Winston C. Vaughan, MD

Dr. Vaughan specializes in advanced nasal and sinus surgery including orbital and skull base disorders.

His training includes an undergraduate degree in Biology from Johns Hopkins University an M.D. degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine,  and a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University.  He also completed a Sinus Surgery fellowship with Dr. Frederick Kuhn at the Georgia Nasal & Sinus Institute.

Dr. Vaughan became one of the first academic rhinologists in the Western United States when he returned to Stanford University and founded the Stanford Sinus Center. A commitment to offering accessibility to the highest level of sinus care for all patients throughout Northern California led Dr. Vaughan to start the California Sinus Centers in 2005. As the director of Cal Sinus, Dr. Vaughan has brought advanced tertiary level sinus care, previously only available in a University Health System, to thousands of patients in a compassionate, caring and accessible private practice environment – throughout all of Northern California.

Dr. Vaughan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO-HNS) and the American Rhinologic Society (ARS). He sees patients in multiple locations throughout the Bay Area ( and is on staff at Stanford Hospital and Waverley Surgical Center.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Medical School: Stanford School of Medicine in California
Internship: Stanford University Medical Center Affiliates in California
Residency:  Stanford University in California
Fellowship: Georgia Nasal & Sinus Institute in Savannah

San Ramon Regional Medical Center
Stanford Health Care
John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center