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Dr. Alan Shikani, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Shikani

Dr. Alan Shikani, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from American Univerity of Beirut in 1980 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, ear, nose, and throat, and more.


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(410) 554-4455

Dr. Shikani accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Aetna HMO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nevada PPO
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Administrators
CareFirst Admnistrators
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
Blue Preferred PPO
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Johns Hopkins Advantage MD
Maryland Physicians Care
Medicaid
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Medicare
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MultiPlan
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One Net
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Priority Partners
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Shikani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Sinusitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikani treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shikani treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikani treats Sinusitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shikani treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Laryngitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikani treats Laryngitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shikani treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shikani's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

About Me

Our Patients Come First!

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Audiology
  • Audiology (Hearing Aid Fitting)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Residency Hospital
1991
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Union Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
American Univerity of Beirut
Medical School
1991
1987
1987
1980

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shikani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shikani

3.8

Based on 62 reviews

5 Stars
69.35483870967742%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(1)
1 Star
29.032258064516128%
(18)

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For over 10 years I was unable to smell anything at all, ( I mean absolutely nothing) Dr. Shikani was recommended to me by my primary care Dr. He along with his team did an outstanding surgery on me, and today I am the happiest person alive, I can smell like never before and I can taste the real...Read More
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Went in 12/28/17 with symptoms of sinus infection. Dr. Shikani recommended immediate CT scan. CT scan showed blocked sinuses and Dr. Shikani recommended immediate surgery to clean out sinuses. I was taken aback by the rush to surgery and felt like a round of antibiotics should have been the...Read More
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very nice, concerned and caring, takes time with you,
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Dr Shikani and staff has been extremely helpful and professional. From minor medical issues to major issues such as cancer and surgery. I received top notch care. His personal care and expert knowledge was very comforting when I experienced my medical crisis. It is reassuring to know that you...Read More
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He is a very excellent doctor I would tell others about him
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Maryland ENT Center, LLC.

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