Dr. Jeffrey Pollard

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
San Jose, CA
20 years experience

About

Bio

Connect with me on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter @DoctorPollard Jeffrey D. Pollard, MD is a fellowship trained and double board certified physician and surgeon who is an alumni of Duke, Vanderbilt, Stanford, and Tulane Universities. Dr. Pollard is a Silicon Valley native who grew up witnessing first-hand the powerful impact and meaningful benefits of innovative and integrated science, medicine, and technology. He has a passion for personalized patient-centric care, preventive participatory medicine, and health wellness and desires to blend technology into modern healthcare in ways that truly build and benefit the patient-provider relationship and overall outcomes. In addition to over a decade of hands-on clinical experience with an emphasis on innovative and minimally invasive laser and surgical procedures, Dr. Pollard has a broad and proven skill-set in healthcare pertaining to education training, research, recruiting, marketing, community building engagement, communications, social media, management, operations, and public speaking. He is proud to be 23andMe's first full-time physician and Director of Medical Affairs.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

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Mar 13, 2013
This Dr invited me to join and it has been a great opportunity & pleasure to help him on his mission to help as many people as possible in an emerging venue.
Dr Pollard has taken great efforts to provide expert advice to his patients. I appreciate his effort in serving them well!
Caring, dedicated, knowledgeable - an outstanding thought leader and innovator.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

STANFORD HOSPITAL

Residency

STANFORD HOSPITAL

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