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100 Questions & Answers About Sinusitis and Other Sinus Diseases

Author(s): Rhoda Wynn, MD, California Sinus Institute
Winston C. Vaughan, MD, California Sinus Institute
  • ISBN-13: 9780763743055
  • ISBN-10:0763743054
  • Paperback    146 pages      © 2008
Price: $21.95 US List
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43 million Americans have chronic sinusitis, making it one of the most prevalent (16%) chronic diseases in the United States.  More than half a million of these patients undergo endoscopic sinus surgery every year.  100 Questions and Answers about Sinusitus and Other Sinus Diseases will help elucidate the diagnosis and management of sinus disorders for patients and their families by answering the most common questions about this chronic disease. Written by an expert author team, with actual patient commentary, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.

Features & Benefits

  • Concise, easy-to-read paperback book

  • The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation

  • Provides both the patient's and physician's perspective

  • Written by an expert author team with extensive experience

  • Provides practical answers to questions about diagnosis, treatment, alternative therapies, and more.

Rhoda Wynn, MD-California Sinus Institute

Rhoda Wynn, MD, has completed the highest level of training in sinus disease management. She is fellowship-trained in rhinology—the specialty care of advanced sinus and nasal disease—and currently practices in the San Francisco Bay area. Dr. Wynn attended Brown University, where she graduated with honors in Biology. She received her medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine. Her residency training in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery was completed at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. She has published several papers in peer-review journals and presented at national meetings.

Winston C. Vaughan, MD-California Sinus Institute

Winston C. Vaughan, MD, is the founder and director of the California Sinus Institute in Northern California, a private specialty clinic focused on disorders of the nose and sinuses. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received his medical degree from Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Vaughan trained and taught otolaryngology at the Stanford University Medical Center. He completed fellowship training in rhinology at the Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute. He subsequently founded the Stanford Sinus Center in Palo Alto, California over 7 years ago. He has published many articles and chapters on his research in sinusitis and is often an invited instructor for courses on sinusitis internationally and nationwide. His website is:

  • "This book is a must read for any person suffering from sinusitis.  Drs. Wynn and Vaughan are experts in the field and communicate in a fun and easy to understand manner."

    - Alexander Chiu, MD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Rhinology
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Pennsylvania



    “The sinuses remain a ‘black box’ for many sufferers of sinusitis.  ‘100
    Questions’ offers patients an excellent foundation for understanding the
    mechanisms of sinusitis and currently available treatment options. “

    - Peter H. Hwang, MD

    Director, Stanford Sinus Center; Stanford University School of Medicine



    “This book contains accurate and up-to-date information that addresses all of the most common questions of patients who suffer from sinusitis.   Although primarily intended for patients, it is an excellent reference for primary care providers and other health care professionals, as well.  I would highly recommend it to all chronic sinusitis patients.”

    - Karen Fong, MD

    California Sinus Institute- San Ramon