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West Los Angeles’ Center for Minimally Invasive Medicine for the Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastics



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Michelle Putnam, MD

  • Fellowship with the American Academy of Otolaryngology & Allergy.
  • Board Certified with The American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Alumni Board Member of American College of Surgeons & The American Association of Medical Colleges.
  • Former Chief of Otolaryngology at St. John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica

Amanda Salvado, MD

  • Fellowship in Laryngology, Voice & Swallowing Disorders at UCLA
  • Board Certified with The American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA
  • Guest Speaker at The Vocal Masterclass at Pepperdine University

Dorothy Wang, MD

  • Board Certified with The American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Assistant Clinical Professor with UCLA at the West LA Wadsworth VA Hospital
  • Recipient of two Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellowships while attending Harvard University

Behrad Aynehchi, MD

  • Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at NYU
  • Double Board Certified – American Board of Otolaryngology & American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Co-Director of Head & Neck Surgery at 90210 Surgery Medical Center
  • Otolaryngology Director of The St John’s Cleft Palate Team

Julianna Pesce, MD

  • Clinical Research Fellow in the Bioethics Department at The National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD
  • Fellowship in Advanced Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York
  • Board Certified with The American Board of Otolaryngology

  • To schedule an appointment please call (310) 204-4111

    to be seen at either our Culver City or Santa Monica office locations.

    Or you can schedule online at   ZocDoc by clicking here

    Please note our Appointment Cancellation Policy by clicking here. 


    Our Culver City office is located in the Culver Medical Plaza building, across the street from Southern California Hospital (formerly Brotman’s Hospital), with the entrance off of Hughes Avenue.   Please note- we have moved to the 7th floor, to Suite 704.  There are 3 options for parking at this location:

    1. There is a parking garage located on the first 4 floors of our building, with the maximum parking cost of $ 14.00.  Parking can be paid for with cash or credit card at the kiosks located near the elevators, or with a credit card upon exiting the parking garage.

    2. There is metered parking on the streets surrounding our building. Most meters accept both coins and credit cards for payment, and allow for up to 2 hours of paid parking.   Parking restrictions are strictly enforced in this area.

    3. There is a parking garage with 2 hours of free parking located 2 blocks east of our building on Watseka Avenue, between Washington Blvd and Venice Blvd.

    *Parking is usually, but not always, available in our parking garage depending on the time of your appointment.  Please plan  for ample time to allow for parking before the time of your scheduled appointment.


    Our  Santa Monica offices is located on the 5th floor of the St. John’s Medical Building on the corner of 20th Street and Arizona Avenue.  There are 2 options for parking at this location:

    1. There is an underground parking garage below the office building, with an entrance off of 20th Street, between Arizona Avenue and Santa Monica Blvd.  Parking costs $15.00 per average visit, payable upon leaving the garage.  The parking attendant accepts both cash and credit cards.

    2. There is limited metered parking in the area surrounding our building.  Please allow for ample time if you are planning on looking for metered parking as available spots are limited, or you may need to walk a long distance to the office.

  • Please take a minute to review some of the things our patients have said about our Westside Head & Neck’s Physicians & Services.  Read our Testimonials Here.

  • See Dr. Putnam Featured on Spectrum News!

    CLICK HERE to see Dr. Putnam featured on Spectrum News preforming the new VIVAER non-invasive nasal procedure that helps patients breathe easier!

    Westside Head & Neck recognized with TOP DOCTORS award in 2019 by Castle Connolly

  • Westside Head & Neck accepts most major Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans, however,  even if  our doctors are covered by your insurance company, we may not be in your specific network, and/or covered by your specific individual  plan. We highly recommend you understand your coverage benefits before your appointment so you do not incur any unexpected expenses from your appointment.

    Please read more here prior to booking your appointment:  Working with your Insurance  


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Phone # : (310) 204-4111 Fax # : (310) 204-4474 . Mon-Th: 9:00am-5:00pm, Fri: 9:00am-4:00pm
Westside Head & Neck Culver City Office
Culver Medical Plaza Bldg. 3831 Hughes Ave, #704 Culver City, CA 90232
Westside Head & Neck Santa Monica Office
St. John's Medical Building 1301 20th Street, #510 Santa Monica, CA 90404
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