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Dr. Kristopher Lay, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.3 (18)
Map Pin Small Hoover, AL
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kristopher Lay, MD

Dr. Kristopher Lay, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Hoover, AL. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham and Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Lay, completed a residency at University of Al Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lay an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Lay works at Alabama Nasal and Sinus Center in Hoover, AL. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Headache and Thrush 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. Lay's Office Locations

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    Alabama Nasal and Sinus Center
    7191 Cahaba Valley Rd Ste 301, Hoover, AL 35242 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 980-2091

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham
  • Grandview Medical Center

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
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Thrush
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Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Allergic Rhinitis
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Meniere's Disease
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tonsillitis
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Abscess
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Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Allergic Reaction
Broken Nose
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Ear Cellulitis
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
ENT Cancer
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperacusis
Labyrinthitis
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Mixed Hearing Loss
Myringitis
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Outer Ear Infection
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngolaryngitis
Pulmonary Disease
Sinus Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Snoring
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Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sore Throat
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Adenoidectomy
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
ENT Surgery
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Surgery
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Parotidectomy
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Sinus Surgery
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    Based on 18 ratings
    Patient Ratings (18)
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1447227830
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Al Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Alabama Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kristopher Lay, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lay is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lay has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lay works at Alabama Nasal and Sinus Center in Hoover, AL. View the full address on Dr. Lay’s profile.

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

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Lay. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lay.

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