Jose Gurrola II, MD

Rhinologist and skull base surgeon

Dr. Jose G. Gurrola II is an otolaryngologist who specializes in rhinology, or conditions of the nose and sinus, and frontal skull base surgery.

Gurrola's research interests include the causes and treatments of chronic sinusitis. He is also interested in approaches to and outcomes in skull base surgery.

Gurrola received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in otolaryngology at University of Iowa Health Care, followed by a fellowship in rhinology and skull base surgery at Georgia Regents University, now Augusta University. Before joining UCSF, Gurrola was an assistant professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the University of Virginia.

Gurrola is a member and serves on committees for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, American Rhinologic Society and North American Skull Base Society. He is an assistant professor at UCSF.


Sinus Center
2380 Sutter St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–2757
Fax: (415) 353–2603

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Jose Gurrola II


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2006


University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics 2009
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Otolaryngology 2013


Georgia Regents University, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery 2014