Dr. Joshua K. Au specializes in comprehensive, evidence-based care of the ear, nose, and throat in adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Au received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from Yale University and received the Edgar J. Boell Prize from the department. Dr. Au received his M.D. degree from Yale School of Medicine and was recognized as the Esther Lim Memorial Scholar from the Chinese American Medical Society. Subsequently, he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of California at Los Angeles where he was awarded multiple accolades including the Cohen-Geller Award in Pediatric Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant, and the Best Teaching Chief Resident Award.
Dr. Au then moved to the East Bay to join Contra Costa ENT. He is expertly trained in all aspects of ear, nose, and throat disorders including sinus disease, allergy, sleep apnea, otologic dysfunction, thyroid and parathyroid disease, salivary gland disorders, head and neck cancer, as well as speech and swallow disorders. Dr. Au has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in leading journals and speaks at national conferences on all aspects of otolaryngology. In addition, he is fluent in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. He practices in Concord, Pleasanton and Brentwood, and is on staff at John Muir Hospital (Walnut Creek and Concord Campuses) and at San Ramon Regional Medical Center.
In his free time Dr. Au enjoys cooking, going on hikes with his wife, and playing tennis with friends. Dr. Au is a conscientious, ethical, and caring person who will surely garner the trust and favor of patients and fellow colleagues. He is a highly skilled and experienced otolaryngologist practicing state-of-the-art, evidence-based treatment and compassionate care for his patients. Dr. Au whole-heartedly embraces the philosophy of the Contra Costa ENT practice and is committed to serving the Contra Costa and Alameda communities. Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any further questions about Dr. Au.