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Craig Senders

Craig W. Senders, MD

  • Otolaryngology
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Craig W. Senders, M.D., is an otohinolaryngology surgeon at Shriners Children's Northern California. He is also director of the cleft and craniofacial team and chair of the continuous quality improvement team for the department of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.

Board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and selected as one of the Best Doctors in America and a Top-Rated Physician, Dr. Senders's professional affiliations include the Christian Society of Otolaryngology. Head and Neck Surgeons, the California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery, the California Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Society, and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Senders believes that the care of each patient requires a dialogue between the patient, family and physician. This allows the customization of care to match each patient's individual needs.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery , Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology - General
Education and Training

St. Vincent hospital and Medical Center
Indianapolis, IN

University of Iowa Hospital
Iowa CIty, IA
United States of America

University of Iowa Hospital
Iowa CIty, IA
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

UC Davis Medical Center

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • Member, American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association
  • Member, Faces of Tomorrow
  • Member, Greater Sacramento Society of Otolaryngology
  • Member, Operation Restore Hope
  • Member, Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
Awards and Honors
  • 1998, Distinguished Public Service Award, UC Davis Academic Senate
  • 1997, Community Service Award, Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 1997, Jerome C. Goldstein Public Service Award; Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • 1990, Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • 1987-1989, 1998, Medical Center Care Recognition Awards, University of California, Davis


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