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Best ENT Specialists in Phoenix

Best ENT Specialists in Phoenix
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Below is a list of the top and leading ENT Specialists in Phoenix. To help you find the best ENT specialist located near you in Phoenix, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.

The top rated ENT Specialists in Phoenix are:

  • Luis Vaquez – Elite ENT
  • James Gordon – Valley ENT
  • John Milligan – Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants
  • Jeffery Taffet – Biltmore ENT
  • Tracey Knott – Enticare ENT Deer Valley

Elite ENT

Luis Vazquez
Luis Vazquez – Elite ENT

Luis F. Vazquez, DO, FAAOA, offers top-notch professional ENT (ear, nose, and throat) services to the Phoenix, Arizona, community at Elite ENT. He specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating allergies and disorders of the ENT. He approaches each of his practice’s patrons with the same regard he’d offer a good friend.

Dr. Vazquez earned his medical degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school, he completed his surgical internship and otolaryngology residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. To further advance his training, Dr. Vazquez pursued his allergy fellowship with the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA).

A Puerto Rico native, Dr. Vazquez moved to Arizona during middle school and started practicing medicine in Phoenix in 2014. He’s bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish, and possesses a passion for attending to the needs of the underserved Latino community.

An ardent animal lover, Dr. Vazquez almost became a veterinarian before turning to human medicine. During his downtime, Dr. Vazquez pursues his passions for cooking, cycling, and traveling. He maintains an inquisitive interest in different cultures, languages, and cuisine.


Audiology, Hearing Aids, Tonsils & Adenoids, Allergy Shots, Pediatrics, Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Tinnitus, Balloon Sinuplasty


Address: 2340 E Beardsley Rd Suite 260, Phoenix, AZ 85024
Phone: (602) 802-8240
Website: https://www.eliteentaz.com/


Dr Vasquez was very respectful to my special needs daughter. He explained everything thing in layman’s terms and I would highly recommend to anyone.” – Jan Evenson

We love Dr. Vasquez. He has amazing bedside manor. He is amazing with my young daughter who is a highly anxious and dramatic little girl. He put tubes in her ears and she didnt freak out once through the whole process. My daughter loves him.” – Lindsay Eisenberg

Valley ENT

James Gordon
James Gordon – Valley ENT

Dr. Gordon, MD is a practicing Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT Specialist) in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Gordon graduated from University of Iowa Roy J & Lucille A Carver College of Medicine in 1995 and has been in practice for 23 years. He completed a residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital. Dr. Gordon also specializes in Allergy & Immunology and Diagnostic Radiology. He currently practices at Valley ENT and is affiliated with St Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center, Carondelet St Mary’s Hospital, and Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Gordon accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, and Humana. Dr. Gordon is board certified in Otolaryngology. Dr. Gordon also practices at Valley Ent. PC in Nogales, AZ.


Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergies, Asthma, Facial/Cosmetic Care, Sleep Apnea & Snoring, Dizziness & Balance, Head and Neck Cancer, Swallowing & Speech, Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids, Sinus Conditions & Nasal Surgery, Pediatric Care


Address: 9250 W Thomas Rd #350, Phoenix, AZ 85037
Phone: (623) 848-8890
Website: www.azvent.com


Great ! Lynn and Andriana are fantastic!” – Andy Bustamante

Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants

John Milligan
John Milligan – Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants

Dr. Milligan is a member of the North American Skull Base Society and a founding member of the Skull Base Surgery Team at the Barrow Neurological Institute. He is currently serving as Chief of Skull Base Surgery at the Head & Neck Institute of Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix and is involved in residency teaching programs at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center & Mayo Clinic. Dr. Milligan has served as the Chairman of the Surgery Department at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Otolaryngology section head at Banner University Medical Center. He has a special clinical interest in pediatrics, head and neck diseases, and sinus/nasal surgery. Dr. Milligan has published several articles in professional literature, and has consistently been recognized by Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Docs” publication as one of the top ENT physicians in the Valley.

Dr. Milligan lives in Phoenix with his wife, Connie and has three adult children. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, ballroom dancing, golf, tandem cycling, travel, running, and reading (especially C.S. Lewis).


Comprehensive Neck & Cancer Care, Ear & Skull Base Surgery, Ears, Nose, Throat, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laryngology, Voice & Swallow Disorders, Neurotology, Pediatiric Otolaryngology, Thyroid/Parathyroid


Address: 4545 E Chandler Blvd #202, Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phone: (480) 659-2330
Website: www.aocphysicians.com


When I called in late April to make an appointment, at my primary doctors suggestion, they were the only Ear, nose & throat specialists that could get me in quickly. My appointment was set for May 8th when all others I tried wanted me to wait until mid to late June. I was having serious nose bleeds and it needed cauterizing. Dr Michael Guttenplan listened to everything I had to say, then asked questions and took care of the problems along with giving me very specific instructions for future care. He also took the time to answer my questions after I did a hearing test. My expectations are very high when it comes to health care and I would highly recommend Dr Guttenplan, MD” – Rose Lanier

I have been struggling with Ménière’s disease for two years now . Dr . Whittaker confirmed my diagnosis and began treatment immediately . I have been doing the shots in the ear drum. Hopefully this works. The staff here are very nice and professional and my doctor is as well. I am very thankful for my doctor.” – Kathaleen Archer


Jeffrey Taffet
Jeffrey Taffet – Biltmore ENT

Dr. Taffet came to Arizona in 1986. He graduated from Syracuse University Magna Cum Laude where he majored in Biology and Fine Arts. He completed his medical education at New Jersey College of Medicine and his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He also completed a fellowship in Head and Neck reconstruction and was an assistant professor of Surgery at the State University in New York. He is a Member of The American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeons, The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as State and County Medical Societies. He serves on the Physician Advisory Board of Diver Alert Network. He has performed over 15,000 sinus, and Head and Neck procedures.

He is an active skier,scuba diver and skydiver, with over 5000 jumps and the holder of several world records. He enjoys hiking the slot canyons of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. He has participated in Samaritan’s Outreach Program for 13 years where he delivered volunteer specialty medical care to outlying and rural areas of Arizona and the Navajo Nation. In 2000, Dr Taffet was awarded Physician of the Year by Phoenix Memorial Hospital for his contributions. His highest priorities are his wife Debbie and his two daughters Jordan and Jesse and sons Paxton and Cayden.


Ears, Nose, Throat, Head & Neck, Cancer, Pediatric


Address: 4400 N 32nd St #220, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Phone: (602) 956-1250
Website: www.biltmoreent.com


Dr. Taffet was wonderful. I saw him because I was unable to breathe through my nose while sleeping and he fixed me up no problem. Everything was very straight forward and he did an amazing job on my nose. I didn’t know it was possible to be able to breathe this well. Would highly recommend!” – Eric Gooley

I love this place. I will continue to go here and to recommend them to everyone. The doctor was very attentive and worked with me scared little boy to get a rock out of his ear. It was in there for a year .No doctor within 30 miles would touch it for fear they’d make it worse or push it farther in. He got it out in less than a minute. Will use them over and over again for my family,s ent needs.“- Kelsey S

Enticare ENT Deer Valley

Tracey Knott
Tracey Knott – Enticare ENT Deer Valley

Dr. Knott grew up in Michigan and began her studies at the University of Michigan. She earned Class Honors three consecutive years in route to receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then attended Des Moines University for her medical degree.

While there, she was awarded membership into Sigma Sigma Phi, the national osteopathic honor fraternity. She completed her Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery residency through Michigan State University where she served as chief resident. After practicing for four years in Chicago, she moved to sunny Arizona and resides in the East Valley. She specializes in general otolaryngology treating adult and pediatric patients. In her free time, she enjoys being with her husband and two wonderful children, traveling and spending time outdoors.


ENT, Sleep, Allergy, Hearing, Aesthetics


Address: 19841 N 27th Ave #301, Phoenix, AZ 85027
Phone: (480) 214-9000
Website: www.enticare.com


Clean seating area, very nice, courteous staff and adequate waiting time, not long at all for our appointment. Would definitely recommend. Worth the drive for us.” – Athena Duncan

“We felt at ease with Dr. Rodriguez. He was very personable and easy to understand. He was very knowledgeable and made us feel comfortable- and provided a lot of information. Always quick turn around in the office too!” – stacey capello