We are trained, licensed and certified to provide expert medical care for your ears, nose, and throat.

Audiologist fitting hearing aid on an older man
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Care for Your Ears, Hearing and Balance

Specialized ear care and treatment is critical to restoring your quality of life when your hearing or balance are affected by a medical condition. Our ENT team also includes an Audiologist who can perform testing and assessment of ear conditions.

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To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Ear Aches and Ear Infections

  • Hearing Loss

  • Swimmer's Ear

  • Tinnitus or Ringing in Ears

  • Vertigo, Dizziness, or Loss of Balance

Man blowing his nose suffering from runny nose, congestion, or sinus infection
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Care for Your Nose and Sinuses

As otolaryngologists, we provide specialized care and treatment of the nasal cavity and sinuses - providing complete care for the full range of nasal and paranasal sinus disorders. We also working closely with other expert allergy and immunology specialists to provide our patients with the very best treatment options for some of the most complex nasal and sinus conditions.

To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Nasal Polyps and Nasal Obstructions

  • Runny (Nasal Drip) or Stuffy (Congestion)

  • Sinus Infections, Diseases and Disorders

  • Smell Disorders and Loss of Smell (Anosmia)

  • Nose Bleeds (Epistaxis)

Otolaryngologist checking patient's throat for signs of Strep Throat or Tonsillitis
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Care for Your Throat

Your throat is in constant use - helping you breathe, eat, drink, speak, sing or yell. Our Otolaryngologists can provide you with specialized medical expertise specifically regarding the throat, larynx (voice box) and esophagus - including voice and swallowing disorders.

To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) and Strep Throat

  • Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis

  • Hoarseness, Speech and Voice Problems

  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Head and Neck Surgeon examining older woman for neck masses, tumors as well as head, neck, and throat cancer.
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Care and Surgery for Your Head and Neck

Our Otolaryngologists perform a variety of head and neck surgeries as well as provide you with other options to treat deformity, trauma or benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) tumors in the head and neck - including the thyroid and parathyroid.

To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Tumors and Cancers of Neck and Head

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

  • Neck Masses

Don't let allergens like pollen and pet dander spoil your family outdoor activities in Scottsdale this allergy season.
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Allergy Testing & Allergy Treatment

One out of five Americans suffer from allergies - an immune system overreaction to pollen, pets, food, and other sensitivities which affect your ears, nose, and throat. We provide allergy testing, allergy treatment with medication or immunotherapy through allergy drops as well as allergen avoidance tips to help you effectively manage your allergies.

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To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Childhood & Adult Onset Allergies

  • Seasonal and Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

  • Chronic Sinusitis (Rhinosinusitis)

  • Hives (Urticaria)

  • Anaphylaxis

pediatric ear nose and throat doctor giving his young patient a high five
  • Pediatric

Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Care

Our Scottsdale ENT doctors are uniquely qualified to provide pediatric ear, nose and throat care to children of all ages - because we are parents too! We provide support and compassion while we examine and treat your child in a relaxed setting - reducing stress and anxiety for both your child as well as for you - the concerned parent(s).

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To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Childhood Allergies and Difficulty Breathing

  • Recurring Ear Infections and Swimmers Ear

  • Strep Throat, Tonsillitis and Enlarged Adenoids

  • Foreign Objects Stuck In The Ears or Nose

  • Hearing Loss in Children

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

After receiving their medical degrees, both of our Otolaryngologists - Dr. Lykins and Dr. Bailey - completed prestigious Facial Plastic Surgery specialty fellowships. We provide our patients in-depth knowledge during consultations and surgical expertise when performing facial plastic and reconstructive surgeries - particularly Rhinoplasty (the nose) and Otoplasty (the ear).

To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Deviated Septums and Nasal Obstructions

  • Torn or Stretched Earlobes

  • Facial Trauma Injuries or Scars

  • Extensive Cancer, Mass or Tumor Removal

  • Facial Paralysis

Snoring keeping you up at night, you loved one may suffer from sleep apnea
  • Pediatric ·
  • Adults ·
  • Geriatric

Snoring and Sleep Disorders

Snoring regularly can be a sign of obstructed breathing. Our ear, nose and throat doctors can determine the source of your snoring, and offer you minimally invasive treatments to help clear obstructions in your airways. And with unobstructed airways, both you and those who you love, will sleep well - safe and sound.

To Treat Conditions Such As...

  • Snoring

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing

  • Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ready to schedule your appointment? Great! Give us a call at (480) 684-1360!

ENT Doctor Ratings & Reviews: What Our Patients Have to Say About Our Care

Dr. Lykins Takes Pride in His Work

Scottsdale ENT Patient Review from Connie K. in Tempe, Arizona

This review is long past due. Dr. Lykins performed my partial thyroidectomy in Oct 2014. This sounds common, but it is not an easy surgery and my goiter was particularly large. Dr. Lykins takes pride in his work, he wants to do an excellent job, and he did take all the extra time in surgery that day to get it right. I have a very small scar, but did not suffer any of the possible complications from the surgery.

As is typical, I had pre and post op office visits with Dr. Lykins. He has a cheerful personality, he explained everything, answered all my questions, and he did not rush.

Dr. Lykins seems like he genuinely likes what he is doing and wanted me to have a successful experience.  At a post-op office visit the MA was busy, so he took out my last lingering stitch himself instead of making me wait.

We are so pleased with Dr. Lykins that we wish he practiced all fields of medicine!

Dr. Lykins performed our daughters myringotomy and the surgery was so fast and efficient that he was already meeting me at the curb to say all was well while I was in the process of contacting my wife that our daughter had just gone into surgery.

Follow through was excellent. Dr. Lykins takes the time without making you feel rushed to share information and recommendations. He is pleasant to speak with and knowledgeable.

We would recommend to anyone needing an ENT. From office staff to nursing, a top notch doctors office. Imagine a caring doctor who explains, listens, understands and is skilled and efficient and up-to the minute informed about his profession-that is Dr. Lykins. Thank you to Dr. Chris Lykins and his staff.

Great Staff. Great Doctor.

Great staff. Great Doctor — Had tonsils removed. Could not have asked for a better experience.

Dr. Chris Lykins is one of the finest Doctors I have dealt with.

Dr. Chris Lykins is one of the finest doctors I have dealt with. He took on a problem with a growth in my nose that no one else would deal with. Because of my heart condition the growth had to be removed under local anesthesia. He saw the problem, scheduled the surgery and removed the growth (which turned out to be cancer). I had been dealing with this painful problem for over 6 months. It is absolutely worth any distance to travel to get this type of excellent treatment.

Dr. Lykins Does Give a Darn

Phoenix ENT Patient Review from Connie K.

Dr. Lykins is personable, highly competent and he does give a darn.