Dr. Peter J. Koltai MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Peter Koltai is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Koltai accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 49 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Otolaryngology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hungarian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Pediatric Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliation

Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #11 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Other Languages Spoken

  • Hungarian

Education & Medical Training

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975–1976

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1977

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1977–1980

Albany Medical College
Class of 1975

Queens College
Other Training, Biology, 1967–1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Keynote Lecture, ENT residency graduation, Albany Medical College
2012

Schloss Keynote Lecture, McGill University
2012

Board of Governors Chair Award, AAO-HNS
2010

Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2010

Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
2009

Honorary Member, Israeli Society of Otolaryngology
2009

Chevalier Jackson Award, American Broncho-Esophagological Association
2009

Honorary Member, Hungarian Academy of Otolaryngology
2008

Foreign Body Award, ABEA
2007

Keynote Speaker, The Hungarian Society of ORL
2006

Visiting Professor, Royal Society of Medicine - Journal of Laryngology and Otology
2006

Best Doctors in Silicon Valley
2006

Keynote Guest Speaker, Austral-Asian Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
2005

Invited Guest Speaker, The Hungarian Society of Otolaryngology
2004

Annual Achievement Award in Medicine and Health, Northern Ohio Live Magazine
2003

Invited Principal Speaker, Japanese Society of Stomato-Pharyngology
2003

Top Doctors in Northern Ohio
2003

Top Doctors in Northern Ohio
2004

Invited Guest Speaker, Argentinean Association of Pediatric Otolaryngology
2002

Top Doctors in Cleveland
2002

Top Doctors in Cleveland
2004

Invited Guest Speaker, National Congress of the Egyptian ORL Society
1999

Charles F. Ferguson Clinical Research Award, ASPO
1998

Charles F. Ferguson Clinical Research Award, ASPO
1999

Community Service Humanitarian Award, Capital District Center for the Disabled
1997

Guest of Honor, Annual Meeting of French Association of Pediatric Otolaryngology
1996

Best Free Paper of Conference, IAPO Argentina
1995

Certificate of Honor, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
1995

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1993

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1999

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2001

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2003

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2005

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2007

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2009

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2011

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
2013

Alumni Member, AOA Honor Medical Society
1993

Schaffer Faculty Development Scholar, Albany Medical College
1988

Wiggers Travel Award, Faculty Organization, Albany Medical College
1988

Commencement Speaker, Albany Medical Center Nurse Anesthetists Program
1987

Commencement Speaker, Albany Medical College Physicians Assistants Program
1985

First Place Award, Annual Alumni Day Resident Presentation
1980

Best Resident Paper, Singleton Surgical Society Meeting
1980

Annual Alumni Day Resident Presentation - First Place Award, UTMB
1979

Annual Alumni Day Resident Presentation - Third Place Award, UTMB
1979

Annual MVP: Captain of Swim Team, Queens College
1971

Past President, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Past President, American Broncho- Espophagological Association

Presidnt of the Medical Staff, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Best Doctors In America, Woodward & White

Royal College of Surgeons of Canada Lecturer, University of Toronto

Chevalier Jackson Award, American Broncho- Espophagological Association

Steven Grey Memorial Keynote Lecture, University of Utah

Royal Society of Medicine - Journal of Laryngology and Otology Visiting Professor, Royal College of Surgeons, England

Shloss lecture, McGill University

Publications & Presentations

Fiber-Optic Sleep Endoscopy in Children with Persistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Inter-Observer Correlation and Comparison with Awake Endoscopy
Fishman G, DeRowe A, Koltai PJ 2013 5 1

The Transpalatal Approach to Repair of Congenital Basal Skull Base Meningoceles
Hoff SR, Edwards MSB, Bailey CM, Koltai PJ 2012 1 1

Operative management of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory Papillomatosis
Hoff SR, Koltai PJ 2012 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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