Dr. Lloyd Minor is a scientist, surgeon and academic leader. He is the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine, a position he has held since December 2012. He is also a professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University. As Dean, Dr. Minor plays an integral role in setting strategy for the clinical enterprise of Stanford Medicine, an academic medical center that includes the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. He also oversees the quality of Stanford Medicine’s physician practices and growing clinical networks.
With Dr. Minor’s leadership, Stanford Medicine has established a strategic vision to lead the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, the next generation of health care, focused on keeping people healthy and providing care that is tailored to individual variations. It’s predictive, proactive, preemptive, personalized and patient-centered.
An advocate for innovation, Dr. Minor has provided significant support for fundamental science and for clinical and translational research at Stanford. Through bold initiatives in medical education and increased support for PhD students, he is committed to inspiring and training future leaders. Among other accomplishments Dr. Minor has led the development and implementation of an innovative model for cancer research and patient care delivery at Stanford Medicine and has launched an initiative in biomedical data science to harness the power of big data and create a learning health care system.
Dr. Minor came to Stanford from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and Hospital. He received his bachelor’s and medical degrees from Brown University and trained at Duke University Medical Center and University of Chicago Medical Center. With more than 140 published articles and chapters, Dr. Minor is an expert in balance and inner ear disorders.