Dr. Christopher Lykins is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who has practiced medicine in Phoenix since 2002.
Dr. Samuel Bailey is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who began practicing medicine in 2003.
Our Audiologist, Dr. Ellie Hatefi, began practicing Audiology after earning her Masters of Audiology degree in 1995.
Certified Physician's Assistant, Lindsay Stauss, PA-C completed her Physician Assistant Studies and was certified in 2005.
Doctors who specialize in this area are called otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, ENT doctors, ENT surgeons, or head and neck surgeons.
Audiologists are trained to diagnose, manage and/or treat hearing, tinnitus, or balance problems.
Audiologists have training in anatomy and physiology, hearing aids, cochlear implants, electrophysiology, acoustics, psychophysics, neurology, vestibular function and assessment, balance disorders, counseling and sign language. An Audiologist usually graduates with one of the following qualifications: MSc(Audiology), Au.D., STI, PhD, or ScD, depending the program and country attended.
Dr. Lykins is an unbelievable surgeon!
Dr. Lykins removed our daughter’s adenoids and tonsils in two separate surgeries. With each surgery she had relatively little recovery time and was back on her feet (and eating!) that same day. His method on the tonsils was quick and painless. I would highly recommend you see him for this procedure and others. His staff is friendly and accommodating and he is an unbelievable surgeon.Pediatric Tonsillectomy Parents
Dr. Chris Lykins Took the Extra Time
I saw Dr. Lykins and thought he was very professional. Dr. Chris Lykins took the extra time needed to answer any questions and he was very friendly – he also took the time to check up on me at the hospital the day after my surgery.
The scar left after my surgery with Dr. Lykins was very small and other medical professionals have commented on how good it looks.
Their helpful ENT office offers new patient forms right on their website, so you can fill out prior to your visit – which is great way to save time.
The biggest surprise was the refund I received because I was overcharged for my surgery. The office probably could have kept the amount which was over $100 and I wouldn’t have known.Paul O.Originally Posted on Yelp
Dr. Bailey Showed Sincere Concern for How I Was Feeling
A couple months ago, I needed to see an ENT and I had called around to a couple of offices and was very pleased right off the bat by the friendliness and sincere concern offered by Dr. Bailey’s office staff over the phone. They were able to fit me in the next morning, which was fantastic!
Once I was checked in and all my new patient paperwork was filled out (very quick process) I had virtually no wait time before Dr. Bailey came in to see me. Just like his staff, Dr. Bailey showed sincere concern for how I was feeling and offered several options to ensure that my treatment fit my needs.
I’ve had to see him again for a separate issue and the staff as well as Dr. Bailey were consistent with their amazing care.Amanda L.
Dr. Lykins’ Surgical Skills are Excellent
I just finished being treated by Dr. Lykins which included a surgical procedure.
I am very happy and satisfied with the treatment. Dr. Lykins is bright, personable, thorough and professional. He spends time with you as a patient, you never feel rushed and his surgical skills are excellent.
I would highly recommend Dr. Lykins to anyone in need of the services of a Scottsdale ENT specialist.Jean D.
Dr. Lykins Takes Pride in His Work
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.Gloria D.