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Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.0 (41)
Map Pin Small Scottsdale, AZ
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD

Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Scottsdale, AZ. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center. Dr. Lykins, completed a residency at University of Wa School of Med. Patients rated Dr. Lykins an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Lykins works at Practice in Scottsdale, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Postnasal Drip, Deviated Septum and All Headaches (incl. Migraine) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lykins' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southwest ENT and Sinus Center PLC
    20201 N Scottsdale Healthcare Dr Ste 230, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 684-1360
  2. 2
    North Valley Surgery Center
    8901 E Raintree Dr Ste 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 767-2100
  3. 3
    Kenneth M Piper Family Health Center
    9007 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 860-3950
  4. 4
    Southwest ENT PC
    8752 E Via de Commercio Ste 1, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (480) 684-1080

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center

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Postnasal Drip
Deviated Septum
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)

Treatment frequency



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Postnasal Drip
Deviated Septum
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Cervical Vertigo
Allergic Rhinitis
Broken Nose
Chronic Nasopharyngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Loss of Smell and Taste
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nasal Polyp
Nosebleed
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Pharyngitis
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Obstructive Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Anosmia
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Bell's Palsy
Birthmark
Bone Cancer
Cauliflower Ear
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenotonsillitis
Cleft Palate
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
Ear Abscess
Ear Ache
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Ear Cancer
ENT Cancer
Geographic Tongue
Gum Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hyperacusis
Hyperparathyroidism
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nose Cancer
Oral Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Cyst
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Tube Placement
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Facial Reconstruction
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Glossectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Puncture Aspiration
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Skin Grafts
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medica
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Simplifi
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1477540292
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Wa School of Med
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Washington
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lykins is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Lykins has seen patients for Postnasal Drip, Deviated Septum and All Headaches (incl. Migraine), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lykins on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    41 patients have reviewed Dr. Lykins. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lykins.

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