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Silicon Valley ENT & Sinus Center: Philip Ho, MD, FACS

Otolaryngologist & Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist located in Los Gatos, CA

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About the Practice

Silicon Valley ENT & Sinus Center: Philip T. Ho, MD, FACS, is a specialized ear, nose, and throat practice offering comprehensive care to people of all ages from offices in Los Gatos, California. It provides integrative medical and surgical services, including acute care and long-term chronic condition management.

Dr. Ho takes a holistic view of the patient as a whole person, seeking explanations for their symptoms and delivering successful results. He is a skilled educator who helps people become self-reliant and independent, engaging them with his friendly, conversational, open-minded approach, listening to patient concerns, and offering definitive solutions.

Dr. Ho studied for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, then undertook a residency in general surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (CPMC) in New York City, New York. Dr. Ho stayed at CPMC for his specialist residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.

A former major in the United States Air Force (USAF), Dr. Ho has gained extensive, wide-ranging experience throughout his career. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and the National Board of Medical Examiners and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Patients can visit Silicon Valley ENT & Sinus Center for all ENT problems, including hearing loss, nasal congestion, deviated septum, sinusitis, and throat pain. Dr. Ho also excels in helping people with swallowing and voice disorders.

Silicon Valley ENT & Sinus Center provides personal, individualized care, offering flexibility and generous, spaced-out appointment times with no double booking. The practice reserves time each day for patients needing emergency care and offers convenient telemedicine appointments using a secure internet connection. COVID-19 precautions, including mask-wearing and air filters, are in place to keep patients safe. The practice is multilingual, with fluent Chinese (Mandarin) and Filipino (Tagalog) speakers.

In-office procedures and minimally invasive surgery are Dr. Ho’s specialties. He uses cutting-edge diagnostics, including ResTech pH probe testing, sinus endoscopy, flexible fiberoptic throat and larynx endoscopy, video stroboscopy, and Snap Diagnostics home sleep testing. He also performs minimally invasive sinus procedures, including balloon sinuplasty and treatments like VivAER®, RhinAER®, inferior turbinate reduction, myringotomy and tube insertion, and eustachian tube dilation with ACCLARENT’s AERA® system. Skin cancer excisions are also available.

Call Silicon Valley ENT & Sinus Center: Philip T. Ho, MD, FACS, or book an appointment online today for exceptional ear, nose, and throat care.

Chief of Staff, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos (2022-2024) 
Medical Director of Speech Language Pathology, El Camino Hospital Enterprise (2022-Present) 
Delegate to the CMA House of Delegates, Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) (1999-Present)
Vice-Chief of Staff, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos (2020-2022)
Chief of Surgery, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos (2013-2016)
Vice-Chief of Surgery, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos Vice-Chief of Surgery (2012-2013)
Chief of Otolaryngology-HNS, Mike O'Callaghan Medical Center, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV (1999-2002)
Chief Resident, Dept of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC (1998-1999)
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Bachelor of Science, Biology (UCLA) (1989) 
Master of Arts, Biology (UCLA) (1989) M.D. (Georgetown University School of Medicine) (2003)
Surgery Residency (Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center) (2003-2005)
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Residency (Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center) (2005-2009)
UC Regent's Scholarship (UCLA)
Cum laude, Departmental Highest Honors (UCLA)
College Honors (UCLA)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (Georgetown School of Medicine)
The Congressional Award—Gold Medal Award
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award
United States Air Force Health Professions Scholarship (HPSP)

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Mission Statement
To provide high-quality comprehensive ENT care through attentive listening, complete evaluation, patient education, personalized medical-surgical treatments, and collaborating with other medical specialists. Every patient is important and deserves individual attention.

Meet the Team

team member Agnes
Agnes is the heart and soul of the practice. She is the office manager, the practice scheduler, and the surgery coordinator. As a registered nurse, Agnes was an operative neurosurgical nurse at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC and a medical-surgical nurse at Nyack Hospital in NY. Agnes is fluent in Tagalog.
"He's patient, hard working, professional, and caring. And now, he's my new ENT!! Looking forward to my next visit."

Katrina C.
"I am still consulting him for my ear infection, which isn't gone completely. He is a really good ENT and I recommend him."

Ekta K.
"Dr. Ho is an amazingly compassionate and knowledgable practitioner."

John F.
"He knows his practice very well and I recommend him to anyone in any discomfort and needing to see a professional."

Mohamad Z.
"My experience with doctor Ho and his staff was nothing but top notch and very professional."

Herb B.
"Dr. Ho is always sure to fully explain what is going on inside your body & what will need to be done to fix it."

Missy K.


We accept most insurance providers. If you have specific questions regarding your coverage, please contact us for additional information.

Los Gatos

700 W. Parr Ave, Suite B
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Hours Of Operation:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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