Doctors Backous, Anstead and Clinkscales are now seeing patients in the Seattle area at 515 Minor Ave, Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98104.

Amy Anstead, M.D., FARS

Sinus and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Amy Anstead, MD, FARS is the only Fellowship trained Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon in the world who also has formal education in both Functional and Integrative Medicine. She provides holistic, personalized, patient-centered care and is unafraid to look outside the box for solutions for her patients. She is one of the most experienced Sinus Surgeons in the Pacific Northwest, has performed over 2,000 complex sinus and endoscopic skull base surgeries, and has successfully treated thousands of patients suffering from chronic sinus disease and sinonasal/skull base tumors.

Dr. Anstead completed the prestigious fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University of Miami, Florida with one of the founding fathers of Skull Base Surgery, Dr. Roy Casiano. She is a Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society and a Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Anstead completed her Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago where she was awarded the Resident Research Award. She completed her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Miami, Florida, graduating with honors and nominated to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. Prior to medical school, Dr. Anstead completed two concurrent Bachelor of Science degrees in Microbiology and Psychology. She is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine and trained with Dr. Andrew Weil at the Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona.

Dr. Anstead has been voted Best Doctor in Seattle by her peers in the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine five times. She has frequently been an invited speaker on the topics of Rhinology andEndoscopic Skull Base Surgery across the Americas and Europe and directed cadaveric dissection courses on Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery for her peers. She has served as a reviewer for several academic journals and has published in the areas of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery in both peer reviewed journals and book chapters including Dr. Casiano’s bestselling Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection Guide.

Dr. Anstead is married and has two beautiful children.

The best patient care is put into practice every day at Puget Sound ENT — we consider it a privilege to serve you.
Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery (ECOS)

7320 216th St SW

Suite 140

Edmonds, WA 98026

425-673-3750 Directions

76th Professional Commons
21911 76th Ave W
Suite 211
Edmonds, WA 98026

Fax: (425) 670-6718
Alt Fax: (425) 670-6719
1 (425) 775-6651 Directions
Mill Creek

Swedish Mill Creek Medical Center
13020 Meridian Ave S, 2nd Floor
Everett, WA 98208

Fax: (425) 670-6718
Alt Fax: (425) 670-6719
1 (425) 337-4810 Directions

Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Associates
104 27th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374
*Dr. Backous only

1 (253) 770-9000 Directions
Minor & James (Center for Specialty Surgery)

First Hill Medical Building

515 Minor Ave (on the corner of Minor & James)

Suite 130

Seattle, WA 98104