ‘s office is located at 2125 Arizona Ave. Santa Monica CA 90404.
Medical DegreeUT Southwestern
ResidencyOtolaryngology: UT Southwestern
FellowshipRhinology-Skull Base: Stanford
Head & Neck Oncology: MD Anderson