Stephen J. Wall M.D.
Dr. Stephen J. Wall was born in Pennsylvania, and raised in the Philadelphia region. True to his roots, Dr. Wall completed both his medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Pennsylvania, where he trained in Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. For each of the years of his training, this program was ranked in the Top 10 nationally by the U.S. News and World Report.
Following his training at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Wall pursued a clinical fellowship at the University of Toronto in Facial Plastic Surgery. During his fellowship, Dr. Wall studied under Dr. Peter A. Adamson, M.D., the President of the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS).
During his training, Dr. Wall was awarded a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Wall also received a Medical Student Excellence in Research Award from the American Federation for Clinical Research. An avid surgical historian, Dr. Wall is a recipient of the Dr. Charles W. Burris History of Medicine Prize.
Dr. Wall’s extensive research focused upon neurotransmitters involved in Alzheimer’s disease, and communication pathways within tumor cells. Dr. Wall’s basic science studies on tumors prompted him to pursue training in the medical specialty that manages cancers of the head and face regions.
Throughout his career, Dr. Wall has authored more than twenty scientific papers, review articles, and book chapters. Dr. Wall is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society and the Washington DC Medical Society. He has also been named to the Consumers Research Council of America’s “Guide to America’s Top Physicians.”
Dr. Wall has served as an instructor at national meetings on Rhinoplasty and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, helping physicians learn the techniques involved in these delicate procedures. Additionally, he has served as an instructor at national meetings on Nasal Surgery. Dr. Wall is a member of the American Rhinologic Society and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.