Snoring Center Locations

San Francisco, CA


Michael Macdonald, MD, FACS, FRCSC : Medical Director

500 Sutter St 430
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (214) 369-2345

Dr. Macdonald, having participated in clinical trials with snoring device manufacturers, is passionate about keeping up with the newest options for snoring relief. Dr. Macdonald knows that a complete cure is still elusive for most snoring sufferers. Dr. Macdonald is considered a pioneer of minor surgical procedures for snoring relief since and given his depth of experience in administering the Pillar® Procedure with high success rates, he has been asked to teach specialists in the USA and Canada to perform this procedure since 2005.
As an ear, nose & throat (ENT) specialist, Dr. Macdonald has had highly-focused training in the following areas resolving both nasal and oral airway issues, remedying a wide range of nasal conditions negatively impacting breathing and/or smell, and reconstructing the nose from the inside out, to ensure optimum form and function.

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Many things can contribute to snoring and sleep apnea, and each patient’s circumstances are unique. The Snoring Center at San Francisco, California offers a range of minimally invasive treatments and we work with you to choose the treatment options that best meet your needs.

Our services and treatments include:

  • Pillar Procedure
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Palate Reduction
  • RFA
  • Laser Tonsillectomy
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Oral Appliances
  • Traditional Surgery
  • CPAP
Whether it’s snoring, sleep apnea, or allergies you or your partner are suffering from, our specially trained Ear, Nose and Throat doctors can provide a complete evaluation, consultation and treatment in the same visit—typically in under an hour!

Getting to Our San Francisco Location
Our San Francisco office is located in the center of downtown San Francisco – Union Square.
Traveling from the North Bay, cross the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. Follow Lombard St through the Marina District. Turn right onto Van Ness Ave. Turn left onto Bush St. Turn right onto Powell St. Take the 1st right onto Sutter St. Our office is at 500 Sutter St, on the 4th floor, Suite 430.
Traveling from the East Bay, cross the Bay Bridge into San Francisco. Take exit 2C for Fremont St. Turn left onto Fremont St. Take the 3rd left onto Mission St. Turn right onto 3rd St. Continue onto Kearny St. Turn left onto Sutter St. Cross over Powell St. Our office is at 500 Sutter St, on the 4th floor, Suite 430.
Traveling from the South Bay, take Hwy 101 to 80 (toward Bay Bridge). Follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge/Ninth St/Civic Center. Take exit 434A to US-101 N/Mission St toward Golden Gate Bridge. Turn left onto S Van Ness Ave. Turn right onto Bush St. Turn right onto Powell St. Take the 1st right onto Sutter St. Our office is at 500 Sutter St, on the 4th floor, Suite 430.
Traveling by BART, take BART to the Powell St Station. Exit the station up the stairs toward Powell St. Walk 5 blocks up Powell St, and make a left onto Sutter St. Our office is at 500 Sutter St, on the 4th floor, Suite 430.
Parking is available at 450 Sutter Garage (1/2 block away), Sutter Stockton Garage (1 block away), or Union Square Garage (1 block away).

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  • After A Week, I Could Already Feel Big Improvements

    “I’ve always had large tonsils, but recently they became a big problem for me. I had Laser Tonsillectomy to reduce the size of my tonsils, and the results are great. The procedure was not a big deal and over before I knew it. I went to a Mexican restaurant directly after my procedure and ate chips and tacos. And, after a week, I could already feel big improvements.”

    - Justin L.,

  • I Was Way Past The Normal Age For A Tonsillectomy, And I Was Skeptical About The Laser Procedure

    “The Snoring Center has improved my quality of life. After numerous episodes of tonsillitis, I was searching for anything to help. I was way past the normal age for a tonsillectomy, and I was skeptical about the Laser Tonsillectomy procedure. However, Dr. Schwimmer and the entire staff at The Snoring Center were very nice and professional and made the entire process fast and relatively pain free. I experienced very little discomfort during the procedure and very minor pain afterwards. Within a few hours, I was eating normal food. The best part is that since the Laser Tonsillectomy procedure I have not had a single episode of tonsillitis or even a sore throat. Thank you Snoring Center!”

    - Daniel A.,

  • I Can Breathe Through My Nose For The First Time In 16 Years

    “My nasal allergies are so bad that it is debilitating. I love outdoor activities, but often I can’t partake or I pay the price. I heard about turbinate reduction at The Snoring Center and that it can help with nasal allergy symptoms. For me it has done much more than “help”, I can breathe through my nose for the first time in 16 years. This really is life changing. Thank you!”

    - Ryan W.,

  • The Entire Procedure Took Only About 10 Minutes. But, It Changed My Life

    “I have suffered all of my life from nasal allergies. I meet with clients all day and allergy season is awful. It is embarrassing to continually blow my nose and sniffle during meetings. Not to mention the expense of regular doctor’s visits and daily medication. I was happy to have Turbinate Reduction at The Snoring Center. The entire procedure took only about 10 minutes, but it changed my life. Thank you Snoring Center.”

    - Kelly F.,

  • It Truly Was A Life-Changing Experience

    “Turbinate Reduction not only helped my allergies but also my sinus headaches. This changed my life from someone who has had allergies since I was five years old to someone who is allergy-free. I would like to thank Dr. Schwimmer for all he has done for me. It truly was a life-changing experience.”

    - John B.,