Below is a list of the top and leading ENT Specialists in San Diego. To help you find the best ENT specialist located near you in San Diego, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated ENT Specialists in San Diego are:
- Ritvik Mehta – California Head & Neck Specialists
- Jennifer MacEwan – Rancho Ear Nose & Throat
- Rowley S. Busino – ENT Specialists in San Diego
- Cyrus Torchinsky – Miya & Torchinsky San Diego ENT
- Perry Mansfield – Senta Clinic
California Head & Neck Specialists
Dr. Ritvik Mehta received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He then went on to Harvard Medical School where he completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. While at Harvard, he developed his interest in treating patients with facial paralysis. Recognizing the profound impact that facial paralysis has on the lives of those affected, Dr. Mehta chose to pursue advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Facial Nerve Disorders during his fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School. He then went on to complete a second fellowship in Otology / Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Dr. Mehta is truly a compassionate and caring physician who has a deep interest in providing the best possible care for his patients. He has co-authored numerous publications and was the recipient of the American Neurotology Society Trainee Award for his middle-ear research. Dr. Mehta is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a professional member in the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, International Otopathology Society (Schuknecht Society), and the American Neurotology Society.
Audiology, Hearing & Balance, Allergy & Sinus, Head & Neck, Nose & Mouth, Sleep, Pediatrics, Voice & Swallowing
“We had such a great experience with California Head and Neck Specialist. My son had a cochlear implant put in and we were very well informed and treated with the up most care. Overall I am very satisfied and plan on using them again in the future..” – Kelly Thompson
“All positive. Doctor patient relationship, communication, treatment, follow ups, support staff all excellent” – Daniel Moriarty
Rancho Ear Nose & Throat
Dr. Jennifer MacEwan was born and raised here in San Diego, graduating from Mount Carmel High School after which she pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology at Cornell University in upstate New York. She attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
She then returned to California where she completed her residency in Otolaryngology at Loma Linda University. During her time there, she was awarded the Foundation Resident Humanitarian Travel Grant from the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation to travel to the Marshall Islands to provide her skills in Ear, Nose, and Throat surgery to the residents of Majuro.
Although Dr. MacEwan has an interest in all areas of Otolaryngology, she also underwent additional training after residency in Voice and Swallowing Disorders with Dr. John Sok at Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center. She is very excited to return home and give back to the community where she was raised.
She feels blessed to have a wonderful husband and fantastic young daughter. She spends a lot of time with her family who still lives in the area, and she enjoys yoga, golf, and time at the beach.
Sinus, Nose, Allergy, Sinus Treatment, Allergy Testing & Treatment, Ears & Hearing, Voice, Swallowing, Snoring & Sleep Apnea, Head & Neck, Cosmetic, Pediatric
“Dr. Wadhwa is a true professional and his staff is amazing! Before seeing Dr. W. I was having major issues breathing through my nose It has been a few months since my nasal surgery And I am now not only breathing better but feeling better as well. Dr. W. Has my highest possible recommendation. Thanks!” – Sal Padilla
“Dr. MacEwan and Amy have been wonderful caring for me. I have been very nervous about my procedure and from day one they have worked to keep me at ease. I have received calls from both to follow up on my status. Both take time to answer any questions or concerns. Great team, would recommend to anyone. They even take time to explain my insurance benefits and how my billing will work. Thank you to all the team.” – Karynne Morales
ENT Specialists in San Diego
Dr. Busino specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat care) and cares for both children and adults. Dr. Busino can help patients with thyroid cancer, sleep disorders, swallowing issues, temporomandibular joint disorder and many other conditions.
Balloon Sinus Dilation, Cholesteatoma, Deviated Nasal Septum, Dizziness, Ear Wax, Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Hearing Loss, Nasal Polyps, Perforated Ear Drum, Rhinitis, Salivary Glands, Sinusitis, Sleep Apnea & Snoring, Thyroid Nodules, Tinnitus, Tonsilitis, Vocal Cord Nodules and Polyps, Vocal Cord Paralysis
“An excellent healthcare facility through & through, front office staff, nurses & doctors! Thank You ENT Associates of San Diego!” – Philip Archuleta
“I rarely post reviews. However I’ve had nothing but positive experiences here. Dr Pitzer and everyone in the staff and front desk has been friendly, informative and have gone the extra mile. When I saw the lower rating with the posted two reviews I felt incumbent upon myself to write a different opinion and share a different experience. Everyone here has been extraordinarily kind and helpful.” – Agustine Welles
Miya & Torchinsky San Diego ENT
Dr. Torchinsky attended Dartmouth College where he received his undergraduate degree in English in 1993. He then attended medical school at the Boston University, School of Medicine, where he received his M.D. in 2002 and had previously obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in 2000.
Dr. Torchinsky trained as an Intern at the University of California San Diego, Department of Surgery from 2002-2003 and was a resident in Otolaryngology from 2003-2007. He was Chief Resident of Otolaryngology from 2007-2008.
Balloon Sinuplasty, Facial Nerve Monitoring, Allergy Mangement, Ear Tubes, Hearing Aids, Noise & Hearing Protection, Sinus Surgery, Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy, Pillar Procedure, Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy, Thyroid Surgery, Image Guided Surgery
“Really good care. The wait was not to long. Shorter wait would be better but he took time with me to give the best care and that takes time. He trated my acute issue but also talked to me about some other things that could be chronic and how to prevent problems. Definitely more concered with my care above all else.” – T. C.
“My daughter was in San Diego for college and has had chronic sinusitis and all that comes with that. Dr Torchinsky and his staff were great. It was so nice knowing that she had a specialist she could see while she was there. He diagnosed her problems along with an MRI and treated her with medication when needed. We sure did appreciate his care!!” – Simon Periche
Perry T. Mansfield, M.D., was born in Toronto to a Hungarian immigrant family that escaped the communist persecution of Eastern Europe in 1956. His father and Mother worked tirelessly to build a better life for their family and help him obtain a medical school degree with honors and Dean’s List designation from the University of Toronto in 1987. He completed residency/research training, at the University of Toronto in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 1993. As part of his training he spent a year of General/Trauma Surgery in South Central Los Angeles at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and USC Medical Center. During his year in Los Angeles he obtained a California Medical License. He obtained board certifications in both Canada and the United States. He has been a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology for over 2 decades. While in Canada, he received the Canadian Humane Association; Canada Award of Bravery (from the Queen of England). “To recognize such deeds of heroism, by Canadians in civilian life…”.
His continued quest to deliver optimal patient satisfaction and patient centered care in the skull base led Dr. Mansfield to co-found Senta Clinic. His mission: To inspire hope, expand the health and well-being of each patient with skull base disease, by providing personalized optimal care through integrated clinical practice, and research. He began financially resourcing infrastructure and started the recruitment of top physicians in the specialties of Head and Neck Surgery, Neurotology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery and Neurology. As Founding CEO in 2004, and current board member of Senta, he worked with business leaders, hospital administrators, healthcare regulatory attorneys, politicians, and patients to help build and grow the various disciplines and ancillary services to support a regional referral skull base program. Over the past 13 years Senta Clinic physicians have become renowned, focusing on disorders of the skull base. Senta Clinic provides comprehensive care in the fields of Neurosurgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery and Neurology. Senta Clinic participates in three clinic locations, two outpatient surgical Centers, radiology, MRI, and CT scan facilities, hearing healthcare center, sleep diagnostic testing facilities, and a research department. Senta Clinic has numerous affiliated physicians, surgeons and allied health professionals, and dedicated staff providing yearly care to tens of thousands of patient encounters, and thousands of surgeries. Senta Clinic provides regional emergency and trauma care to Sharp Healthcare, Prime Healthcare and four Scripps/MD Anderson hospitals. Senta Clinic physicians have been involved in developing advances in disease specific technologies including vestibular balance smart phone applications, rotary chair development, balance centers, balloon sinuplasty, Eustachian tube dilation, hypoglossal nerve stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea, and neuro-diagnostic EMG testing among many others. Senta Clinic Physicians are directors of programs involving the San Diego Gamma Knife Center, The Laurel Amtower Neuro-oncology Institute, Scripps Health neurotrauma program, Head and Neck Services of Sharp Memorial Hospital and participate in numerous medical staff positions.
Tumors of the Salivary Glands, Skin Tumors, Tumors of the Mouth and Voice Box, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Skull Base Surgery, Lateral Skull Base Cancers, Anterior Skull Base Cancers, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Laser Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Advanced Treatment, Reconstruction After Surgery, Bloodless Medicine, Nasal allergies, Recurrent sinus infections, Balloon Sinuplasty™, Nasal obstruction/enlarged turbinates, Image Guided Sinus Surgery, Nasal polyps, Nosebleeds, Cosmetic nasal surgery
“Dr. Mansfield performed a wide excision on a malignant melanoma on my face near my eye. I have to admit, I’ve never felt more comfortable around a Doctor before. Excellent bedside manner, and genuinely cared about my well being. Knowledgeable and experienced, are the first two words that come to mind regarding my treatment. Thank you Dr. Mansfield.” – Ernie Fisher
“Dr. Mansfield did my UPP, tonsilectomy, and fixed my deviated septum 11 years ago to fix my severe sleep apnea. I just had a sleep study done here in Colorado, and my ENT said he has never seen a better done surgery that held so well. Not only was he a great surgeon but I trusted him and his team during this very scary experience at only 29 years old.” – Michelle Burr
Amy Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Amy has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.