TEL: 503-935-8100
FAX: 503-935-8110

Dr. Stater received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Dr. Stater attended Whitman College in Washington and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biochemistry. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Stater completed an Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, training at both Columbia University and Weill-Cornell Medical Centers, as well as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Stater also enjoys running, snow sports and spending time with his wife and two daughters.


Residency, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 2016

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 2011

BA, Biochemistry, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 2005



Head & Neck Surgery


Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors”, 2024

W. Shain Schley, MD Resident Teaching Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia and Weill-Cornell), Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, 2016

Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Whitman College Chapter, 2005

Magna Cum Laude, with Honors in Biochemistry, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, 2005


Wang A, Stater B, Kacker A. Intratonsillar Abscess: Three Case Reports and a Review of the Literature. Int J Otorhinolarynol. 2013 Apr; 77(4):605-7

Stater B, Oomen K, Modi VK. Tracheal Cartilaginous Sleeve Association with Syndromic Midface Hypoplasia. JAMA Otolarynol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jan; 141(1):73-7.

Kohlberg G, Stater B, Kutler D, Kuhel W, Cohen M. Carotid Space Mass. JAMA Otolarygnol Head Neck Surg. 2014; 140(12): 1237-8.

Lee A, Stater B, Close L, Rahmati R. Are e-cigarettes effective in smoking cessation? Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov; 125(4): 785-7.

Cohen M, Patel K, Gromis J, Kutler D, Kuhel W, Stater B, Schulman A, Hoda R, Scognamiglio T. Retrospective evaluation of frozen section use for thyroid nodules with a prior fine needle aspiration diagnosis of Bethesda II-VI: The Weill Cornell Medical College experience. World J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (2015) 1, 5-10.