Dr. Dale Amanda Tylor was born in Montreal, Canada, and she resided there
until completing medical school at the world-renowned school of medicine
at McGill University in 2002. She was then accepted into General Surgery
internship and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University
of Florida in Gainesville, which she completed in 2007. While there, she
was given an Excellence in Medical Education Award as a resident educator.
She then elected to pursue further specialized fellowship training in
Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Rady Children’s
Hospital San Diego, affiliated with the University of California, San
Diego from 2007-2009.
After fellowship training, Dr. Tylor joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University,
which is currently ranked 7th in the United States for
Best Hospitals for Ears, Nose and Throat on US News and World Reports review of all hospitals in the country. She
was an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and helped to teach medical
students, residents, and fellows on the care of children with problems
of the ears, nose and throat. She was on the medical school admissions
committee and was a faculty affiliate advisor for active medical students.
She helped to build a program to address tongue tongue, known as ankyloglossia,
in newborns, and treated babies from many surrounding states. She was
a member of the Vascular Malformations team, and helped to streamline
a system to treat babies with the common vascular tumors called hemangiomas
in a minimally invasive manner with medication instead of surgery. She
was also on the Cochlear Implant team and Auditory Neuropathy team, and
treated many patients with complex chronic ear conditions and hearing
loss. While there, she assisted with the Innovations team to improve the
electronic medical record system to improve how patient information is
used to help provide the best possible care to patients.
Dr. Tylor has a significant interest in public health and patient education
and completed a Master of Public Health through the University of Liverpool
in the United Kingdom in 2013. She is a member of the Media and Public
Relations Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and has
been featured as an expert Otolaryngologist in a number of publications
read by hundreds of thousands including Shape magazine, Women’s
Day, Real Simple, Spry and others, and has been on television segments
and on the internet. She has even been an expert fact checker on Who Wants
To Be A Millionaire. Dr. Tylor has also helped to teach other doctors
how to work with reporters and the public.
Dr. Tylor has expertise in treating disorders of the Ears, Nose, and Throat,
and has special skill in treating children, in ear and hearing issues,
and with minimally invasive management of the head and neck. She is experienced
in utilizing balloons in the sinuses and airway, performing sialoendoscopy
to address certain salivary problems, and performing complex ear procedures
including cochlear implantation, bone anchored hearing aid placement,
tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy
In 2013, Dr. Tylor relocated to the Bay area to be with her husband, Benjamin
Johnson, who is a resident in Radiology at Stanford University. He was
formerly a high school teacher and has master’s degrees in education
and clinical investigation, and is very involved in Radiology outreach
projects in Uganda and elsewhere in Africa. They have 2 goldendoodles.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Tylor enjoys running, snowboarding, traveling
and enjoying the foodie opportunities that the Bay area offers.
She is currently board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
both in the United States and Canada.