Santa Clarita Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery


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Stacey Gerbrandt, PA-C

Stacey Gerbrandt was a gymnast growing up in Fresno, CA. A true athlete, she swam and played water polo while attending Buchanan High School in Clovis, CA.  Stacey graduated from California State University, Fresno, with a (click here to read full biography).

James Pazak was born in Newport News, Virginia but he didn’t live there for long.  As a member of a military family, he enjoyed moving almost every year growing up.  Playing football, baseball and basketball were James’ favorite hobbies as a child.  James knew he wanted to help people and work in healthcare and was inspired to become a speech pathologist by (click here to read full biography).

Santa Clarita Ear, Nose and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery

Jennifer Burstein is an LA Kings fan who grew up singing in the choir, swimming and dancing in Northridge, California.  Inspired by her ear infections as a child, she knew at a young age that she wanted to work with hard of hearing or deaf people.  After earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees both in Communicative Disorders from California State University, Northridge (click here to read full biography).

Dr. Adam I. Friedman grew up in Encino, California.  As a child he was an avid tennis player and snow skier.  His father was a physician, and for as long as he can remember, he has always wanted to be (click here to read full biography).

Dr. D. David Saadat played soccer, table tennis and badminton while growing up in Iran.  As a teenager he made the brave decision to (click here to read full biography).

Dr. Satish R. Vadapalli was born in Burlington, Vt. and grew up playing soccer, tennis and the saxophone in Boca Raton, Fla.  As the valedictorian of his high school class, he received (click here to read full biography).

As a fourth generation physician, you could say Dr. C. Philip Amoils was born with medicine in his blood.  While playing soccer and rugby in Johannesburg, South Africa was fun for Dr. Amoils, his favorite hobby was flying across Southern Africa with (click here to read full biography).

James Pazak, M.S., CCC-SLP

​Speech Language Pathologist


Jennifer Burstein, AuD, CCC-A

​Clinical Audiologist

SCENT -  Valencia


27879 Smyth Drive

Valencia, CA  91355 

661.259.2500

SCENT - Antelope Valley


655 West Avenue Q

Palmdale, CA  93551

661.259.2500

Adam I. Friedman, MD

D. David Saadat, MD

Satish R. Vadapalli, MD

C. Philip Amoils, MD

About Us   

Drs. Amoils, Vadapalli, Saadat, and Friedman all completed residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California and are all board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.   Read on to find out the inspiration behind the people they are today...