Stanley Hung-Hsuan Chia, MD| Otolaryngology | MedStar Health

Stanley Hung-Hsuan Chia, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (422 reviews)

Specialities: Otolaryngology

Languages: English


About me

Stanley Chia, MD, FACS, is the Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology, and is Professor of Otolaryngology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Chia is also the Medical Director for Perioperative Services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

As an otolaryngologist, Dr. Chia evaluates and treats disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Dr. Chia provides patients the personalized, comprehensive care they need. He knows patients may have questions about their condition and the best treatment options. Dr. Chia is dedicated to working with patients to answer these questions and determine the best approach for their care.

Following undergraduate training at Penn State University, Dr. Chia obtained his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a general surgery internship and residency training in otolaryngology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Chia is board certified in otolaryngology.

Dr. Chia has been recognized numerous times as a "Top Doctor" by Washingtonian magazine and Castle Connolly, and has received awards for his teaching and research efforts. His areas of clinical interest include transoral robotic surgery (TORS), sinus and nasal disorders, surgical correction of obstructive sleep apnea, head and neck cancer, salivary gland abnormalities, and thyroid and parathyroid disease.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Head And Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Upper Airway Surgery For Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adenoid Hypertrophy
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Anterior Nasal Drip
  • Benign Head And Neck Tumors
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Nose
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dysphonia
  • Epistaxis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Facial Fracture
  • Goiter
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inverted Papilloma Of The Sinus
  • Lump In Throat
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Trauma
  • Neck Abscess
  • Neck Cyst
  • Neck Lymph Nodes
  • Nose Fracture
  • Odynophagia
  • Oral Lesions
  • Oral Pathology
  • Parapharyngeal Mass
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngeal Mass
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Sino Nasal Disorders
  • Sinonasal Papilloma
  • Sinus And Nasal Mucoceles
  • Sinus Mass
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Smell Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spots On Mouth
  • Submandibular Nodule
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Suppurative Tonsillitis
  • Swollen Parotid
  • Throat Abscess
  • Throat Mass
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tongue Mass
  • Tonsillar Abscess
  • Tonsillar Hypertrophy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsilloliths
  • Voice Problems
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Caldwell Luc Surgery
  • Da Vinci Head & Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose And Throat Surgery
  • Glossectomy
  • Head And Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Inspire Therapy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lingual Tonsillectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy
  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasoseptal Reconstruction
  • Neck Biopsy
  • Neck Mass Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Robotic Glossectomy
  • Robotic Lingual Tonsillectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Endoscopy
  • Sphenoidotomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy Management
  • Transoral Robotic Surgery For Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Transoral Thyroidectomy
  • Turbinate Surgery
  • Upper Airway Surgery For Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Uvuloplasty
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
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Practice locations

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB 2700 North
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 202-877-8439

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MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus



Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology

Residency Program: University of CA San Diego Medical Center (2005)

Internship Program: University of CA San Diego Medical Center (2000)

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania (1999)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

  • Provider listened carefully

  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

  • Provider knew medical history

  • Provider showed respect

  • Provider spent enough time with patient

  • Mar 22, 2022

    The nurse and front desk were very nice but the doctor made me feel un important and didnt really listen to me. He had a cold personality

  • Mar 3, 2022

    The doctor I for.edI appreciated the care and diagnosis given by the doctor.

  • Mar 3, 2022

    Everything went well