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Stanley McClurg MD

Board-Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology

Dr. McClurg is fellowship-trained and specializes in Rhinology, Sinus Surgery and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. He has undergone rigorous training in general Otolaryngology and Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Tumor Surgery. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. He then went on to complete a prestigious Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC, and has recently become a Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. McClurg’s clinical and research interests include computational fluid dynamics of the nasal airway, topical drug delivery within the paranasal sinuses, improving surgical treatment of sinusitis in the office setting, and managing recalcitrant and revision sinus surgery patients. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his Obstetrician wife and their 1-year-old son.

Dr. McClurg’s areas of interest are:

  • Revision and Primary Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Nasal Airway Obstruction Surgery (Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction, Nasal Valve Collapse)
  • Repair of CSF spinal fluid leaks and Encephaloceles
  • Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery
  • Chronic Sinus Disease
  • Allergic Sinusitis


Kansas State University
Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine

The Ohio State University
Physician Residency

University of North Carolina
Rhinology, Allergy, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Fellowship


2014 - 2018 Saint Luke’s ENT Specialists
2014 - 2018 University of Kansas School of Medicine
2013 - 2014 University of North Carolina
2008 - 2013 The Ohio State University


2007 - 2008 Gold Humanism Honor Society
2005 - 2008 KU School of Medicine Ambassadors Association
2005 - 2008 Community Leadership Track academic option


McClurg SW, Thorp BD, Senior BA, “Surgery for Sphenoid Sinus Disease”. Practical Medical and Surgical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Editors P Batra, JK Han. Publication date: June 14th, 2015

McClurg SW, Carrau R. “Endoscopic Management of Posterior Epistaxis: A Review”. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Ital. 2014 Feb; 34(1): 1-8

McClurg SW, Teknos TN, Leon M, Iwenofu H. “Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Nasal Septum, Case Study and Review of the Literature”. Head Neck. 2013 Jan;35(1):E1-5.

McClurg SW, Wakely PE, Chio EG. “Laryngeal Neuromas in a Case of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B: Current Diagnosis and Management”. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015 Oct-Nov; 94(10-11):E20-2

Miller JD, Deal AM, Kibwei AM, Thorpe BD, Rodriguez KD, McClurg SW, Ambrose EC, Taylor RJ, Senior BA Zanation AM, Ebert CS. “Markers of Disease Severity and Socioeconomic Factors in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis”. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Apr;4(4):242-9

Sreenath SB, McKinney KA, McClurg SW, Zanation AM. “Endoscopic Resection of Retromaxillary Schwannomas”. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Apr 2014; 25

Lu Y, Deal AM, Miller JD, Thorp BD, Sreenath SB, McClurg SW, Senior BA, Zanation AM, Ebert CS. “Comparison of Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis”. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul;153(1):137-43

Sreenath SB, McClurg SW, Senior BA, Ebert CS, Zanation AM. “Long Term Complications and Outcomes Associated with the Nasoseptal Flap in Endoscopic Skull Base Reconstruction.” Laryngoscope. Accepted for publication.

Kimple AJ, McClurg SW, Del Signore AG, Tomoum MO, Lin FC, Senior BA. “Standardized Letters of Recommendation and Successful Match into Otolaryngology.” Laryngoscope. 2016 May;126(5):1071-6.

Sreenath SB, Recinos PF, McClurg SW, Thorp BD, McKinney KA, Klatt-Cromwell C, Zanation AM. “The Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to the Hypoglossal Canal: The Role of the Eustachian Tube as a Landmark for Dissection.” JAMA Oto-HNS. 2015 Oct;141(10):927-33

Frank-Ito DO, McClurg SW, Senior BA, Zanation AM, Ebert CS, Kimbell JS. “Investigating Optimal Head Position for Topical Drug Administration in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Patients”. Respiratory Drug Delivery. 2016 Vol 2:303-308.

McClurg SW. Contributor to the “Interactive Study Guide to Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 2008” (Damjanov I, editor), Elsevier <>.

Dr. McClurg is currently accepting new patients at our Menorah Location. To schedule an appointment please call 913-721-3387.