Lane Darwin Squires, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngolgy - Head & Neck Surgery

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Otolaryngology (ENT/Ears, Nose, Throat)

Salivary Disease



Locations and Contact

Glassrock Building

General Otolaryngology Clinic
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I seek to provide the very best of care for my patients as we work together to improve their well-being.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Squires is a general Otolaryngologist offering clinical and surgical care for all adults with various ear, nose and throat conditions. He also provides care for the veteran population at the Northern California Health Care System VA Hospital in Mather, CA. He has special clinical interest and expertise in Benign Salivary Diseases and Sialendoscopy and has helped pioneer the use of these minimally-invasive techniques in the office setting.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Squires is a general otolaryngologist who specializes in benign salivary disease. He provides minimally invasive salivary disease options including Sialendoscopy.


Head and Neck Surgery

Undergraduate School

B.S., Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo UT 2006

Medical School

M.D. with honors, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA 2011


Otolaryngology/General Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2011-2012


Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2012-2016

Resident Teaching Award: Awarded to Best Resident Educator, 2016

Otolaryngology In-Service Plastics Highest Score Award, 2016

Otolaryngology Clinic Outstanding Teamwork Award: ENT Clinic Staff, 2016

Resident Teaching Award: Awarded to Best Resident Educator, 2015

Temporal Bone Dissection Award: Best Temporal Bone Dissection, 2014

Young K, Arkfeld DV, Squires LD. Temporal Bone Mucosal Melanoma Masquerading as Otomastoiditis. Otolaryngol Case Rep. 2022 Sep;24:100438. 2022 September. doi:10.1016/j.xocr.2022.100438.

King J, Leon I, Squires L. In-office Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants via Minimally Invasive Punch Technique in a Veteran Population. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 Mar 29:1945998221086841. doi:10.1177/01945998221086841. Epub ahead of print. PMID:35349358.

Squires L, King J, Hsieh TY, Joshi AS. Rapid, Effective Cannulation for Salivary Duct Access: Use of Hydro-Dilation With Viscous Lidocaine. Laryngoscope. 2021 Aug;131(8):E2432-E2435. doi:10.1002/lary.29456. Epub 2021 Mar 15. PMID:33720416.

King J, Virani FR, Thomas R, Squires L. Spontaneous Bilateral Facial Paralysis Secondary to Metastatic Breast Cancer. Ear Nose Throat J. 2021 Jan 25:145561320982693. doi:10.1177/0145561320982693. Epub ahead of print. PMID:33491485.

Hwang JC, Gill AS, Squires LD, Steele TO. Sjogren's Syndrome Sequelae: Nasal Synechiae and Nasopharyngeal Stenosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Jun 24:145561320936965. doi:10.1177/0145561320936965. Epub ahead of print. PMID:32579439.

Steel TO, Hoshal SG, Kim M, Gill AS, Wilson M, Squires LD, Strong EB, Suh JD. A preliminary report on the effect of gabapentin pretreatment on periprocedural pain during in-office posterior nasal nerve cryoablation. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2020 Feb;10(2):159-164. doi:10.1002/alr.22456. Epub 2019 Oct 14. PMID:31610616.

Hsieh TY, O’Brien DC, Sykes J, Squires LD. Perceived Preparedness of Facial Plastic Surgery Fellows Over Time: A Survey of AAFPRS Fellowship Directors. Ann Otol Laryngol. 2019 Oct;128(10):915-920. doi:10.1177/0003489419849611. Epub 2019 May 12. PMID:31081344. 

Hsieh TY, Timbang L, Kuhn M, Brodie H, Squires LD. Assessment of Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy Knowledge among Non-Otolarynology Physicians. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Feb;129(2):115-121. doi:10.1177/0003489419877198. Epub 2019 Sep 16. PMID:31526031.

Squires LD, Colombo BA, McKinney S. Rapid Audiogram Interpretation: A Clinician’s Manual. 2019 January 15. ISBN-10 1635501156, ISBN-13 978-1635501155. 

O'Brien DC, Squires LD, Robinson AD, Ramadan H, Diaz R. A Multicenter, Cross-Sectional Assessment of Otolaryngology Knowledge Among Primary Care Trainees. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 Sep;127(9):631-636. doi:10.1177/0003489418784615. Epub 2018 Jun 28. PMID:29952655.

Lane D. Squires, M.D.