Entries by lingzhou125

July 10, 2020 was my last day at Pacific Medical Centers. Beginning August 10, 2020, I will begin practicing at Kaiser Permanente, in Bellevue, Washington. Patients interested in continuing their care with me may consider inquiring about how to join Kaiser Permanente on their website at: https://wa.kaiserpermanente.org/

Tonsil Stone Question From Reader

Message: Hello Dr. Zhou, I have a question about tonsillectomies. I just read your blog post and listened to the episode on tonsils. I recently went to my family doctor and he recommended getting my tonsils removed because he said they are large and have redness, holes, and white spots. I have not followed up with an ENT […]

A case of severe pulsatile tinnitus cured with surgery

  Tinnitus is an extraordinary disease in some ways. It affects 1/5 Americans (that’s 60+ million people) yet it is poorly understood and still, for the most part, untreatable. I cannot think of any other affliction that is at the same time so pervasive, yet so poorly managed. The most common form of tinnitus is […]

Headache and facial pain from a deviated septum

When something touches our skin, it’s generally very easy for our brains to pinpoint the exact location of stimulation due to the dense forest of nerves that cover the outside of our bodies. On the contrary, the insides of our bodies have a much less developed sensory system which often makes it hard to describe […]