At the Senta Clinic, Dr. Perry Mansfield specializes in diseases related to head and neck oncology. Nationally recognized leader in skull base disorders, Dr. Mansfield created and developed one of the premiere centers for skull base surgery in the Southwestern United States. His role as a head and neck oncologist focuses on tumors of the anterior and middle skull base, such as squamous cell carcinomas and other disorders of salivary glands and sinuses.
Dr. Mansfield is also a recognized leader in the development of minimally invasive procedures related to endoscopic removal of skull base tumors such as pituitary tumors. He has helped pioneer 3Dl endoscopic navigational techniques related to otolaryngology and skull base disorders.
He was born in Toronto, Canada. He obtained his medical school degree with honors and dean's list designation from the University of Toronto. This was followed by a residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery with board certifications in both the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Mansfield completed a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery as related to head and neck oncology at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Mansfield helped develop and was the program medical director for the Center for Skull Base Surgery, which was a joint program between UCSD and Alvarado Hospital. He directed this program for several years before participating in the development of the Senta Medical Clinic, a private practice clinic dedicated to the treatment of disorders that affect the skull base.
Dr. Mansfield is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and the Canadian Board of Otolaryngology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada. At Alvarado Hospital he is chief of staff elect, past chief of surgery, chief of skull base surgery, director of head and neck oncology, and director of speech and swallowing disorders. He is the immediate past president of the San Diego County Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Mansfield has authored or presented numerous scientific works focused on head and neck oncology and skull-base disorders and has been and continues to be an invited guest of many local, regional, national, and international societies. He is consistently ranked among the “top doctors” by the San Diego County Medical Society.
He also is the Steven Prewitt Skull Base Disease Foundation. This foundation is dedicated to the education, treatment, and cure of skull base diseases.
Dr. Mansfield shares what went through his mind when he first met Peggy, a sleep apnea patient. View Peggy's videos on EmpowHER.
October 20, 2009 - 10:18am
Dr. Mansfield explains if sleep apnea is a dangerous condition.
October 20, 2009 - 10:10am
Dr. Mansfield introduces himself and describes sleep apnea.
October 15, 2009 - 1:47pm
Dr. Mansfield describes what sleep apnea test results will indicate to a physician.
October 15, 2009 - 1:42pm
Dr. Mansfield describes a CPAP machine and if it helps patients with sleep apnea.
October 15, 2009 - 1:16pm
Dr. Mansfield shares what he tells people who do not consider sleep apnea a serious medical condition.
October 15, 2009 - 1:11pm
Dr. Mansfield shares what a possible sleep apnea patient can expect during the first visit with her physician.
October 15, 2009 - 12:31pm
Dr. Mansfield describes the treatments used for patients with sleep apnea.
October 15, 2009 - 12:26pm
Dr. Mansfield describes the symptoms of sleep apnea and related medical complications.
October 15, 2009 - 12:22pm
Dr. Mansfield describes the causes of sleep apnea.
October 15, 2009 - 12:12pm
Dr. Mansfield provides advice for patients with sleep apnea who have a difficult time sleeping with a CPAP machine, and are losing hope.
October 15, 2009 - 12:08pm
Dr. Mansfield provides advice for patients who have CPAP machine complications.
October 15, 2009 - 12:03pm
Dr. Mansfield shares if surgery for sleep apnea is divided into stages.
October 15, 2009 - 11:55am
Dr. Mansfield recalls if difficulty breathing when lying down is considered a sleep apnea symptom.
October 15, 2009 - 11:49am
Dr. Mansfield explains how he diagnoses a patient with sleep apnea.
October 15, 2009 - 11:45am
Dr. Mansfield explains how he cared for Peggy’s sleep apnea symptoms. View Peggy's videos on EmpowHER.
October 15, 2009 - 11:40am
Dr. Mansfield explains how patients can locate a doctor to improve their sleep apnea symptoms.
October 15, 2009 - 11:29am
Dr. Mansfield explains how patients can verify they are cared for by experienced sleep apnea surgeons.
October 15, 2009 - 11:20am