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
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  • 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

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.

Dr. Lykins’ Bedside Manner is the Best I Have Ever Experienced!

I recently moved to the Scottsdale, AZ area and during the move took a fall, which subsequently led to being diagnosed with thyroid cancer. My experience with Dr. Lykins and his staff has been phenomenal!

I was seen right away and the testing, diagnosis and surgery was seamless. Additionally, my scar after only five weeks, is almost invisible!!! It’s the envy of several of my friends who have surgery scars ūüôā

Dr. Lykins bedside manner is the best I have ever experienced! This condition also led to an FMLA situation for my husband who was deployed to Afghanistan and Stephanie, Dr. Lykins’ nurse, completed the requisite paperwork quickly and efficiently without so much of a follow up phone call needed. I can recommend Dr. Lykins and his staff without hesitation and if given the opportunity would not change a thing regarding my experience. They made an unfortunate and scary situation a breeze for me and my family to deal with.

Dr. Magnifcient

Dr. Lykins was my final hope after suffering several years from previous misdiagnoses. This wonderful, patient, man gave me a life that is now livable, but most importantly proved that “the cream always rises to the top” the best is to be tasted and God gave me the chance to taste the best. So my friends, seek comfort and see this great doctor.

If you are thinking about getting your gauged ears sewn up Рdefinitely see Dr. Chris Lykins.

Scottsdale ENT Patient Review from Jason F.

I am really late in writing this review (like a year) – Dr. Lykins, please forgive me ūüôā

I had 1-1/8″ gauges and then I decided to get a real job, so I needed to get my gauged earlobes¬†sewed up. ¬†Dr. Lykins was really friendly, confident and knew exactly what he was doing. ¬†The procedure was not only painless, but he put on a cool “chill” playlist – so we were listening to music and having a conversation the whole time. Dr. Lykins¬†even let me (don’t get grossed out) film the procedure on my phone, so I was able¬†to see everything as it was happening (maybe not your thing).

I found out that a friend of mine was a keynote speaker at an Ear Nose and Throat medical¬†conference, so I brought up Dr. Lykins to him to get an “inside perspective”. ¬†This friend of mine is a¬†well-respected ENT doctor, and¬†had nothing but great things to say about Dr. Chris Lykins. ¬†So there you have it – from both the bottom (patient) and top (fellow ENT expert doc) of the healthcare “totem pole”.

Now, a year later, when I share with new friends¬†that I used to have gauges, I actually have to show¬†old photos to these new friends before they’ll believe me. ¬†Without a doubt – if you are thinking about getting your gauged ears¬†sewn up – definitely see Dr. Chris Lykins.

Enjoy : )

Jason F.
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I really like Dr. Lykins!

ZocDoc patient review

I have visited Dr. Lykins 2 or 3 times, and he is really kind and friendly. I will have him as my primary doctor for nose / allergy issues. No doubt.