Dr. Phil Zapanta

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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery , Board Certified

Washington, DC

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Phil Zapanta, MD, FACS specializes in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His clinical interests include otolaryngic allergy, sinus and nasal disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery (including balloon sinuplasty), facial trauma, snoring and sleep apnea surgery, hoarseness, ear disease, and thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Dr. Zapanta earned his B.A. in Biology and Biochemistry from Eastern Mennonite University and earned his M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is board certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and completed his residency at the George Washington University Medical Center. He recently earned a graduate certificate in Leadership Development from the George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Aside from his clinical work, Dr. Zapanta has multiple publications and has presented and lectured at the local and national level. He has a strong interest in resident and medical student education. He is both an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the Associate Otolaryngology Residency Program Director at The GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is also a Co-Director of the GWU Medical Education Fellowship. Dr. Zapanta also serves his country in the United States Army Reserves Medical Corps, and he has recently been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His recent deployments have included Fort Sill, OK, Fort Wainwright, AK, and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Currently, he performs his reserve drill time at Walter Reed Army Medical Center by treating the soldiers and by teaching the military residents and medical students. He has received numerous military awards for his service including the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Reserves Component Achievement Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Dr. Zapanta professional memberships include the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American College of Surgeons, Society of Military Otolaryngologists, Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society, and the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. He also serves on several local and national committees. He was recently named as one of the top doctors in the Washington DC area in the March 2012 Washingtonian. In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with his family, coaching his son's soccer team, playing competitive sports (soccer, basketball, and softball), cross-training and weight lifting, and riding his motorcycle with his wife.

Dr. Phil Zapanta's Locations

Division of Otolaryngology - George Washington University

  • 2021 K Street, NW
  • Suite 206
  • Washington DC 20006
  • 2027413338
  • 2027413382

Division of Otolaryngology - George Washington University (Allergy and Sinus Center)

  • 2300 M Street, NW
  • Suite 200
  • Washington DC 20037
  • 2027412770
  • 2027412775
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Dr. Phil Zapanta's Visit Information

APPOINTMENTS

Languages

  • English

OFFICE HOURS

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  • Tues     9am-4pm
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  • Thurs     9am-4pm
  • Fri     9am-4pm
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Expert's Gender

  • M

Website

  • http://www.gwdocs.com/ent-ear-nose-throat-center/philip-e-zapanta

Dr. Phil Zapanta's SPECIALTIES/AREAS OF PRACTICE & HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Specialties/Practice

  • ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL

Dr. Phil Zapanta's Education & Experience

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Residency Program Director, Otolaryngology
  • Co-Director, Medical Education Fellowship

Residencies

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL
    ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER
    General Surgery

Fellowships

Medical Schools

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, VA 2000

Dr. Phil Zapanta's Awards & Affiliations

Affiliations

  • United States Army
  • George Washington University Medical Center
  • Medical Faculty Associates
  • U.S. Army Medical Corps

Dr. Phil Zapanta's Publications

Publications

Nasal pyogenic granuloma.

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2007

Diagnosis and recurrence of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma.

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2007

Metastasis of prostatic adenocarcinoma to the sphenoid sinus.

The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 2006

Radiology quiz case 2. Lemierre syndrome.

Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 2006

A unique presentation of a pharyngeal auricle.

International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 2004