Dr. Philip N. Chironis received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Adelphi University in 1979 and his medical degree from Tulane Medical School in 1983. He completed a General Surgery Internship at North Shore Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Chironis did his residency in Otolaryngology at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was chief resident at Vanderbilt and was in charge of one of the largest head and neck departments in the country. Having practiced in Newport Beach for over 17 years, he has developed special areas of expertise including adult and pediatric surgery using the latest techniques for endoscopic sinus surgery, deviated septums, tonsillectomy, neck disorders, voice disorders, phonosurgery and somnoplasty for snoring. Dr Chironis is on active staff at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Newport Beach Surgery Center. Dr. Chironis is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the Orange County Medical Association.