Scott Saffold, MD

sinus specialist

ENT Practitioner Dr. Scott Saffold

"Very often the difference between adequate healthcare and excellent healthcare depends upon whether the provider actually cares about their patient’s well-being.” – Dr. Scott Saffold

At Virginia Sinus Center, Dr. Saffold lives his belief that people in all communities have the right to expect technologically advanced, state-of-the-art healthcare.

Dr. Saffold attended the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate, and medical school at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. His general surgery internship was completed at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Scott Saffold, MD, is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Saffold spent two years as a National Institute of Health Research Fellow and participated in developing immune based strategies for the treatment of head and neck cancer.

Dr. Saffold then sought his Otolaryngology training at Oregon Health Sciences University. There he received advanced level training by nationally recognized experts in the fields of:

  • Otology
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Radiology

Dr. Saffold's experience in the field of general otolaryngology allows him to practice both medicine and surgery, as well as treating both pediatric and adult patients.

Dr. Saffold spends his leisure time with his wife, Detra, their son, Jacob, and their daughter, Josephine.

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